Category Archives: Jokes and Humor

Honesty is the Best Policy

This cartoon takes place in a courtroom (where legal processes and trials happen). We see the judge behind what looks like a big desk, which in a courtroom we call a bench. He has a gavel in front of him, a thing that looks … Continue reading

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What Does “Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen” Mean?

We see in this cartoon a group of people sitting around a conference table, most of them with chef’s hats on, the tall hats sometimes worn by the main cook or “chef” in a restaurant. The man leading (running) the meeting announces that they … Continue reading

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100% Organic English Lessons Now Available!

We at ESLPod.com are always looking to improve our lessons. So we thought we try to make them even better by making all lessons 100% organic, gluten-free, fair trade, non-GMO, with 0 trans fat – all natural with no preservatives! … Continue reading

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The Darwin Award

The Darwin Award is an honor (award or prize) that is given as a joke to people who have done stupid things to hurt themselves badly or even to kill themselves. It is given out each year. The “award” was … Continue reading

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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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