Tag Archives: vocabulary

One-Trick Pony

Q: Why couldn’t the pony talk?A: He was a little horse! Explanation: For most people, a pony is a small horse.  There is actually a difference between a horse and a pony. In common conversation, though, most people do not make … Continue reading

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Cool as a Cucumber

Q: How does a cucumber become a pickle?A: It goes through a jarring experience! Explanation: Do you love pickles?  I do!  Pickles are little cucumbers that are left in vinegar or brine for a period of time. This is usually done … Continue reading

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Trousers Again

Q: What does a dog do that a person steps into? A: Pants! Explanation: Thank you to a friend from India for sending another joke about pants! Last week I explained about pants, the ones you wear that are also called … Continue reading

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Can you hear me now?

Q: Did you hear about the two antennas who got married?A: The wedding was awful but the reception was great! Explanation: Antennas are used to receive and send electromagnetic waves so we can communicate (like with radios and TVs).  Some antennas … Continue reading

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Painted into a Corner

Q: What happened when the ship ran aground while transporting red paint and black paint?A: The crew was marooned! Explanation: A bit of transportation humor this week.  To run aground means that the ship was not floating, but the bottom of … Continue reading

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Jam-packed

Q: Why was the baby strawberry crying?A: Because her parents were in a jam! Explanation: Jam is a type of food that is typically made of fruit.  Jam is usually spread on another food like bread or toast (like the way … Continue reading

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A Can of Corn

Q: What did the baby corn say to the mama corn? A: Where is pop corn? Explanation: There are many types of families.  Some families, like the one in this joke, are made of a mom, dad, and baby.  Mom can … Continue reading

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You Can Bank On It

Q: What runs but never walks, murmurs, but never talks, has a bed but never sleeps, and has a mouth but never eats?A: A river! Explanation: Thanks the Instagram account of Glacier National Park for this week’s joke.  There are many … Continue reading

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Flower Power

Q: What do you call a flower that runs on electricity? A: A power plant! Explanation: A power plant is a place where electricity is made.  There are many different types of power plants. A flower is the part of a plant … Continue reading

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April Showers

Q: Why would you want a chicken-proof umbrella? A: To use when the weather is fowl! Explanation: Spring started back on March 19 in the northern hemisphere, while fall began for me here in the southern hemisphere.  As the seasons change, … Continue reading

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