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Yuk It Up!

What could be funnier than a kid's sense of humor? These juvenile jokesters share some doozies to tickle a funny bone or two.

April 01, 1998

ANSWER THE DOOR, ALREADY

Knock. Knock.

Who's there?

Owl.

Owl who?

I'll "owl" ways love you. (Danny Healow, 6, Sacramento, Martin Luther King Jr. School)

Knock. Knock.

Who's there?

Bee. Bee who?

Bee quiet, I'm trying to work. (Adam DeLuna, 9, Fountain Valley, James H. Cox School)

Knock. Knock.

Who's there? Annie.

Annie who?

Annie body home? (Coral Reyes, 9, Ventura, Saticoy School)

Knock, Knock.

Who's there?

Roach.

Roach who?

Roach you a letter--did you get it?

Knock. Knock.

Who's there?

What, when, where, why, how, who.

What, when, where, why, how, who, who?

You don't have to repeat yourself. (Matthew Castaneda, 10, Ventura, Saticoy School)

Knock. Knock.

Who's there?

Dwayne.

Dwayne who?

Dwayne the bathtub, help, I'm dwowning! (Rachelle Blinoff-Mudd, 6, La Crescenta, Monte Vista Elementary School)

Knock. Knock.

Who's there?

Alma.

Alma who?

Alma Valentine chocolates are gone. (Javier Hernandez, 12, Oak Tree Learning Center, Palmdale)

Knock. Knock.

Who's there?

Lettuce.

Lettuce who?

Let us in. It's cold outside! (Emily Abate, 7, Oak Park, Brookside Elementary)

Knock. Knock.

Who's there?

Olive.

Olive who? Olive You! (Lucy A. Gutierrez, 7, Eagle Rock)

USE The CROSSWALK

Why did the chicken cross the road? Because he saw Col. Sanders sneaking up behind him. (Julie Ann Cochran, 9, Laguna Niguel, George White School)

Why did the man cross the road? He was stapled to the chicken. (Quinn Zerfus, 14, Santa Monica, New Roads)

Why did the possum cross the road to the tree? He wanted to hang out. (Connor MacGillivray, 5, Los Angeles, Kenter Canyon Learn/Charter School)

Why did the sheep cross the road? To get to the baa-ber shop. (Jani van IerLand, 5, Pacific Palisades, Calvary Christian School)

Why did the lamb cross the road? To get to the baa-throom. (Emily Hancock, 6, Shadow Hills, Trinity Christian School)

Why did the hippo cross the road? Because it was the chicken's day off. (Ethan Drew Krizman, 7, Alta Loma, Banyan Elementary School)

Why did the porcupine cross the road? Because he wanted to play poker with the other porcupine. (Amar Gupta, 8, Los Angeles, St. Stephens)

ANIMAL CRACK-UPS

Why did the cows buy a CD player? They like mooosic. (Esmeralda Marcial, 9, Los Angeles, Cahuenga Elementary School)

Who does a dog quarterback throw the ball to? A Labrador receiver. (Jeffrey T. Hershey, 6, North Hills, Valley Presbyterian School)

Why did the rabbit wear a hat? He was having a bad hare day. (Brandon Todd Frazier, 6, Los Angeles, A.F. Williams Christian Academy)

What do you get if you cross a mutt and a poodle? A muddle.

How do you spell mousetrap in three letters? C-A-T!

What did the puppy say to the shoe? "It's been nice gnawing you!" (Dylan Wiggins, 9, Ventura, Saticoy School)

What day of the week do fish hate? Friday. (Brooke Denning, 7, Agoura, Brookside School)

Why wasn't the woman afraid of the shark? It was a man-eating shark. (Zora Mann, 9, Ventura, Saticoy School)

What do you call a fish that has two knees? A Two-knee fish. (Ian Markle, 7, Long Beach, Lowell Elementary)

Why did the elephant wear sunglasses? To disguise himself. (Sasha Verma, 5, Tarzana, the Beginning Montessori School)

If you make a cow angry, how will it get even? It will cream you! (Jeremy Licea, 10, Ventura, Saticoy School)

What do you call the horse that lives next door? Your na-a-a-y-bor! (Lily Mark, 9, Los Angeles, Westwood Charter School)

What kind of bird is always sad? A blue bird. (Kate Rosenbaum, 6, Santa Monica, Canyon School)

Why did the dinosaur wear red tennis shoes? To hide in the rose bushes. (Joshua Fogelson, 5, Redondo Beach, Tuvia School at Temple Menorah)

What's a fly's favorite kind of car? A VW bug. (Marlow Wink, 10, Simi Valley, Berylwood School)

Why did the pig quit acting? Because he was sick of being a ham. (Bob Mauthe and Johnny Murphy, 7 and 8, Los Angeles, R.H.D.R.

What did the librarian say to the little puppy? "Shred any good books lately?" (Francis Anthony Palumbo, 7, Hawthorne, Juan Cabrillo Elementary)

What do they call a place where they put baby lions? A cubby-hole. (Robert Ancona, 12, Cota De Caza, St. John's School)

What kind of wolf can people never find? A "where?"-wolf. (Kiffer Green, 10, Loma Linda, Bryn Mawr Elementary School)

Why did the female lion divorce her husband? She found out he was a cheetah. (Johnny Tafoya,13, Pico Rivera, River Jr. High)

How do cows count? By a cowculator. (Kimberly Sitcharungsi, 8, Glendora, Washington Elementary School)

What goes "Zzub zzub zzub . . ."? A bee flying backward. (Aviva Siegel, 9, Pacific Palisades, Marquez Charter Elementary School)

What did the goat say when he ate his money? "A cheap feast." (Sebastian Mark, 8, Pacific Palisades, Marquez Charter Elementary School)

What is a cat's favorite color? Purrrple. (Kelly Schermer, 9, Pacific Palisades, Marquez Charter Elementary School)

What do you give a hurt pig? Oinkment! (Madeleine E. Holmes, 5, Glendale, Zion Lutheran School)

What did the zookeeper see when the elephant squirted water from his trunk? A jumbo jet. (Jeffrey Herle, 9, Alpharetta, GA, Crabapple Crossing Elementary)

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