Tag Archives: Idiom

Prove Your Chops

Q: What did the angry lumberjack say to the tree? A: I have an axe to grind with you! Explanation: Lumberjacks are people who work cutting down trees so that people can use wood to make things.  Many years ago, lumberjacks … Continue reading

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My Main Squeeze

Q: How did the orange get into the crowded restaurant? A: He squeezed his way in! Explanation: As COVID cases wane, more and more people are heading out to restaurants.  In the case of this joke, even the orange goes into … Continue reading

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“Brave, yes, but not stupid.”

Q: What is the smartest animal? A: A snake, because no one can pull its leg! Explanation: There are a lot of smart animals!  (My cat was not one of them, but I loved him anyway.) Snakes are not generally included … Continue reading

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A String of Good Luck

Q: Why was the rope so stressed out? A: It was getting itself all tied up in knots! Explanation: Last week an upset wire, this week a stressed out rope! Such is the pandemic life. When you tie the ends of … Continue reading

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Just Around the Bend

Q: Why was the metal wire so upset? A: It was getting bent out of shape over nothing! Explanation: Metal wire comes in all sorts of sizes, measured by how thick it is.  Electrical wire also comes in different thicknesses.  Metal … Continue reading

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On the Lookout

Q: What did the orange say to the banana when they were looking for the apple? A: Keep your eyes peeled! Explanation: It’s summer where I am (not -20º like the other place I call home) and it’s a great time … Continue reading

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News Flash

Q: Why did the ice cream cone become a news reporter?A: Because he wanted to get the scoop! Explanation: Do you watch the evening news?  Listen to news on the radio or a podcast? Perhaps you read a newspaper?  News reporters … Continue reading

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They Might Be Giants’ Words

Q: What is the best way to talk to a giant?A: Use big words! Explanation: When I think of giants, I think of characters like those from Roald Dahl’s The BFG, Jack and the Beanstalk, and A Monster Calls.  They are … Continue reading

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Dirtless

Q: Why did the thief wash his clothes after the robbery?A: He wanted to make a clean getaway! Explanation: A thief is a robber, someone who steals things. Washing your clothes, well, you already know, will make your clothes clean. A … Continue reading

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Zombie Out

Q: Why didn’t the zombie go to work? A: Because he felt rotten! Explanation: When you are sick, it is very important that you don’t go to work or school, especially now with COVID still making people sick.  If you feel … Continue reading

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