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Q. What goes up and down but never moves?
A. The stairs!
Q. Why did Daniel go to the top of the school?
A. Because he wanted to go to high school.
Q. What did the ground say to the earthquake?
A. "You crack me up!"
Q. Why did the cow eat the tight rope walker?
A. Because he wanted a balanced meal!
Q. Why did the girl jump up and down before taking her medicine?
A. Because the label said: Shake well before using!
Q. What kind of musical instrument do rats play?
A. Mouse organs.
Q. There are 2 cats, one is French and the other English. The French cat's name was Un Deux Trois and the English cat's name was One Two Three. Both cats think they're better than the other. To determine this they have a swimming contest. Which cat wins and why?
A. The English cat, because Un Deux Trois Quatre Cinq! (Un Deux Trois cat sank)
Q. Where do you weigh whales?
A. At the whale-weigh station.
Q. Why couldn't the skeleton laugh?
A. Because he lost his funny bone.
Q. What did the happy slice of cheese say to the sad slice of cheese?
A. "Aw, it will be okay! Everything is GOUDA!"
Q. What did the fish say to the other fish?
A. "(O)(o)(O)(o)(O)" (Hello)
Q. The person who makes it sells it, the person who buys it never uses it, the person who is in it doesn't know it, what is it?
A. A coffin.
Q. Why did the hot dog wear a sweater?
A. Because it was a chili dog!
Q. What has ears but can't hear?
A. A corn field!
Q. Why did the kid run to school?
A. Because he was chased by the spelling bee.
Q. What is the hardest thing to hold that even the strongest person in the world has difficulty with?
A. Your breath.
Q. Why do sharks live in salty water?
A. Because pepper makes them sneeze.
Q. What kind of witch lives at the beach?
A. A sandwich.
Q. What did the banana say to the judge?
A. "I'm sure to win this case on a-peel!"
Q. What did the tornado ask the car?
A. "Wanna go for a spin?"
Q. Why didn't the Dallas Cowboys want to beat the Denver Broncos in a game?
A. Because they needed a ride home!
Q. What has a ring but no finger?
A. A telephone!
Q. What sits outside all year long and is Irish?
A. Paddy O'furniture.
Q. Why can't you borrow money from a leprechaun?
A. Because they are always a little short!
Q. What book can you look in to find words that are not true?
A. The fiction-ary!
Q. What is a mouth that won't shut up?
A. A blabber mouth.
Q. What runs but never walks?
Q. What kind of car does Humpty Dumpty drive?
A. A Yolks Wagon!
Q. Mary and John were sitting in the family room one night. John was watching TV and Mary was reading a book. All of a sudden the power went out, so John decided to go to bed, but Mary kept on reading without any artificial light. How is this possible?
A. Mary was blind and was reading braile!
Q. What bow can't be tied?
A. A rainbow.
Q. Which animal is the oldest in the world?
A. The zebra because it's still black and white.
Q. Where do you get draggin' milk?
A. From a cow with short legs.
Q. What did the student say after the teacher said, "Order students, order?"
A. "Can I have fries and a burger?"
Q. Why did the telephone go to the jewelry store?
A. He wanted a new ring.
Q. What happens if Peter Pan punches you?
A. You Neverland!
Q. What do dogs and trees have in common?
Q. Why did the chicken cross the playground?
A. To get to the other slide.
Q. What is in and out, big and small, short and tall, up and down, and all around?
A. Life and time.
Q. What did Shakespeare say to the pencil?
A. "Write on!"
Q. What goes up but does not go down?
A. Your age!
Q. Why did the banana go to the doctor's office?
A. Because he wasn't peeling well!
Q. Where are the most cows born?
Q. What's better than 24?
Q. What runs around a house but never moves?
A. A fence.
Q. What gets wetter as it dries?
A. A towel!
Q. What did the bee say to the naughty bee?
A. "Bee-hive yourself!"
Q. Why did the pencil cross the road first?
A. He was the LEADer!
Q. When is a blue school book not a blue school book?
A. When it is read!
Q. What is grey, has a tail and a trunk?
A. A mouse going on a vacation.
Q. What time is it when a clock strikes thirteen?
A. Time to buy a new clock.
Q. What's the difference between a dog and a flea?
A. A dog can have fleas, but a flea can't have dogs.
Q. What is a dog that sneezes?
Q. What bird is always sad?
A. A blue-bird.
Q. Do sharks like to act in movies?
A. Only if they get the big, juicy parts.
Q. What letter is a drink?
Q. What is red when you go and green when you stop?
A. A watermelon.
Q. What did the sun say to the sheep and the cloud?
A. "Whoa, are y'all related?"
Q. What happened to the bed bugs who fell in love?
A. They got married in the spring.
Q. What kind of tea is hard to swallow?
Q. One day I was in my car and crashed into a pole. I died sadly. But when I got up to heaven I could see grandma standing with Adam and Eve. The question is how did I know it was Adam and Eve?
A. Because they had no belly-buttons!
Q. I usually wear a yellow coat. I usually have a black tip and wherever I go I make marks. What am I?
A. A pencil.
Q. What did one toilet say to the other toilet?
A. "You look flushed."
Q. What did the fish say to the octopus while the octopus was eating?
A. Lend me a tentacle or 8.
Q. Why did the bee feel cold?
A. Because it is in the middle of A and C.
Q. There are ten cats on a boat. One jumps off, how many are left?
A. None, they were all copy cats!
Q. You are trapped in a room and there are 3 doors. Each door has something behind it. The first door has two hungry lions that have not eaten in four years. The second door has electric lasers all across the room. The third has three ninjas ready to attack. Which door would you pick to go through?
A. The first because the lions would be dead if they have not eaten for 4 years!
Q. Think of the person who lives in disguise, who deals in secrets and tells nothing but lies.
Next tell me what's always last to mend the middle of middle and end of the end.
And finally give me the sound often heard during the search for a hard to find word.
Now string them all together and answer me this:
What creature would you be unwilling to kiss?
A. A spider.
Q. Why was the math book unhappy?
A. Because he had too many problems!
Q. Why did the clock go to the principal's office?
A. For tocking too much!
Q. What goes up a chimney down, but doesn't go down a chimney up?
A. An umbrella.
Q. Why was Dracula put in jail?
A. He tried to rob a blood bank.
Q. Why did the crab cross the road?
A. To get to the other the tide.
Q. What did the calculator say to the other calculator?
A. "You can count on me!"
Q. What do miners put on their face at night?
A. Coal cream.
Q. What did the man say to the butcher at the deli?
A. "I never sausage a place"
Q. What did Cinderella say to the photographer?
A. "Someday my prints will come!"
Q. Why are rivers so rich?
A. Because they have 2 banks.
Q. What do you get if you throw butter?
A. A butterfly!
Q. Where did the boat go when it was sick?
A. His dock.
Q. What time does a duck wake up?
A. At the QUACK of dawn.
Q. What is the radius of a pumpkin?
Q. Where does a cow go when he's bored?
A. To the MOOvies.
Q. What did the skeleton say after dinner?
A. "Everything I eat goes right through me!"
Q. Why don't farmers sew?
A. Because their needle is in a haystack.
Q. What do you call a man with no arms and no legs at the front door?
Q. What is black and white and red all over?
A. A penguin doing 100 push ups.
Q. What is the most musical part of your body?
A. Your nose, you can blow it and pick it.
Q. What did the zero say to the eight?
A. "Oh, I like your belt!"
Q. Imagine you are in a metal box. There is no way of getting out. You have no tools or food. How do you get out and survive?
A. You stop imagining!
Q. What room can't ghosts go in?
A. The LIVING room!
Q. Who does Frankenstein invite to his party?
A. Anyone he can gobble up!
Q. Why do birds fly south in the winter?
A. Because it's too far to walk!
Q. What did the skeleton say before a meal?
A. Bone appetite!
Q. You are dreaming. A monster comes up to you and takes you away. He puts you in an oven and turns it on. Any moment he will be eating you. What should you do?
A. Pinch yourself.
Q. What did the dragon say after laying 50 eggs?
A. "I'm EGGShausted!"
Q. What does a wolf say on Halloween?
A. "Happy HOWLoween!"
Q. What did the plate say to the other plate?
A. "Food's on me tonight!"
Q. Who in the solar system has the most loose change?
A. The moon, it keeps changing quarters.
Q. What does a phone eat?
Q. If you're Scottish when you go into the bathroom and you're Scottish when you go out of the bathroom, what are you when you're in the toilet?
A. European (you are peeing).
Q. What did the 0 say to the 8?
A. "Nice belt."
Q. Why did the toilet paper want to roll down the hill?
A. To get to the bottom.
Q. What did Delaware?
A. A New Jersey!
Q. Why did the skeleton go to the store?
A. To get some spare ribs.
Q. How do eggs get to the shop?
A. In a CARton!
Q. What has a never ending life cycle?
Q. Imagine you are in a room with no windows or doors. How will you get out?
A. Stop imagining!
Q. What do you get when you cross a bird, a car, and a dog?
A. A flying carpet.
Q. What's the difference between a train and a teacher?
A. The teacher says, "Spit your gum out" and the train says, "Choo-choo!"
Q. What does a surprised iceberg say?
A. "Goodness Glacius!"
Q. What do you call a train full of bubble gum?
A. A chew-chew train.
Q. What did the baseball say to the cake batter?
A. "Batter up."
Q. What kind of bats swing upside down?
Q. What dog keeps the best time?
A. A watch-dog.
Q. How do you keep someone in suspense?
A. I'll tell you tomorrow.
Q. What do you call a break up between a boy and a girl banana?
A. A banana split.
Q. Why did the tortilla chip start dancing?
A. Because they put on the salsa.
Q. What does a cloud wear under it's raincoat?
Q. Why are ghosts always hungry?
A. Because the food goes right through them!
Q. What is black, white and red all over?
A. An embarassed zebra!
Q. What can you catch but never throw?
A. A cold.
Q. Why was the broom late for school?
A. He over swept.
Q. What has a thousand legs, a long neck but no head?
A. A broom.
Q. What is green and white when it is up and red when it hits the ground?
A. A watermelon.
Q. How did Jack Frost get to work?
A. By icicle!
Q. What is in fingers, toolboxes and snails?
Q. Why do cats always go after mice and birds?
A. Because cats like fast food.
Q. Have you heard the joke about the butter?
A. Better not tell you, it might spread!
Q. What do you get when you cross a snowman with a vampire?
Q. Where do trees store their valuables?
A. In their trunk!
Q. Imagine you are in a boat. You were being circled by sharks. One shark is about to bite you. What should you do?
A. Stop imagining!
Q. What kind of music does a mountain like?
A. Rock music!
Q. How much did the pirate pay to get his ears pierced?
A. A buccaneer (A buck an ear)
Q. Why did the Smartie go to school?
A. Because he wanted to be smarter.
Q. How does a tree get on the computer?
A. It logs on!
Q. Why are cooks cruel?
A. Because they whip cream and beat eggs!!
Q. Why did the square and triangle go to the gym?
A. To stay in shape!
Q. Why is there no air in space?
A. Because the Milky Way would go bad.
Q. Which is the loudest vowel?
A. The letter I. It is always in the midst of noise
Q. What has 6 legs, 4 eyes, 4 ears, 2 noses, 2 mouths and 2 heads?
A. A man sitting on a horse.
Q. What do you call a bear with no ears?
Q. If you have a referee in football and an umpire in cricket, what do you have in bowls?
Q. Why couldn't the bike stand up on it's own?
A. Because it was two-tired!
Q. How do you make a swordfish like the library?
A. Take away the S in its name!
Q. What do you get when you cross a monkey and a pansy?
A. A chimpansy.
Q. What do you do if a teacher rolls her eyes at you?
A. Pick them up and roll them back to her!
Q. What does a thesaurus eat for breakfast?
A. A synonym roll.
Q. What's black and white and red all over?
A. A sunburned zebra!
Q. If I did this equation, 23x45+27x99= What answer would I get?
A. A very big number!
Q. What makes songs but never sings?
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