Jest For Kids 08-02 10
- JEST FOR KIDS 08-02-10
Riddles and Puns for the 8 to 14 year old
Can you make sense out of this riddle using punctuation marks?
What is a four letter word for a three letter word which has five
letters yet is still spelled with three letters while it has only two
"What" is a four-letter word, "for" a three-letter word;
"which" has five letters;
"yet" is still spelled with three letters,
while "it" has only two.
(By Gary Hallock)
When does a newspaper get arrested?
When the comic strips.
What happened to the sardine when it didn't show up for work?
It was canned.
What do you call a cat that swallows a duck?
What happens when a duck flies upside down?
It quacks up
Why did Mrs. Lion break up with Mr. Lion?
Because she thought he was a cheetah!
Have you heard about the firefly who backed into the candle?
He was delighted, no end. (Richard Lederer)
What is the most dangerous part of a car?
The nut that holds the steering wheel.
Define "Hawaii": The place where men make passes at girls who wear grasses.
Use "Carnation" in a sentence: "Chinese use bicycles, but Japan is a CARNATION." (Bob Dvorak)
A Sunday school student was asked to list the Ten Commandments in any order. His answer was "3, 6, 1, 8, 4, 5, 9, 2, 10, 7." (Richard Lederer)
Book Title: "Off to Market" by Tobias A. Pigg
Sign on a Church's outdoor sign: "7 days without God makes one weak."
"I can do an excellent impression of Sinatra," said Tom, being perfectly frank.
PUNS & OTHER HUMOR
Wendy the last time you took a bath?
She used to be a schoolteacher but she has no class now.
There's nothing sadder than a bloodhound trying to find himself. (Frank & Ernest: Bob Thaves)
When the man hit his head on the doorway and sued, his lawyer advised to settle for a lump sum.
As Noah remarked as the animals were entering the Ark, "Now I herd everything." (Bennett Cerf)
A woman was out driving with her husband. She was speeding along about fifty when a motorcycle cop appeared alongside and indicated for her to pull over. The cop looked at her and said, "Hmmm. I'm going to put you down for fifty-five." She turned to her husband. "See! I told you this hat makes me look old."