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Toothless

Q: What do you call a bear with no teeth? A: A gummy bear! Explanation: The soft, red part that your teeth seem to come out of is called your gums.  When you lose a tooth your gums will probably bleed a … Continue reading

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Sad Fruit

Q: What fruit do you eat when you are sad? A: Blueberries. Explanation: In English some colors are associated with feelings.  Blue is associated with sadness.  When you “feel blue” it means that you are feeling sad. If the berries are blue … Continue reading

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Musical Teeth

Q: What musical instrument is found in the bathroom? A: A tuba toothpaste. Explanation: A ‘tuba‘ is a large musical instrument, a brass instrument, that plays very low notes when you blow into it. A tube of toothpaste is, well, toothpaste … Continue reading

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Transparently

Q: Why are ghosts so bad at lying? A: Because you can see right through them! Explanation: To “see through” someone means to understand them, what they really mean, to understand the truth.  You can “see through” someone who is telling … Continue reading

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Heartfelt Halloween

Q: Why didn’t the skeleton want to go to school? A: His heart wasn’t in it. Explanation: A skeleton is just your bones; nothing on the inside and nothing on the outside.  That means that there is no heart in a … Continue reading

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Kind of Punny

Another pun: I used to hate crayons but I’m drawn to them now. Explanation: Crayons are used for drawing.  “To be drawn to something” means that something is enticing, attractive, makes you want to approach it or get to know it. … Continue reading

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Apple or Blueberry?

Q: What’s the best thing to put into a pie? A: Your teeth! Explanation:    Mmmmmm!  I love a good pie!  I love to sink my teeth into a good pie (“Sink your teeth into” is also an idiom)! When someone asks … Continue reading

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