Pint-Sized Punch Lines

* What do you call a field full of poems? A meadow-phor. (Laura Derr, 8, North Hollywood, Sequoyah School)

* What do you call string that tells good stories? Mark Twine. (David Burris, 9, Calabasas, Chaparral Elementary)

* What do you get if you cross a strawberry with a rock star? A jam session. (Cristal Martinez, 11, Garden Grove, Excelsior School)

* What kind of bike does a father ride? A Popcycle. (Deon Sa Hawkins, 5, Westwood, Warner Avenue Elementary)


* Knock, knock.

Who’s there?


Nathan who?


Nathan but trouble.

(Nathan S. Frank, 3, Costa Mesa, Orange Coast Lab Pre-School)

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