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Pint-Sized Punch Lines

July 02, 1998

Which is better, a tall building or a short building? A short one, because the tall one scrapes the sky. (Stefanie Martin, 13, Mission Viejo, Newhart Intermediate School)

* What is a pirate's favorite letter? Rrrrr. (Alysa Sanchez, 5, Anaheim, Danbrook Elementary)

* What do a tree and a dog have in common? They both have a bark. (Kevin Coelho, 10, Artesia, John F. Kennedy Elementary)

* Who is the only monster who went to heaven? God-zilla. (Michelle Alger-Mintie, 8, Claremont, Mary B. Eyre Children's School)

* What kind of suits do kings wear? Hearts, spades, diamonds and clubs. (Ryan Dunn, 7, Tokyo, International School)

* How do you make gold soup? Put in 14 carrots. (Jami M. Epstein, 8, Los Angeles, Open Charter School)

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