Jokes You Can Use:
1. Why are round pizzas put in square boxes?
2. If a deaf person must appear in court is it still called a hearing?
3. Why does the sign read, “Enter at your own risk" who else could you risk other than yourself?
4. If it's called "frying pan" is it OK to boil something in it?
5. Why doesn't every doughnut have nuts in it?
Do you know what happens to quarterbacks when they reach the ends of their lives?
They just pass away.
Troy’s Backup Jokes:
Test Question: Give a brief explanation of the meaning of the term “hard water.”
Student Answer: Ice
Test Question: What is methane?
Student Answer: Methane is a smelly greenhouse gas that is produced when trees and/or cows are burned.
(F in Exams by Richard Benson)
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Week and a half to AMLE/NMSA 2011 in Louisville . . .
Affiliate Sessions: Contact Doug Herlensky if you’re attending.
What would it take to make a model look like Barbie?
Here’s a breakdown of what she'd need done to be the kind of doll women aspire to: a brow lift, a jaw line shave, rhinoplasty, a cheek and neck reduction, a chin implant, scooped-out shoulders, a breast lift, liposuction on her arms, and tummy tuck, which would also have to be sculpted as if it were lined in whale-bone from the inside. And that’s just the half of her.
Respect Rap – I use this with grades 2 – 4 but it’s suitable through middle school. Just love the message, the instrumental track, the editing, the kids’ performances (and the Principal’s, too). The choreography is amazing, the scene setup, the dancing at the end … it’s just dripping with awesome. Congratulations, Fearless Lions at Frank Porter Graham Elementary in Chapel Hill, NC. YOU, QUITE LITERALLY, ROCK!
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Will Richardson: Make It Stop. Please.
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