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Pint-Sized Laugh Lines

January 19, 1998

* How can you tell the price of a pelican? Look at the bill. (Krystal Pestotnik, 10, Trabuco Canyon, Robinson Elementary)

* Why did the teacher yell at Humpty Dumpty in class? Because he was cracking up. (Matthew Brodhagen, 9, Dove Canyon, Robinson Elementary)

* Why does it get hot after a basketball game? Because all the fans have gone. (Michael Dreyer, 9, Trabuco Canyon, Robinson Elementary)

* How do people play basketball in Hawaii? With hula hoops. (Ryan Anderson, 9, Trabuco Canyon, Robinson Elementary)

* What is cowhide for? To hide a cow. (Marissa Steiner, 9, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills Country Day School)

* What did the tree say to the caterpillar? "Leaf me alone." (Guru Rattan Khalsa, 9, Beverly Hills, Page Private School)

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