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Hickory Dickory Clock

Q: What time is it when your clock strikes 13? A: Time to get a new clock! Explanation: When a clock “strikes the hour” it means that it is exactly on the hour, 8:00 or 11:00 for example (not 8:17 or … Continue reading

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Bee Amazing!

Q: What creature is smarter than a talking parrot?A: A spelling bee! Explanation: And we’re back! Perhaps you have seen or heard parrots that talk.  Well, they actually mimic (copy) the sounds that they hear.  It is quite amazing.  In English … Continue reading

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Bear Crossing

Q: What do you get when you cross a bear with a forest? A: Fur trees!   Explanation: Can you imagine a tree with fur growing on it?  No, fur grows on animals, specifically, on mammals. Trees can’t grow fur, but … Continue reading

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Perfect Ending

Q: Why do prisoners like the punctuation marks period (.), exclamation point (!) and question mark (?) when they write? A: Because each one marks the end of their sentence! Explanation:  If you have been convicted of a crime and sent to … Continue reading

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Lost Sleep

Q: Why did the boy run around his bed? A: Because he was trying to catch up on his sleep! Explanation: To catch up on something (such as sleep) is to do something you have not had time to do.  You catch up on … Continue reading

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Gives You Goosebumps

Q: What do ghosts read? A: Booooks! Explanation: Ghosts say, “Boo!” when they come out to scare you.  Of course books are for reading.  This joke is funny because it combines the word ‘boo’ with the word ‘books.’  Ok, it’s only … Continue reading

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A Pirate’s Life

Q: What is a pirate’s favorite letter? A:  You might think it’d be R but ’tis the C they love! Explanation: Pirates are known for saying “Arrrr.” But it is really the Sea (C) they love. Of course they love the … Continue reading

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Toothless

Q: What do you call a bear with no teeth? A: A gummy bear! Explanation: The soft, red part that your teeth seem to come out of is called your gums.  When you lose a tooth your gums will probably bleed a … Continue reading

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Sad Fruit

Q: What fruit do you eat when you are sad? A: Blueberries. Explanation: In English some colors are associated with feelings.  Blue is associated with sadness.  When you “feel blue” it means that you are feeling sad. If the berries are blue … Continue reading

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Musical Teeth

Q: What musical instrument is found in the bathroom? A: A tuba toothpaste. Explanation: A ‘tuba‘ is a large musical instrument, a brass instrument, that plays very low notes when you blow into it. A tube of toothpaste is, well, toothpaste … Continue reading

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