Category Archives: Jokes and Humor

So, Who Started Knock-Knock Jokes?

Knock knock.* Who’s there? Joe King. Joe King who? Joe King (Joking) like this used to be considered a sickness by some people. Knock-knock jokes. Some people laugh at them. Others groan (make a long deep sound because you’re upset … Continue reading

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Happy Banjo Thanksgiving!

This year, Thanksgiving falls on (occurs on) November 28th and I want to wish everyone in our ESL Podcast family — those who help to produce the podcast, those who listen to us and read what we write, and those … Continue reading

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“U Can’t Stuff This”

Here, in the U.S., we are celebrating Thanksgiving today. It’s a holiday for being with family and being grateful for all of the good things in our lives. One thing we are always thankful for at ESL Podcast is our … Continue reading

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The Strange Effects of Jeff’s Voice

In the emails we get from listeners, people often tell us when and where they listen to the podcast. Many tell us that they listen to the podcast while they commute, traveling between home and work or school.  Others tell … Continue reading

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English Through Jokes II: Lost in the Flood

Since there was an overwhelming (large) majority who voted in favor of (for) including jokes on the blog, I am going to try another one today.  I’ll give the joke, then explain it briefly below. There was an old man … Continue reading

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The Barking Dog

Today’s post is something of (sort of) an experiment. I’m going to tell you a joke. I’ll explain some of the words in parentheses () just like we usually do. At the end of the joke, I’ll explain a little … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Tomorrow, November 25 (the fourth Thursday each November), is Thanksgiving Day in the U.S. Learn more about the holiday here and here. Once again, it is time for us to give thanks for the support of our fantastic ESL Podcast … Continue reading

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You Got Punked!

Have you ever had friends or family play a trick on you? If you have, then you may have been “punked.” If you’re playing a prank or playing a practical joke on someone, it means that you’re deceiving them in … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Deforestation

Forests are large areas in nature with a lot of trees. When a lot of trees are removed from the forest, we call this deforestation. Deforestation can occur for many reasons.  It may happen because of logging, the cutting down … Continue reading

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I am Not Lucy Tse

A couple of weeks ago, we received a listener email message about the podcast. In the message, the listener said that he was glad to see a picture of me on the Internet and to know what I looked like.  … Continue reading

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