Thinks that’s funny? Here’s a few more:
- What is the difference between a cat and a comma? One has claws at the end of its paws, the other is a pause at the end of a clause.
- What’s another name for Santa’s elves? Subordinate clauses!
- Why did the diactic want to be a schwa? Because a schwa is never stressed!
- What are Father Christmas’s linguist sisters and daughters called? Relative Clauses!
The village blacksmith finally found an apprentice willing to work hard for long hours. The blacksmith immediately began his instructions to the lad, “When I take the shoe out of the fire, I’ll lay it on the anvil.When I nod my head, you hit it with this hammer.” The apprentice did just as he told. Now he’s the village blacksmith.
My English teacher looked at me and said,”Name two pronouns.” I said, “Who, me?”
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