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November Flowers?

Q: If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? A: Pilgrims! Explanation: Happy Thanksgiving!!  This is one of my favorite jokes and one that I did not understand when I was a kid. In the northern hemisphere spring comes around … Continue reading

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Off Key

Q: What’s the difference between a guitar and a fish? A: You can’t tuna fish! Explanation: Tuna fish?  No, tune – a – fish.  You see, for a guitar to sound good, you have to tune it.  A fish cannot be tuned… but … Continue reading

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Flying Clocks

Q: Why did Tomás throw the clock out the window? A: He wanted to see time fly! Explanation: “Time flies” means that time seems to pass quickly as in the expression, “time flies when you are having fun.”  Of course if you throw … Continue reading

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It’s not easy being green

Q:  What’s green and sings? A:  Elvis Parsley! Explanation:  This joke is a play on words- “parsley”, a leafy green used as food, sounds a lot like “Presley” the last name of the famous singer, Elvis Presley.  Parsley, Presley, Parsley, … Continue reading

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Luke at me!

Knock, knock.  Who’s there? Luke. Luke who? You look like you want to hear another knock knock joke! Explanation: You see, “Luke” sounds like “look.”  So, you look like you want to hear another knock knock joke!

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Invisible Man

Q: Why did the invisible man turn down a job offer? A: He just couldn’t see himself doing it! Explanation: The invisible man is a book by H. G. Wells and also a movie.  If you are invisible no one … Continue reading

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7 8 9

Q: Why was 6 afraid of  7? A: Because 7, 8, 9! Explanation:  If you read the numbers is sounds like seven-eight (ate)-nine.  And if I were 6, I, too, would be afraid of seven if it is eating other … Continue reading

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Snowman and Vampire

Q. What do you get when you cross a snowman with a vampire? A. Frostbite. Explanation:  This is a common type of joke that is funny because you cross (combine) one thing with another (usually two things that do not … Continue reading

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Red all over? No, read all over.

Q:  What is black and white and red all over?  A:  A newspaper! Explanation:  This joke plays on the word red/ read.  “Red” is a color, like black and white.  “Read”(pronounced “red”)  is the past tense of read (every day … Continue reading

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