Elementary Podcasts

Carolina and Emily don't seem to be enjoying the end-of-year party, but Adam and Jo enjoy talking about 'everyone' and informal ways of saying 'How are you?'

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Hello ariana01,

Jokes can be difficult to understand in another language, can't they? In fact, sometimes they can be difficult in our own languages!

I'm not sure what you mean by your question. Can you rephrase it and I'll try to answer? Thanks.


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I had a joke,, but I don't know why I forget it always hahahah

Here's a joke I wish you all enjoy it. If there is any mistakes please let me know.
The title is: Beggars can't be choosers.
A man goes to the work everyday morning. He is generous that he everyday gives 100 Syrian Pounds to a beggar who sits on the pavement and is dressed badly. A year later, the man gives the beggar only 75 S.P. The beggar gets confused. A year later, The man reduces that to 50 S.P. The beggar asks "hey hey wait a minute. Why don't you give me as much as you did before?". The man says "Last year my son entered the university so he needed some money. And this year my daughter does too". The beggar asks "How many children have you got?". The man answers proudly "Four". The beggar says angrily "So don't tell that you will send all your children at my expense!!".

irrelevant, Just wanted to say I love elementary podcasts and I learnt a lot of things thank you

Some one after office return to home saw his child crying (out of twin baby) he ask another child why he crying? his child answer why he not will be cry, mother wrongly bath him tow time.

Q:"what would you call a very funny mountain?"
A:"Hill Arious"
Q: "Is Google a he or a she?"
A: "A she,no doubt,because it won‘t let you finish your sentence without suggesting other ideas!"

ok,those aren't of course,my best jokes,but they are the only I know in english...in my region(tuscany)we have a lot of jokes and funny stories,especially in tuscan vernacular,which are impossible to be tranlated in any other language...

Actually my life is a joke.But today i am going to tell you a joke of my student life.Listen to this one...

"I was the most 'Outstanding' student in school...you could always see me standing outside the classroom :p"

I think jokes are funny, when positive, interesting person is telling them.It is much interesting than jokes from boring people.

Hello everyone,
I really love jokes and here's my best joke:

A woman once owned two dogs. The first one was called 'fashion' and the other was 'new'.

She once wanted to take a bath and told them to bring her the towel when she finishes. After she finished, she asked them to bring the towel. They went to bring it, but they didn't know where it was. They went out to the street. She knew that they were outside and wouldn't bring the towel, so she went out of the bathroom and put the towel on her body and went out to look for them in the street. She said, "neeew. Faashion" and repeated that all the time until she found them. They all went back home.

The next morning she went out and found all people wearing towels.

Hello Zara, you are terrible joker. i read all people jokes but i like your joke.