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Run the Good Race

Q: What race is never run? A: A swimming race! Explanation: Thank you to a swimming friend who sent me this joke. This explanation will be short, maybe abut 50 meters, the length of an olympic swimming pool.  Yes, I know, … Continue reading

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Catch and Release

Q: What can you catch but not throw? A: A cold! Explanation: Are you familiar with the expression, to catch a cold?  when you catch a cold you get a cold (runny nose, sneezing, maybe coughing, …) from someone else.  Cold sometimes means the … Continue reading

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Tools for Fools?

Q: What tool can you use to cut water? A: A sea-saw! Explanation: To understand this joke you must first know what a seesaw is.  A seesaw is a toy/ game/ ride that you might see on a playground where children play … Continue reading

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Workout Yeti

Q: What do you call a snowman with six-pack abs? A: The Abdominal Snowman! Explanation: Let’s start with six-pack abs: six-pack abs are stomach muscles that are well formed and strong.  To get six-pack abs you need to do a lot of exercise.  (By … Continue reading

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National Cat Day

Q: What is it called when a cat wins a dog show? A: A CAT-HAS-TROPHY! Explanation: Today in the United States is National Cat Day! so a cat joke seemed appropriate. When someone (or some animal!?!) wins a contest like a … Continue reading

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Light My Fire

Q: How do you make a fire with two sticks? A: Make sure one of them is a match! Explanation: This joke only works if you know what a matchstick is.  If you have a match or a matchstick you can easily make … Continue reading

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“Llama Llama”

Q: What’s more amazing than a talking llama? A: A spelling bee! Explanation:  I love llamas– especially here in Peru.  And no, llamas do not talk but it sure would be amazing if they did! In this joke the idea of a talking … Continue reading

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St-ability

“As a jockey I work with horses, but at least it’s a stable job!” This line is from Charles Lamb and it plays on the double meaning of the word stable: 1) a building where horses are kept; 2) not … Continue reading

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Looking Good!

Q: What did one pencil say to the other pencil? A: You’re looking sharp! Explanation:  When the writing end of a pencil is pointed, we say that the pencil is sharp (the non-writing end is the eraser). When someone is wearing nice clothes we … Continue reading

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New Shirt!

Q: What’s the best place to shop for a soccer shirt? A: New Jersey! Explanation: Quite simply, the shirt that soccer players wear is called a jersey.  New Jersey is one of the 50 United States.  If you want to buy … Continue reading

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