Oh, look… June! And there was something I was forgetting… ah, right: those thirty posts I write every year in June. That again. For the fifth year in a row I’m back to a month of daily blogging: each day a new post on a new topic, but on the same blog-per-day topic as last year, creating another set of Those 30 Posts in June. Today, that post just happens to be about something that I’ve:
Heard… Kid Jokes
“Hey Dad, can you pass the kindergarten test?”
“Hey Dad, what is black and white and red all over?”
I give up.
“Hey Dad, Knock Knock…”
“Hey Dad, up high, down low, too slow!”
Uh… you got me again.
Did I mention that Claire fashions herself a junior comedian? Not that she knows what that means, but for some oddball reason her oddball sense of humour coupled with her wicked-keen memory makes her something of a bad joke machine these days.
It’s funny… but not in the way you immediately assume. After all, every kid needs to cycle through the long list of bad, kid jokes we’ve all heard a hundred times, reading directly out of those joke book collections or from packs of bubble gum, or whatever joke delivery method was favoured by your generation.
It’s funny because she cracks herself up everytime. She tells a joke and it’s the most hilarious thing in the world for about ten seconds… and of course I’m obliged to laugh along (without faking it too badly.)
“Hey Dad, Why did the elephant paint its fingernails red?”
You got me… why?