Nationality of Santa Claus

A joke about the nationality of Santa Claus

English Vocabulary

The North Pole = the point of earth that is most north (also the home of Santa Claus)
Polish = the name of the people from Poland
Santa Claus = the man with a white beard and a red suit that delivers Christmas presents.

The Joke
Question: What nationality is Santa Claus?
Answer: North Polish.

Why is it funny?
Santa Claus is supposed to live in the North Pole with his wife, some reindeer and elves.
There is no such nationality or ethnic group as ‘North Polish’, but there is however, the nationality, Polish, as in, the people from Poland.

Have you seen our English Vocabulary about Christmas Traditions?

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5 Responses to “Nationality of Santa Claus”

  1. Bogdan S. 6 December, 2012 at 4:57 pm #

    it is very funny. I am from Poland.
    Best Regards

    • woodward 6 December, 2012 at 5:21 pm #

      Are you from the Northern Part? :)

  2. Bogdan S. 6 December, 2012 at 5:40 pm #

    yes , Im from northern part Poland, exactly from city Gdansk.
    see on the Google maps. Gdansk is in the Northern Polish :-)

  3. Nice Christmas Joke 11 April, 2013 at 3:20 pm #

    very funny, share more I like it

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