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January 12, 1998

* What do you do if your coat is on fire? Don't put it on! (Jamus Hain, 8, Los Angeles, Ivanhoe Elementary)

* Why did the dinosaur cross the road? Because the chicken wasn't invented yet. (Steven White, 9, Laguna Niguel, Crown Valley Elementary)

* Why did King Kong climb the Empire State Building? To catch a plane. (Jonathan Jung, 7, Covina, Collegewood Elementary)

* What did the burger say to the bun? "Pleased to meat you." (Darcy O'Donnell, 10, Santa Barbara, Marymount School)

* How did the snail cross the road so fast? He was stapled to the roadrunner. (Ian Blair, 7, Studio City, Laurel Hall Day School)

* Where does a hair go when it turns gray? The hair-after. (Raine Morgan Hoover, 8, Sepulveda, Sierra Canyon School)

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