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    FED UP THE MONK KEPT GROWING OUT OF HIS GARMENTS AND WAS CONTINUALLY BEING ISSUED LARGER ONES. EVENTUALLY HE WAS TAKEN OFF KITCHEN...
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    Consciousness and experience The link between experience, consciousness and language and how it gives us an evolutionary advantage. ...
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    What’s so funny about this? This joke reminds me of the psychiatrist who charged patients for appointments that they missed, claiming it...
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    DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE PACIFIC ISLAND CHIEF WHO WAS SOMEWHAT SURPRISED AND UPSET WHEN HIS THRONE, WHICH HE HAD STORED UPSTAIRS, CAME...
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    I HEAR THEY FINALLY CAUGHT THE CEREAL KILLER WHOSE RANDOM ATTACKS NEARLY DEVOURED THE ENTIRE CHEERIOS POPULATION. What’s so funny...
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    What’s so funny about this? I first encountered this joke, or a slightly different version about four years ago, but it’s an old one. ...
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    This joke was submitted to punoftheday.com by Adele from Bohemia, NY #ESL #ELT #ELL #ELD #ESOL #EFL #TESOL #ESOL #English #language...
    • Whatsofunny I CROSSED A CELL PHONE WITH A SKUNK, AND NOW THE SERVICE STINKS. What’s so funny about this? This is the kind of quick one-liner joke I prefer, especially one that hits the nail on the head so well. This, of course, means that the joke makes its point very well. That point is that no matter how much marketing they do for the latest technological invention and innovation, it will be full of bugs and far from perfect. They always promise you the world and the product never comes close to the hype. “Hype” basically means false, exaggerated advertising. It can be for a computer, software, cell phone, I Pad, whatever. The same is true for any complicated machinery new or old. People say you should never buy a new car model in its first year. I did that with the first Ford Taurus. I loved the design and had to have it. Worst car I ever drove. Before we get to the actual joke, let’s look at the two words, STINK and SMELL. They are frequently confused because of their similarity. STINK is a verb, and it means to produce a bad odor. The adjective form is STINKY, which can also be a nickname for a little kid. SMELL is more complicated. It is both a noun and a verb and this is what causes confusion because it’s hard to clear up “smell.” As a verb it’s something that people and animals do with their noses to recognize odors. In addition, SMELL as a verb can also be a synonym for STINK, that is, to give off an odor. But as a noun “smell” means the “odor” to be recognized. So we can easily have the sentence, “I smell a smell”. We can also say “the smell smells. ”Luckily we have articles and adjectives signaling that “smell” is a noun, giving us “a good smell” or even “the stinky smell,” and “that smell stinks.” Now, in the joke we learn about an amazing technological innovation. I’m sure it was prompted by someone who wanted to enhance the sensual experience of using a cell phone by including smells. Many, many years ago, Hollywood tried to introduce something called “Smell-o-Vision”, that is, movies with different scents and smells. I still remember the first one was entitled, “A Scent of Roses.” The whole concept stank and was a big flop. Same story with this cell phone, except to guarantee that it will smell to high heavens, or to produce a terrible smell, the inventor decided to cross a cell phone with a skunk. The trouble was that even before the invention, people said the service stinks, so when they smelled the skunk, they couldn’t tell the difference. And THAT’s what’s so funny!
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    THE OTHER DAY I HELD THE DOOR OPEN FOR A CLOWN. I THOUGHT IT WAS A NICE JESTER. What’s so funny about this? This is a sweet pun that...
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    THE BUCK DOES FUNNY THINGS WHEN THE DOES ARE PRESENT. What’s so funny about this? It’s homograph time, Whooopeee! You’re probably...
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    WHAT DID DRACULA SAY WHEN HE TURNED DOWN A KISS FROM HIS GIRLFRIEND? What’s so funny about this? - This joke started out with my wife...
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    SHAMPOO: Why would anyone want to wash their hair with fake excrement? What’s so funny about this? This joke is hilarious if you’re...
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    WHAT BALLET DO PIGS LIKE BEST? What’s so funny about this? OK so here’s another corny joke but this time it’s an example of how...
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    Lecturing about Task-based Language Teaching #task #based #language #teaching
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    This joke was sent to me by my long-time pal, Bob Weiner #ESL #ELT #ELL #ELD #ESOL #EFL #TESOL #ESOL #English #language #twinglish...
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    • OtoRodrigues Loved this one!
    • Whatsofunny TIE ONE ON A guy walks into a fancy bar wearing a shirt open at the collar. He’s met by a bouncer who tells him he needs to wear a necktie to be allowed in. So the guy goes out to his car and looks around for a necktie. He discovers that he doesn't have one but he sees a set of jumper cables in his trunk. In desperation he ties them around his neck, manages to make a decent-looking knot and lets the ends dangle free. He goes back to the bar and the bouncer carefully looks him over and then says, "Well, OK, I guess you can come in -- just don't start anything." What’s so funny about this? I don’t usually do jokes of this length. I prefer what they call “one-liners” which deliver the punch line, or the actual joke, right away, without a big set-up. But occasionally the set-up is half the fun, and that’s the case with this joke. It starts out perfectly normally. “A guy walks into a bar…” Right away we learn it’s not a regular bar but a fancy one, that requires male patrons (a fancy name for customers) to wear neckties. Our guy has a shirt with an open collar so that tells us he’s not wearing a tie. Furthermore, the bar has a bouncer, someone responsible for making sure that patrons are well-behaved and that no undesirables can enter. Since our guy has no tie, he’s undesirable. He must really want to have a drink at this bar though, because he goes to his car in search of a necktie, rather than just going somewhere else. Needless to say, he doesn’t find a tie, but he does find a pair of jumper cables. These are two thick black wires about four feet in length, with color coded clips on both ends to connect two car batteries, if one of them is dead and needs to be re-started. He ties the cables around his neck and tries to get back into the bar. When the bouncer sees what the guy had done, it’s obvious how desperate the guy must is. So the bouncer gives him permission to enter on the condition that the guy not “start anything”. To “start something” is also a euphemism for starting a fight, which the bouncer, of course wants to avoid. However, jumper cables are designed to start things, so the bouncer is worried that the guy might try to hook-up with someone and start something with them. The guy on the other hand, I’m sure would like to make some sparks fly. And THAT’s what’s so funny!
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    WHAT DO YOU CALL A DEER WITHOUT AN EYE? What’s so funny about this? I have to keep reminding myself that nothing is too sacred or immune...
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    Punitivism and Criminalisation: Poverty in Britain in 2013? We discuss the criminalisation of the poor following outbreaks of civil...
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    A podcast discussing about Cooperative Language Learning #Language #Learning #ESL #SLA #CooperativeLanguageLearning #CLL #Approach...
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    Bu kayıt çocukların yabancı dili nasıl öğrendikleri ve eğitime kaç yaşında başlanması gerektiği hakkındadır. #language #education #in...
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    WHEN FISH ARE IN SCHOOLS THEY SOMETIMES TAKE DEBATE What’s so funny about this? There is nothing fishy about this joke. You just need...
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    • Pewari XKCD must have listened to your boo today! http://xkcd.com/1053/
    • valy I also think that admitting that you 'don't know' something is praiseworthy, a sign of courage & honesty!