* What did the tree say when it couldn’t solve the puzzle? “I’m stumped.” (Mayra Centeno, 9, San Diego, Grant Elementary)
* What do you get when a chicken crosses in front of a dragon? Fried chicken. (Michael Thompkin, 8, San Diego, Grant Elementary)
* What is black and white and has a trunk? A cow on vacation. (Patience Pohjala, 11, Garden Grove, Brookhurst Elementary)
* What is a mountain’s favorite drink? Mountain Dew. (Jeffrey Toboco, 8, Orange, Orange Christian School)
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