- Follow Explain the Joke on WordPress.com
Tag Archives: Thanksgiving
Q: Why did the turkey cross the road? A: So people would think he was a chicken! Explanation: Happy Thanksgiving! In many countries throughout the world people celebrate a day of thanks. In the United States, Thanksgiving is celebrated on the … Continue reading
Catch Me If You Can
Q: What did the turkey say to the hunter?A: Quack, quack! Explanation: Happy Thanksgiving Day to readers who are celebrating Thanksgiving today. I hope you are safe, and healthy. Thank you for reading Explain the Joke! On Thanksgiving day, many families … Continue reading
Can you ear me now?
Q: What has many ears but cannot hear? A: A field of corn! Explanation: “Ear” has two meanings (when used as a noun, a thing): 1) Most people (and most animals) have an ear on each side of their head that allow them … Continue reading
Q: What is the difference between a pirate and a cranberry farmer? A: A pirate buries his treasure while a cranberry farmer treasures his berries! Explanation: Cranberries are a sour fruit, related to blueberries, that are used to make cranberry sauce and … Continue reading
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
Posted in ELL, ESL, humor, Joke Tagged apple, blueberry pie, draw, ELL, English, ESL, expectations, food, French Silk Pie, fruit, funny, humor, joke, jokes, kids, kids jokes, pie, reading, recipe, sink teeth into, Thanksgiving, writing Leave a comment
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
Having Family for Thanksgiving
Q: Should you have your whole family for Thanksgiving dinner? A: No, you should just have the turkey! Explanation: Another joke that plays with a double meaning. Imagine a conversation like this: “What did you have for dinner?” “I had soup and … Continue reading
Q: Which side of the turkey has the most feathers? A: The outside! Explanation: At first when you hear this joke, the expectation is that the answer will be the right side or the left side, perhaps the top, bottom, front … Continue reading
Q: What is the musical part of a turkey? A: The drumstick! Explanation: “Drumstick” has two meanings: a drumstick is the piece of wood that a drummer uses to hit the drum and make music; a turkey leg, one that has been … Continue reading