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Catfish joke in English with vocabulary and an explanation of why it is funny.

The Catfish Joke

Vocabulary Catfish – (noun) a species of fish. To fish – (verb) to try and catch/hunt for fish, usually with a fishing rod. Rod – (noun) the pole/stick that has a (nylon) line and hook to catch fish. Rod is a short way of saying  fishing rod. The joke Fisherman A: Have you ever seen […]

A joke in English about the nationality of Santa Claus

Nationality of Santa Claus

English Vocabulary The North Pole = the northernmost point on Earth (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 […]

English Joke of the Week

How did you find your steak?

The Joke Waiter: How did you find the steak sir? Customer: Oh, I just moved the potato and there it was! Vocabulary To find = (verb) in the context of this joke ‘to find’ means to have an opinion on something. It can also mean to discover the location of something. Steak = (noun) a […]

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Bean Soup Joke in English

The Joke Customer: Waiter, what do you call this soup? Waiter: It’s bean soup, sir. Customer: I don’t care what it’s been. What is it now?       Vocabulary Bean (noun) = a common vegetable To call (verb) = to name Soup = cooked food in a liquid form Been = Past participle of […]

English Joke of the Week

A fly without wings

The Joke… Question: What do you call a fly without wings? Answer: A walk   Vocabulary Fly (noun) – a common black insect that is attracted to faecal matter and rubbish. Wings (noun) – A pair of limbs that birds and insects use to fly Why is it funny? It is playing on the double […]

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A snail enters a bar joke

A snail goes into a bar and the barman tells him there’s a strict policy about not having snails in the bar and so kicks him out. A year later the same snail re-enters the bar and asks the barman “What did you do that for?”   VOCABULARY Snail = a small creature (like a […]

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Please call a taxi joke

Customer: Hey, barman! Please call me a taxi. Barman: Yes, sir. You are a taxi.   Why is it funny? When the customer asked the barman to call him a taxi he meant for him to telephone a taxi company and order him a taxi to take him home. Instead, the barman took it literally […]

English Joke of the Week

Number of languages you speak

THE JOKE A person who speaks two languages is bilingual… A person who speaks three languages is trilingual… A person who speaks four or more languages is multilingual. What do you call a person who speaks one language? An American.   Why is it funny? Because when you answer the question ‘what do you call […]

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24 hours to live

THE JOKE A man receives a phone call from his doctor. Doctor: “I have some good news and some bad news.” Man: “OK, give me the good news first.” Doctor: “The good news is, you have 24 hours to live.” Man: “Oh no! If that’s the good news, then what’s the bad news?” Doctor: “The […]