Last week a child from another class told me a joke. The joke was
funnyish but not hilarious. It was a pun centering around the word 'tank'.
Tank was one of our spelling words, so I told the joke in class. I met with a
sea of blank faces. I explained both meanings of the word 'tank' and
told the joke again. This time a few faces cracked while others looked
In the staff room a few days later we were talking about how our
children had no sense of humour and I repeated the story above. By the
time I had gotten to actually telling the joke, I couldn't for laughing
at it. Of course when someone tells you a joke while creased with
laughter ... well laughter is contagious.
Now every-time I tell the joke it just gets funnier and funnier....
Two goldfish in a tank. One says to the other, " how do you drive this
Today one of the children ran up and said, "please miss I told ma
mammy that joke and she laughed. "Two goldfish in a tank and one says to
the other, How do you swim this thing?"
I do hope this isn't one of those stories one has to be there for,
because this just keeps getting funnier.