At some point during the school year, it is inevitable, that one of my elementary kids will check out a joke book from the library. When they are finished reading it, they are instantly transformed into a stand up comedian. It is at that point, that I automatically become their first non-family victim, I mean, test subject, to hone their newly discovered material. Knock-Knock jokes are generally the ones my younger kids remember or just make up. Any parent of a child between the ages of five and ten, can relate to what I’m talking about. The funniest ones, at least to that particular age group, pertain to potty talk and bodily functions.
This year, has been no exception, and once the knock-knock can is opened by one student, a host of others chime in and add their favorite knock-knock to the mix. There were two jokes that made me chuckle…well, one of them did, the other…well…I’ll let you be the judge.
Q: What did one math book say to the other math book?
A: I’ve got problems. (that came from a second grader…I was impressed)
Smell mop who?
I had to repeat this a couple of times, to get it myself, but when you do, you might see your brain from the eye rolling you will be doing. Just remember who is telling these jokes.
I was not the only driver who had comedians on her bus. I recieved the following two from my coworker, Tammy. They came from one of her fourth graders. As you will see, they show a little more maturity
Q: How do you crack an egg?”
A: You tell it jokes to crack it up!
Q: Why didn’t the shrimp share his treasure?
A: Because he was a little shellfish