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January 04, 1998

* Why was the centipede late for his baseball game? He had to put on his sneakers. (Nin Gan, 7, El Segundo, Center Street Elementary)

* What time is it when the clock strikes 13? Time to get a new clock. (Evan Murray, 7, El Segundo, Center Street Elementary)

* What did the snail say when he went for a ride on the tortoise's back? "Wheeeeeee!" (Lynnea M. Dally, 10, Ventura, Pierpont Elementary)

* Why did the apple turn over? It saw the jelly roll. (Elyse Schwartz, 9, Tarzana, Castlemont School)

* What is a bee's favorite candy? Bumble gum. (Rachel Caldera, 9, Huntington Beach, CASA Moffett Elementary)

* Who are the favorite composers of chickens? Bach Bach Bach and Ludwig von Egg-thoven. (Daniel Ayeroff, 7, Beverly Hills, Horace Mann School)

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