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Q. Where does a penguin go to visit his aunt?
Q. Why did the mattress go the doctor?
A. It had spring fever.
Q. I am found on land and in the sea but I don't walk or swim. I travel by foot but I'm toeless. No matter where I go I'm never far from home. Who am I?
A. A snail.
Q. Where did the baby ghost sit?
A. In a BOOster seat!
Q. What did the paint give the wall on their first anniversary?
A. A new coat.
Q. Why did the lamb go to the river?
A. To get a BAA-th!
Q. Why don't they play cards in Africa?
A. There are too many Cheetahs!
Q. What do you call a super hero who has lost his powers?
A. A super-zero.
Q. If athletes get athletes foot then what do astronauts get?
Q. Why don't football players get hot?
A. Because of all their fans!
Q. What did the bread say to the man?
A. Nothing, bread can't talk.
Q. If you're on a plane and one of the engines breaks, how far will the other one take you?
A. All the way to the scene of the crash.
Q. What did the hat say to the scarf?
A. "You can hang around. I'll just go on a head!"
Q. What kind of place should you never take a dog?
A. To the Flea Market.
Q. Why did the boy scream when he opened the fridge?
A. Because he saw the salad dressing.
Q. What do you get when you mix a German Shepard and a giraffe?
A. A watch dog for the fifteenth floor!
Q. What is a mummy's favorite kind of music?
Q. Why don't farmers sew?
A. Because their needle is in a haystack.
Q. What has four legs, stands and is helpful to people?
A. A table!
Q. What do you call a 100-year-old ant?
Q. What bird is always sad?
A. A blue-bird.
Q. What do race car driver's eat?
A. Fast food!
Q. How do you communicate with a fish?
A. Drop it a line.
Q. If the red house is in the left and the blue house is on the right, where is the white house ?
A. Washington DC.
Q. What is black, white and red?
A. A panda with a rash!
Q. What do you get if you cross a cow and a camel?
A. A lumpy milkshake!
Q. What has a never ending life cycle?
Q. Why wouldn't the oyster give up her pearl?
A. She was shellfish [selfish].
Q. What did the cab driver wear to the ball?
A. A TAXIdo!
Q. What is black and white, black and white, black and white, black and white, black and white and green?
A. Two skunks fighting over a pickle.
Q. How do eggs get to the shop?
A. In a CARton!
Q. How do you make a bandstand?
A. You take away their chairs!
Q. What has words but never speaks?
A. A book.
Q. What has four wheels and flies?
A. Garbage truck!
Q. What do you do with dead elements?
Q. What starts with T, ends with T, and is filled with T?
A. A teapot!
Q. What is coming but never arrives?
Q. Why couldn't the skeleton laugh?
A. Because he lost his funny bone.
Q. What did the magazine say to the pencil?
A. "You are looking very sharp today."
Q. Why did the farmer let his cows eat the tall grass?
A. Because it needed to get moooed! (Mowed)
Q. Why can't you borrow money from a leprechaun?
A. Because they are always a little short!
Q. What should you do when you see a green alien?
A. Wait until it's ripe!
Q. What can fill up the the room but takes no space?
Q. What is the smartest city in America?
A. Alabama because it has four A's and one B!
Q. What has hands but no arms?
A. A clock.
Q. Why did the apple cuddle the orange?
A. Juice because he wanted a squeeze!
Q. What do a duck and a tricycle have in common?
A. They both have a steering wheel, except for the duck.
Q. What seven letters did the robber say when he saw nothing in the safe?
A. "O I C U R M T!"
Q. How can you tell which end is the head of a worm?
A. Tickle the middle and see where it laughs!
Q. What kind of mail does a superstar vampire get?
A. Fang mail.
Q. What did Delaware?
A. A New Jersey!
Q. Why can't a leopard hide?
A. Because he's always spotted!
Q. What's a monkey's favorite snack?
A. Chocolate chimp cookies.
Q. What do you call a jacket that is on fire?
A. A blazer!
Q. How many animals of each species did Moses take aboard the ark with him?
A. None, it was Noah's ark.
Q. How did the telephone propose to his girlfriend?
A. It gave her a ring!
Q. What do you call a bell that can do gymnastics?
A. A flexi-bell.
Q. What is a bird's favorite treat?
Q. In what way can the letter A help a deaf lady?
A. It can make her hear.
Q. What do you call a football player whose helmet is too tight?
A. Call him anthing you want, he can't hear you!
Q. What is green and white when it is up and red when it hits the ground?
A. A watermelon.
Q. What happened to the frog's car when it got stuck?
A. It had to get TOAD away.
Q. What kind of music do stars listen to?
A. The starry blues.
Q. How come a cheetah can't play hide and seek?
A. Because he's already been spotted.
Q. What lies in a pram and wobbles?
A. A jelly baby!
Q. Why did the boy bury his flashlight?
A. Because the batteries were dead.
Q. What dog keeps the best time?
A. A watch-dog.
Q. Why didn't the squirrel cross the telephone wire?
A. Because the line was busy.
Q. Where does the rifle go?
A. To the Rifle Tower!
Q. What is a snowman's favorite food?
A. Ice Krispy treats.
Q. Why does the man think the darkness is heavy?
A. Because it isn't light.
Q. What sits outside all year long and is Irish?
A. Paddy O'furniture.
Q. What do you call a sleeping bull?
A. A BULL-dozer.
Q. What animal is NOT allowed to play in games or contests?
A. Cheetahs (cheaters)
Q. What room can't ghosts go in?
A. The LIVING room!
Q. Why didn't the chicken cross the road?
A. Because KFC was on the other side.
Q. What bird can write?
Q. What do you call a sheep with no legs?
A. A cloud!
Q. What do you call a cow in an earthquake?
A. A milkshake!
Q. Why did the son put his father on top of the freezer?
A. He wanted an ice pop!
Q. Why did the girl bring a ruler to bed with her?
A. She wanted to see how long she slept.
Q. What did the judge say when the skunk got off the stage?
A. "You stink!"
Q. What do you call a snail on a ship?
A. A snailor.
Q. What's a cow's favourite drink?
Q. What object is king of the classroom?
A. The ruler!
Q. What do miners put on their face at night?
A. Coal cream.
Q. What do ghosts say to one another to show that they care?
A. "I love BOO!"
Q. What do you call a snail with no shell?
Q. The more you take of these, the more you leave behind. What are they?
Q. Why do gorillas have broad fingers?
A. Because they have large nostrils.
Q. Which one is faster, hot or cold?
A. Hot. You can catch cold!
Q. Why doesn't the sun go to college?
A. Because it has a million degrees!
Q. Why did the gum cross the road?
A. It was stuck to the chicken's foot.
Q. Why did Goofy take a ladder to school?
A. Because he wanted to get to high school.
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. What do you get if you cross some bubble bath and a famous detective?
A. Sherlock Foams.
Q. Why did the stupid racing driver make ten pit stops during the race?
A. He was asking for directions!
Q. Did you hear about the man who got his left arm cut off?
A. He's all right now.
Q. What can't you eat at dinner?
A. Breakfast and lunch!
Q. When is the best time to buy budgies?
A. When they're going cheap.
Q. Why did the Smartie go to school?
A. Because he wanted to be smarter.
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 sickness can fly?
A. The flu!
Q. What place has the most cows?
A. Moo York. (New York)
Q. Hit me hard and I will crack but you'll never stop me from staring back. What am I?
A. A mirror!
Q. What do you call a dinosaur that is sleeping?
A. A dino-snore!
Q. What is a parrot's favorite food on the 4th of July?
A. Fire crackers!
Q. Tall in the morning, short at noon, gone at night but I'll be back soon. What am I?
A. A shadow!
Q. Why did Peter Pan always fly and never stop?
A. Because he could never never land.
Q. Why is the ice rink so cold?
A. There are a lot of fans there.
Q. What is black and white and when you kick it it flies?
A. A soccer ball!
Q. What money do dogs and cats have?
A. Kitty cash and doggy dollars.
Q. Why did the rancher name his ranch "Peanut Butter"?
A. It was a great spread.
Q. How do you cure a headache?
A. Put your head through the window and the pane will go!
Q. Why did the cow do jumping jacks?
A. Because he wanted a milkshake!
Q. Why was the coach mad?
A. Because he wanted his quarterback.
Q. How many letters are in the alphabet?
A. 11, T-H-E A-L-P-H-A-B-E-T.
Q. Why did the chicken cross the road?
A. To get to the other side.
Q. I have 7 children half of them are boys, what is the other half?
A. They were all boys.
Q. What do you call a pig that does karate?
A. Pork Chop!
Q. Why are ghosts always hungry?
A. Because the food goes right through them!
Q. Why did the students study in the aeroplane?
A. Because they wanted higher grades.
Q. Why did the bowlegged cowboy get fired?
A. Because he couldn't keep his calves together!
Q. Why did the kid run to school?
A. Because he was chased by the spelling bee.
Q. What do you give a sick lemon?
Q. What do birds get when they are ill?
Q. What did the policeman say to his belly?
A. You are under a vest!
Q. What do you call a grandfather clock?
A. An old timer!
Q. What can you put in a barrel that makes it lighter?
Q. Where does a cow go when he's bored?
A. To the MOOvies.
Q. Why didn't the lifegaurd save the hippie?
A. Because he was too far out, man.
Q. What kind of bird uses ink to write?
A. A PEN-guin!
Q. What do you call a square that's been in an accident?
A. A WRECKtangle.
Q. What did the bald man say when he got a comb for his birthday?
A. "Thank you, I will never part with it."
Q. Which is the best month for a parade?
Q. What is a photograph's favorite game?
Q. Can you name two things that have an eye buy can't see?
A. A needle and a hurricane!
Q. There was a man who walked into a bar and asked if he could have a glass of water but the bartender pointed a gun at him and the man who asked for water said thank you and left. Why did he say thank you?
A. Because the man had the hiccups.
Q. How do you keep someone in suspense?
A. I'll tell you tomorrow.
Q. Why couldn't the eight year old get into the pirate movie?
A. Because it was rated ARRRR!
Q. What disappears when you stand up?
A. Your lap!
Q. Why was the ant confused?
A. Because all of his uncles were ants!
Q. Why did the dinosaur wear a bandage?
A. Because he had a dino-SORE!
Q. Why did the chicken cross the playground?
A. To get to the other slide.
Q. Why did the one handed man cross the road?
A. To get to the second hand shop!
Q. Where do sheep get their hair cut?
A. At the bah bah shop.
Q. What do you call a musical insect?
A. A humbug.
Q. Which letter of the alphabet has the most people in it?
A. Q (queue).
Q. A cowboy rode into town on Friday, stayed for 3 days and left on Friday. How did he do it?
A. His horse's name was Friday.
Q. Why couldn't the bike stand up on it's own?
A. Because it was two-tired!
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