Tell An Old Joke Day! Plus GRAND Social No. 265 link party for grandparents

Tell An Old Joke Day!

Odd events and celebrations fill each and every day of the calendar. Today, my friends — July 24 — is none other than Tell An Old Joke Day.

Why might such a day exist? Because, as the Days of the Year site states, "Like any endangered species, old jokes must reproduce if they are not to die out entirely."

Now, I'm pretty bad at remembering jokes, especially the punch lines. But I do have one joke I always remember. One corny joke. One old joke. So in doing my fair share to help keep old jokes from extinction, I'll share it with you here.

It goes like this:

Question: What did the farmer say when he lost his tractor?

Answer:...

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Easter goodies! Plus GRAND Social No. 251 link party for grandparents

Easter goodies!

I have at least a few of my family's traditional recipes for nearly every holiday posted in my Grandma's Briefs Recipe Box. Not for Easter, though. I suppose it's because our traditional breakfast is the Easter eggs we colored a few days before along with blueberry muffins and sausage or bacon. Easter dinner has always been, like most folks, ham and the typical ham accompaniments. No recipes needed.

That said, I do have a couple non-edible Easter goodies on my blog. Goodies I've shared in the past, but the time is right to do so again. That would be these:

50 Eggs-tra Silly Easter Jokes

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Play it again, Gram: 28 Valentine's Day jokes for kids

Here we are, mere days away from Valentine's Day and I've not yet shared my post of corny jokes for the lovey dovey day! How can that be?

Time to remedy that! So here they are, straight from the archives!

Share a chuckle and groan with the ones you love this Valentine's Day. And if you have a Valentine's Day joke or two of your own, please share in the comments.

valentine's day jokes for kids

Why is Valentine's Day the best day for a celebration?
Because you can party hearty.

How can you tell the calendar...

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National Humor Month: Giggles and grins for kids

April is National Humor Month. Don't let it end without getting in a few giggles, grins, and groans with the grandkids.

Here are a few to get things started:

What does a baby ear of corn call its father?
Pop Corn.

Why are movie stars cool?
Because they have so many fans.

How many months have 28 days?
All of them.

Two snowmen are standing in a meadow. One snowman turns to the other and says, "Do you smell carrots?"

What is the strongest bird?
A crane.

On which side does a leopard have the most spots?
On the outside.

What did the hat say to the hat rack?
“You stay here. I’ll go on ahead.”

How do you find a lost rabbit?
Easy. Just make a sound like a carrot.

Knock, knock.
Who’s there?
Donut.
Donut who?
Donut ask me any more silly questions.

What kind of tree fits in your hand?
A palm tree.

What did the farmer say when he lost his tractor?
“Where’s my tractor?”

How many letters are there in the alphabet?
Eleven—T..h..e...A..l..p..h..a..b..e..t

What is the difference between here and there?
The letter T.

What did the bad chicken lay?
A deviled egg.

Why did the students eat their homework?
Because their teacher said it was a piece of cake.

Why does a flamingo lift up one leg?
Because if he lifted up both legs he would fall over.

Where can everyone always find money when they look for it?
In the dictionary.

Why do male deer need braces?
Because they have buck teeth.

What kind of hair do oceans have?
Wavy.

What kind of car does Mickey Mouse's wife drive?
A Minnie van.

Knock, knock.
Who’s there?
Mayor.
Mayor who?
Mayor days be filled with love and laughter.

Today's fill-in-the-blank:

The last person I shared a joke with was _______________.