Pint-Sized Punch Lines

Why did the belt get sent to jail? Because it held up a pair of pants. (Denzel Quarterman, 7, Beverly Hills, Beverly Vista Elementary)

* What kind of roots does a mathematical plant have? Square roots. (Drew Jones, 11, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga Elementary)

* What kind of a car do cats drive? Catillacs. (Chava Aliza Macales, 10, Northridge, Andasol Avenue Elementary)

* What did the bear eat when he woke up in the morning and didn't have time to comb his hair? Honeycomb. (Mai Nguyen, 12, Garden Grove, Excelsior School)

* Why do you measure snakes in inches? They don't have feet. (Willie Bobadilla, 9, Norwalk, D.D. Johnston School)

* What did the flower say to the bee? "Get off my back." (Billie Meade, 10, Norwalk, D.D. Johnston School)

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