Chuckles for April 2008



April 02
Where do frogs change? In a croak-room!
--kids.yahoo.com

April 04
What do you get when you cross a fish with an elephant? Swimming trunks!
--kids.yahoo.com

April 07
What is worse than a giraffe with a sore neck? A caterpillar with tired feet!
--kids.yahoo.com

April 09
What has a head and a tail but no body? A coin!
--kids.yahoo.com

April 11
Why did the kid start a gardening service? Because he wanted to rake in some cash!
--kids.yahoo.com

April 14
Why did the boy swallow three dollar bills? Because it was his lunch money!
--kids.yahoo.com

April 16
How do bees get to school? On the school buzz!
--kids.yahoo.com

April 18
Where do colors go on vacation? Color-ado!--kids.yahoo.com

April 21
Why did the King go to the dentist? To get his teeth crowned!--kids.yahoo.com

April 24
Why should you never tell a pig a secret? Because they squeal!--kids.yahoo.com

April 25
What do you get when you cross and elephant with a mole? Very big holes in your garden!--kids.yahoo.com

April 29
What do you call a short psychic who escaped from jail? A small medium at large!--kids.yahoo.com

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