Pint-Sized Punch Lines

Why can’t leopards play hide-and-seek? Because they always get spotted. (Lauren Peters, 8, Anaheim Hills, Canyon Rim Elementary)

* What did the baby cow call its mother? “Mooooooo-ther.” (Priya Tuvell, 8, Lakewood, Stephen Foster Elementary)

* Why did the man go to the street corner with a piece of toast? He heard there was a traffic jam. (Desiree Quesada, 11, San Bernardino, Del Vallejo School)

* How did the frog feel when it got stuck in the mud? Unhoppy. (Gaby Ross, 6, Los Angeles, Warner Avenue Elementary)


* Who does a horse like best? His neighbor. (Dana Kendall, 7, South Gate, Bryson Elementary)

* Why didn’t the chicken cross the road? Because the light was red. (Chloe Gonzalez, 9, Laguna Hills, Lomarena Elementary)

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