Chuckles for January 2013



January 02
New Years Resolutions you Can Keep:
Gain weight. At least 30 pounds.
Procrastinate more. Starting tomorrow.
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January 04
What is black and white and blue all over?
A frozen Penquin!
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January 07
How do athletes stay cool during the games?
They stand near the fans!
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January 09
How do bees brush their hair?
With a honey comb!
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January 11
How do start fire with two sticks?
Make sure one of the sticks is a match!
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January 14
What is the strongest vegetable in the world?
Muscle sprout!
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January 16
Why was the teacher cross-eyed?
Because she couldn't control her pupils!
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January 18
Why did the bird go to the doctor?
For medical tweet-ment!
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January 21
What is the center of gravity?
v!
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January 23
Why is it so windy at sporting events?
Because of all the fans!
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January 25
If you hold 9 oranges in one hand and 10 lemons in another, what do you have?
Really big hands!
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January 28
What's black, white and terrifying?
A math test!
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January 30
What's the first thing an ape learns in school?
The ape b c's!
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