Category Archives: Jokes and Humor

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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Sorry, Vancouver

Just wanted to write you all a quick note to announce that, contrary to (the opposite of) what some of you may be thinking, I will not – repeat, not – be participating in the 2010 Olympic Games that begin … Continue reading

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Dog as a Second Language

Yesterday, I offered a little ditty to help us all get through Monday. Today, I have a little joke for you.  If we get past Monday and Tuesday, then we should be able to get past hump day, right?  Hump … Continue reading

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The Best One-Liners of All Time

I’m not sure these are, in fact, the best one-liners (short jokes or funny/clever remarks), but I thought these were pretty good when I saw them recently in a magazine. ~ Lucy ….. “If you can’t say something good about … Continue reading

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ESL Podcast 376 – Asking About Business Hours

Yesterday’s ESL Podcast 376 was about business hours. The store in ESL Podcast 376 has funny (strange) hours, but it’s nothing like this one: This is actually a novelty (inexpensive toy) sign that you can buy for your business, but … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between…

I’m sure that we could all use (would all benefit from) a little joke. A standard (common) form of a joke begins with the question, “What’s the difference between…” Here’s a joke I found on the Internet that uses this … Continue reading

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Quotation of the Day

Instead of forwarding this to all of you via (by) email, here is your quotation of the day: “What is a committee? A group of the unwilling, picked from the unfit, to do the unnecessary.” — (Richard Harkness, New York … Continue reading

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