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Q. Why is a riddle like a joke?
A. It's no good without a point.
Q. Why did the fish make such a good musician?
A. He knew his scales.
Q. What do you call a musical insect?
A. A humbug.
Q. What has a neck but can't swallow?
A. A bottle.
Q. Where does a 600 pound gorilla sit?
A. Anywhere he wants!
Q. What do people have in common with a math book?
A. We've all got a lot of problems!
Q. What gets broken without being held?
A. A promise.
Q. What does a surprised iceberg say?
A. "Goodness Glacius!"
Q. What did one NASCAR driver say to the other?
A. "Do you want to crash at my place tonight?"
Q. What dog loves to take a shower?
A. A shamPOODLE.
Q. What runs but has no legs?
A. A nose!
Q. How does a bee get to school?
A. On a bzz!
Q. Why didn't the class clown use hair oil the day before the big test?
A. Because he didn't want anything to slip his mind.
Q. What did the cat say when he fell off the table?
A. "Me ow!"
Q. What do frogs drink?
Q. What did the tie say to the hat?
A. "You go on a head and I'll hang around here."
Q. Why is baseball the safest sport?
A. Because on the field, it has a warning track.
Q. Why did the duck cross the road?
A. Because it thought it was a chicken.
Q. What does an injured lemon need?
A. Lemon Aid!
Q. How was the snow globe feeling?
A. A little shaken!
Q. What kind of bagel can fly?
A. A plain bagel.
Q. Why did the leprechaun cross the road?
A. To get to the pot of gold.
Q. How do you make a goldfish age?
A. Take away the g in goldfish.
Q. What does a thesaurus eat for breakfast?
A. A synonym roll.
Q. Why did the mushroom have so many friends?
A. Because he was a fungi!
Q. What did the pitcher say when eggs, bacon and pancakes were playing baseball?
A. "Butter up."
Q. What did Sergeant Peanut Butter shout to his jelly police officers?
A. "Spread out, men!"
Q. Why did the orange wish he was wearing sunscreen?
A. He was starting to peel!
Q. What do you do if a teacher rolls her eyes at you?
A. Pick them up and roll them back to her!
Q. Why was the cumputer cold at night?
A. It forgot to close its windows.
Q. Why did the millionaire refuse to move to Alaska?
A. He didn't want to freeze his assets.
Q. How do you wrap a cloud?
A. With a rainbow.
Q. Take me out of the box, scratch my head, I am now black but once was red. What am I?
A. A match!
Q. What's bigger when it's upside down?
A. A 6!
Q. What do you say in the evening to a soldier in shining armor?
A. Night, night, Knight.
Q. Why was 10 afraid of 9?
A. Because 9 8 7!
Q. What's it called when a snowman has a temper tantrum?
A. A meltdown!
Q. Did you hear about the skeleton and his girlfriend?
A. They broke up and he was shattered!
Q. What runs but never walks?
Q. What starts with T, ends with T, and is filled with T?
A. A teapot!
Q. What place has the most cows?
A. Moo York. (New York)
Q. If chickens get up when the rooster crows, when do ducks get up?
A. At the quack of dawn!
Q. What happened when the butcher backed up into the meat grinder?
A. He got a little behind in his work!
Q. What is a crate's favorite sport?
Q. What insect is a coward?
A. A flea!
Q. What's brown and blue and swings through the jungle?
A. A monkey wearing a denim jacket!
Q. Why couldn't the skeleton laugh?
A. Because he lost his funny bone.
Q. What can you find in the middle of a tornado?
A. The letter N.
Q. What letter is a part of the head?
Q. Why didn't Batman and Robin go fishing?
A. Because Robin ate all the the worms.
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. What kind of bus crossed the ocean?
A. Christopher ColumBUS!
Q. What disappears when you turn the light on?
A. The dark!
Q. What is a TV's favorite thing to do at the the beach?
A. Channel surf.
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. What is a math teacher's favourite dessert?
Q. What do you get when you cross a sheep and a kangaroo?
A. A woolly jumper!
Q. Which letter of the alphabet has the most people in it?
A. Q (queue).
Q. Why did the fish have no money on him?
A. He left it all at the bank.
Q. What do dogs have that other animal don't have?
Q. What song do vampires hate?
A. Here Comes The Sun!
Q. You take away whole and some still remains. What is it?
Q. Why did the stupid racing driver make ten pit stops during the race?
A. He was asking for directions!
Q. What's the difference between a teacher and a train?
A. The teacher says throw out that gum and a train says chew, chew!
Q. Why did the tightrope walker visit the bank?
A. He wanted to get his balance!
Q. What did the shark say when he bumped into a whale?
A. "I didn't do it on porpoise!" (purpose)
Q. Why don't ducks tell jokes when they are flying?
A. Because they just might quack up.
Q. What has four legs, stands and is helpful to people?
A. A table!
Q. What is an army man's favorite month?
Q. What pet does everybody have?
A. A carPET!
Q. What did the Ghost Busters have on their hands?
A. Ghost blisters.
Q. What do you call a person who operates an armored car?
A. A safe driver.
Q. How much is the moon worth?
A. One dollar, because it has four quarters.
Q. What kind of car does a cow drive?
A. A CATTLEac.
Q. What did the toilet say when he was playing cards?
Q. Why did the snake get a detention?
A. Because he was HISSpering!
Q. You have a candle, a stove, and a fireplace and a match. Which one would you light first?
A. The match!
Q. What is a parrot's favorite food on the 4th of July?
A. Fire crackers!
Q. Why was the coach mad?
A. Because he wanted his quarterback.
Q. What's a cow's favourite drink?
Q. Where do crayons go on vacation?
Q. Why did Mickey Mouse go to space?
A. To find Pluto.
Q. What is a 3 letter word that gets bigger when you add 3 letters?
Q. When does 10 + 3 = 1?
A. On the clock.
Q. What 10 letter word starts with gas?
A. An A-U-T-O-M-O-B-I-L-E.
Q. What is green and white when it is up and red when it hits the ground?
A. A watermelon.
Q. What goes up a chimney down, but doesn't go down a chimney up?
A. An umbrella.
Q. What did the cross eyed teacher say to the principal?
A. "I can't control my pupils!"
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. I am a rock group that has four members, all of whom are dead, one of which was assassinated. What group am I?
A. Mount Rushmore! Get it, rock group?
Q. What call for help, when written in capital letters, is the same forwards, backwards and upside down?
Q. Which month has 28 days?
A. All of them, of course!
Q. Why didn't Noah do much fishing on the ark?
A. He only had two worms!
Q. Why did the elephant paint his fingernails red?
A. So he could hide in a bowl of cherries.
Q. Why was 6 afraid of 7?
A. Because 7 8 9!
Q. Why are Teddy Bears never hungry?
A. Because they are always stuffed.
Q. What would we do if we found bad plants spoiling our lawn?
A. We'd weed.
Q. What did the student say after the teacher said, "Order students, order?"
A. "Can I have fries and a burger?"
Q. Where do pirates like to eat?
Q. Why did the tomato blush?
A. Because it saw the salad dressing!
Q. Why did the banana factory shut down?
A. Because they chucked out all the bent ones!
Q. What's the difference between a dirty dime and a clean nickel?
A. 5 cents.
Q. What did the vampire bring to the baseball field?
A. His bats!
Q. There's this guy and he's jogging. Well, he turns left, jogs some, turns left, jogs some, and turns left again. When he gets home there are 2 masked men waiting. Who are the masked men?
A. The Umpire and the Back Catcher!
Q. Why do cows wear bells?
A. Because their horns don't work!
Q. Where does the word done come before start?
A. In the dictionary!
Q. There was no moon and a black car with no headlights was driving on a black road. On the black road there was a black dog. The car avoided the dog. How is this possible?
A. It was daytime.
Q. What can't you eat at dinner?
A. Breakfast and lunch!
Q. What school do planets and stars go to to study?
Q. What kind of tea is hard to swallow?
Q. Where did the cow go on a holiday?
A. MOO York.
Q. What is white with black spots and goes, "Oo, oo, oo"?
A. A cow with no lips.
Q. What do you call a dead person in the closet?
A. The 1966 hide-and-go-seek champion.
Q. What is black and white and red all over?
A. An injured penguin.
Q. Why is the ocean always grumpy?
A. You'd be grumpy too if you had crabs on your bottom!
Q. What do you call a reptile that sings?
A. A RAPtile!
Q. What is a snake's favourite subject?
Q. Why did the one handed man cross the road?
A. To get to the second hand shop!
Q. What did the bee say to the naughty bee?
A. "Bee-hive yourself!"
Q. What has a face and two hands but no arms or legs?
A. A clock.
Q. What is the world's largest beverage?
A. MinneSODA. (Minnesota)
Q. What did one lion say to another when they saw some hunters in a jeep?
A. "Look, meals on wheels!"
Q. Why did the gum cross the road?
A. It was stuck to the chicken's foot.
Q. In what way can the letter A help a deaf lady?
A. It can make her hear.
Q. What is the laziest mountain in the world?
A. Mount Ever-rest!
Q. What do you get when you cross a skeleton with a genie?
A. A wish bone!
Q. What do dogs and trees have in common?
Q. What goes through towns and hills but never moves?
Q. Where do oak trees come from?
Q. Why did the Advil go to jail?
A. Because it was a pain killer.
Q. What did one leaf say to the other?
A. "See you next fall!!"
Q. What did the duck say to the clerk?
A. "Put it on my bill."
Q. What do you get if you cross a cow and a duck?
A. A creamy quacker!
Q. What type of house weighs the least?
A. A lighthouse.
Q. What is a mummy's favorite kind of music?
Q. What do you call a blind dinosaur?
Q. What did the paper cowboy say to the pencil cowboy?
Q. What insect is an arithmetic insect?
A. A mosquito! They add to misery, subtract from pleasure, divide the attention and multiply quickly!
Q. What has holes and can still hold water?
A. A sponge!
Q. Why did the cat sit on the computer?
A. To keep an eye on the mouse.
Q. What time do you go to the dentist?
A. Tooth hurty!
Q. Why can you never trust spiders?
A. Because they post stuff on the web.
Q. What do get when you cross one principal with another principal?
A. I wouldn't do it, principals don't like to be crossed!
Q. Why would it be silly to send a letter to Washington?
A. Because he is dead.
Q. Why did the cookie go to the doctor?
A. Because he felt crummy.
Q. Where do you get draggin' milk?
A. From a cow with short legs.
Q. What did Cinderella say to the photographer?
A. "Someday my prints will come!"
Q. What did the baseball say to the cake batter?
A. "Batter up."
Q. Why did the nose feel sad?
A. Because he always got picked on!
Q. What do you get when you put jeans in the microwave?
A. Four hotpockets.
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