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Jokes and fun things to make you laugh while you learn English.

English Joke of the Week

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 […]

English Joke of the Week

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 […]

English Joke of the Week

Can I get a second opinion?

THE JOKE Doctor: “You are very sick.” Patient: “Can I get a second opinion?” Doctor: “Yes, you are very ugly too…”     VOCABULARY Second opinion = a diagnosis from another doctor to ensure that the first diagnosis was correct. Literally, it means two opinions. Get in this question means (to) obtain.   Why is […]

English Joke of the Week

I was born in California

THE JOKE Man: “I was born in California.” Woman: “Which part?” Man: “All of me.”   Why is it funny? The woman is asking which part (or area) in California the man was born in, such as San Francisco, or another city. Instead the man replies with ‘all of me’ as if the woman had […]