Tag Archives: humor

Beacon of Light

Q: How many musicians does it take to change a lightbulb? A: A-one, a-two, a-one, two, three, four! Explanation: There are many, many jokes that start ask, “How many ________ does it take to change a lightbulb?  You can do … Continue reading

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Wrecked!

Q: What does a computer do when it is tired? A: It crashes! Explanation: Did your computer ever stop working (freeze) or turn itself off when you wanted to use it?  If it did, you can say your computer crashed.  Computer … Continue reading

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It’s About Time

Q: Where can you go to practice math on New Year’s Eve? A: Times Square! Explanation: Happy New Year!  It’s 2023 which means that Explain the Joke is celebrating 10 years of explaining jokes in English. To get better at math, … Continue reading

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Spare Change

Q: When does it rain money? A: When there is change in the weather! Explanation: “The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain,” according to the song from My Fair Lady.   In Peru, they just wish it would rain!  But nowhere … Continue reading

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Leave Hanging

Q: What happens when winter arrives?A: Autumn leaves! Explanation: In the northern hemisphere winter officially starts on December 21 (winter solstice, astronomical winter), but for many places in the north, it is already cold.  Did you know that there is more … Continue reading

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No Thorn, No Rose

Q: Where do roses sleep? A: In a flower bed! Explanation: According to many surveys, roses are one of the most popular flowers.  Although they have thorns, some people say that they are not that hard to grow. When you have … Continue reading

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Turkey Crossing

Q: Why did the turkey cross the road? A: So people would think he was a chicken! Explanation: Happy Thanksgiving! In many countries throughout the world people celebrate a day of thanks.  In the United States, Thanksgiving is celebrated on the … Continue reading

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Banner’s Begonias

Q: Why was the Incredible Hulk so good at gardening? A: Because he had a green thumb! Explanation: Dr. David/Robert Bruce Banner becomes the superhero known as the Hulk, or the Incredible Hulk, when he becomes angry.  In that process of … Continue reading

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A Kiss from the Count

Q: What’s it like being kissed by a vampire? A: It’s a pain in the neck! Explanation: Happy Halloween to those of you who celebrate!  Many countries around the world celebrate Halloween, or another somewhat-related holiday around this time of year.  … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter and Worry

Q: Why was the jelly so stressed out? A: Because it was spread too thin! Explanation: Jelly is a food made by boiling fruit juice with sugar until it becomes thick and sort of transparent.  Jelly is similar to jam, marmalade, … Continue reading

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