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Winter Ride

Q: How does a snowman get around? A: He rides an icicle! Explanation: Merry Christmas to those of you who celebrate! “To get around” means “to move” or “to travel.” An icicle is a piece of ice that forms when dripping water … Continue reading

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Gnomes and Elves

Q: What do Santa’s elves do after school? A: Their gnomework! Explanation:  Gnome rhymes with home.  After school most students do homework; elves do “gnomework.”  This is funny because elves and gnomes are both magical creatures and because of the rhyme. If they … Continue reading

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The Empty Sack

Q: How many presents can Santa fit in his empty sack? A: Only one.  After that it is not empty anymore! Explanation: The old empty sack trick!  This joke plays on the understanding of the words “empty” and “how many.”  The listener expects … Continue reading

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Free Sleigh

Q: How much did Santa pay for his sleigh? A: Nothing.  It was on the house! Explanation:  If something is “on the house” it means it is free.  Often you will hear the expression in a movie, “Drinks are on the house!”  That … Continue reading

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Oh No!

Q: Who says, “Oh, oh, oh!”? A: Santa Claus walking backwards! Explanation: Santa is known for saying, “Ho, ho ho!” as he laughs.  If you write “ho, ho, ho” backwards you get “oh, oh, oh.”  Silly, silly silly!

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Hoe! Hoe Hoe!

Q: Why does Santa have a garden? A: So he can hoe, hoe, hoe! Explanation: When Santa laughs he says, “Ho, ho ho!”  When you work in a garden sometimes you use a hoe (a tool with a long handle … Continue reading

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