Tag Archives: funny

Catch Me If You Can

Q: What did the turkey say to the hunter?A: Quack, quack! Explanation: Happy Thanksgiving Day to readers who are celebrating Thanksgiving today.  I hope you are safe, and healthy.  Thank you for reading Explain the Joke!   On Thanksgiving day, many families … Continue reading

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Painted into a Corner

Q: What happened when the ship ran aground while transporting red paint and black paint?A: The crew was marooned! Explanation: A bit of transportation humor this week.  To run aground means that the ship was not floating, but the bottom of … Continue reading

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Great Oaks from Little Acorns

Q: How do you get a squirrel to like you?A: Act like a nut! Explanation: In English, the word nut can refer to foods such as pistachios, cashews, and walnuts. Squirrels love to eat nuts, especially acorns if there are oak … Continue reading

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The Skeleton Sang, “I’ve Got You…”

Q: Why do skeletons stay so calm?A: Because nothing gets under their skin! Explanation: Happy Halloween! To get under one’s skin is an idiom meaning that something bothers you.  If something gets under your skin, it nags at you, it … Continue reading

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Fly Me to the Moon

Q: How does the moon cut his hair?A: Eclipse it! Explanation: A lunar eclipse happens during a full moon when the earth moves between the sun and the moon so that the full moon can no longer be seen.  The moon, … Continue reading

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In the Slow Lane

Q: What do you get when you combine a porcupine and a turtle?A: A slowpoke! Explanation: A porcupine is an animal that has needles which are called quills.  The quills are sharp on the end and will hurt if they touch … Continue reading

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My Better Half

Q: What’s worse than finding a worm in your apple? A: Finding half a worm! Explanation: Imagine biting into an apple and finding a worm.  Yes, that is a very unpleasant thought because your apple is most likely not in very … Continue reading

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Jam-packed

Q: Why was the baby strawberry crying?A: Because her parents were in a jam! Explanation: Jam is a type of food that is typically made of fruit.  Jam is usually spread on another food like bread or toast (like the way … Continue reading

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A Can of Corn

Q: What did the baby corn say to the mama corn? A: Where is pop corn? Explanation: There are many types of families.  Some families, like the one in this joke, are made of a mom, dad, and baby.  Mom can … Continue reading

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You Can Bank On It

Q: What runs but never walks, murmurs, but never talks, has a bed but never sleeps, and has a mouth but never eats?A: A river! Explanation: Thanks the Instagram account of Glacier National Park for this week’s joke.  There are many … Continue reading

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