Jokes

Joke: Don’t spell part backwards.

Don’t spell “part” backwards. It’s a trap.

trap

Definition: “trap”
a device or enclosure designed to catch and retain animals, typically by allowing entry but not exit or by catching hold of a part of the body.

Joke: What do you call a cow during an earthquake?

What do you call a cow during an earthquake?
A milkshake.

cow
A milkshake

Definition: milkshake
a cold drink made of milk, a sweet flavoring such as fruit or chocolate, and typically ice cream, whisked until it is frothy.

Puns are jokes that use words that have different possible meanings or words that sound alike but have different meanings (called homophones).
In order to understand the joke, you need to be aware of both of the meanings that the word(s) can have.

Joke: What’s the difference between a poorly dressed man on a bicycle and a nicely dressed man on a tricycle?

What’s the difference between a poorly dressed man on a bicycle and a nicely dressed man on a tricycle?
A tire.

attire

Definition: “attire”
clothes, especially fine or formal ones.

Puns are jokes that use words that have different possible meanings or words that sound alike but have different meanings (called homophones).
In order to understand the joke, you need to be aware of both of the meanings that the word(s) can have.

Joke: Just burned 2,000 calories

Just burned 2,000 calories. That’s the last time I leave brownies in the oven while I nap.

That's the last time I leave brownies in the oven while I nap

Definition: “burn calories” – you can make weight loss quicker and easier by increasing your metabolic rate and burning more calories. Metabolic Rate is the rate at which the body burns up calories.

Puns are jokes that use words that have different possible meanings or words that sound alike but have different meanings (called homophones).
In order to understand the joke, you need to be aware of both of the meanings that the word(s) can have.

Joke: The future, the present and the past walked into a bar

The future, the present and the past walked into a bar.
Things got a little tense.

Verbs come in three tenses: past, present, and future
Verbs come in three tenses: past, present, and future.

Definitions: tense
adjective
(especially of a muscle or someone’s body) stretched tight or rigid.
verb
become tense, typically through anxiety or nervousness.

Puns are jokes that use words that have different possible meanings or words that sound alike but have different meanings (called homophones).
In order to understand the joke, you need to be aware of both of the meanings that the word(s) can have.

Joke: What’s red and moves up and down?

What’s red and moves up and down?

Joke: What’s red and moves up and down?

A tomato in an elevator.

Joke: Sleeping comes so naturally to me

Sleeping comes so naturally to me, I could do it with my eyes closed.

Joke: Sleeping comes so naturally to me

If you can do something with your eyes closed, it can also mean “it’s super easy.”

Puns are jokes that use words that have different possible meanings or words that sound alike but have different meanings (called homophones).
In order to understand the joke, you need to be aware of both of the meanings that the word(s) can have.

Joke: Have you ever tried to eat a clock?

Have you ever tried to eat a clock?
It’s very time consuming.

Have you ever tried to eat a clock?

Definition:
“time consuming” – taking a lot of or too much time.

Puns are jokes that use words that have different possible meanings or words that sound alike but have different meanings (called homophones).
In order to understand the joke, you need to be aware of both of the meanings that the word(s) can have.

Joke: I couldn’t quite remember how to throw a boomerang

I couldn’t quite remember how to throw a boomerang, but eventually it came back to me.

I couldn’t quite remember how to throw a boomerang

Come back can mean “to return” or “to remember.”

Joke: What’s the difference between a cat and a complex sentence?

What’s the difference between a cat and a complex sentence?

A cat has claws at the end of its paws. A complex sentence has a pause at the end of its clause.

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