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  • It's funny because cats don't wear diapers. Yeah

  • Hey, everyone. I'm alex. Thanks for clicking and welcome to this lesson on five types of jokes

  • So specifically we're going to look at five types of English jokes that often play with word meanings

  • Now if you're learning a language learning jokes in that language is usually like one of the final barriers you have to

  • Punch through before you can claim to be like a full

  • mastered speaker

  • person thing in that language

  • So today let's see if we can break through that barrier for you and with you so that you can learn

  • Five different styles of jokes in English now

  • I'm not saying these are the only types of jokes, okay?

  • There are tons and tons and tons of joke types in every language

  • but I'm going to look at five of the more common ones today, so let's not waste any more time and

  • Ready for it going to start with number one

  • All right, what's the difference between x and y?

  • Very common joke type. So for example

  • What's the difference between mashed potatoes and pea soup?

  • Potatoes, but you can't pea-soup

  • Did you like it? I liked it. I think it's really good if you don't know the meaning of this joke

  • Because you know you're a non-native speaker p is a type of little vegetable beam is that a beam a lentil?

  • something anyway something you can make soup with and

  • mashed potatoes

  • So you can mashed potatoes, but you can't pee the other meaning of p in this situation

  • number two

  • Okay

  • joke type number two is

  • What does x have in common with y?

  • So for example. What does a banana have in common with a million dollars?

  • They both have a peel

  • Now it's pretty good

  • Not bad

  • Okay

  • Let me explain it for you. So you can like want to hurt me some more so a banana peel

  • And if something has a peel it means it is attractive like hmm. I want a million dollars

  • You get it now

  • let's

  • Let's just move on to number three

  • Okay

  • next

  • What do you call Aa or an jokes so for example? What do you call a computer that things?

  • Adèle

  • I

  • Like it. I like it. I think you like this one too smile. Just a bit, right?

  • if you don't know dell is a computer brand and Adele is a famous singer in the

  • 2010 to 2012 period And Maybe Beyond who knows

  • so

  • Let's just continue with number four yeah

  • So next we have the y joke so why did why do why does?

  • Why is why was why were for example?

  • Why was the Math book sad?

  • Because it had too many problems

  • Yeah

  • That's the reaction that's what I'm looking for that's what I want. Okay. If you don't get this joke Math books

  • Have questions you have to answer they have problems you have to figure out

  • They're just very emotional emotional books too many problems

  • okay, I

  • Didn't like that one. Well let's try for the last one shall. We number five

  • What?

  • next and finally

  • Knock-knock jokes you didn't think I was going to do this video without talking about Knock-knock jokes. Did you so?

  • The General structure of a Knock-knock joke goes like this

  • Knock-knock and you say

  • Who's there and in this case? I'll say lettuce. Can you say?

  • Lettuce who and I say hey let us in it's cold out here

  • You're smiling. I can see it. I can feel it okay. So if you don't know you can probably hear why this is funny

  • Lettuce sounds like lettuce

  • so let us in it's cold out here I

  • Just touched the mic not sure that doesn't matter it really right guys all right

  • So let's review the jokes and we'll finish this for you

  • Alright

  • That's it all five jokes, but we're going to review them more time to maximize the pain now

  • You can tell these to your friends make them laugh make them cry or both so let's go from the top

  • What's the difference between mashed potatoes and pea soup you?

  • Can mash potatoes but you can't pea soup?

  • Yeah number two. What does a banana have in common with a million dollars?

  • They both have appeal

  • All right number three what do you call a computer that sings Adele?

  • Yes, yes, and number four why was the Math book sad?

  • Because it had too many problems

  • And finally I need your help on this one. So you say the parts that you're supposed to say

  • Knock-knock

  • lettuce

  • Let us in it's cold out here

  • Yeah, beautiful

  • Okay, guys if you enjoyed these jokes

  • And you want to memorize them and test your understanding of them as always you can check out the quiz on in Vidcom

  • While you're on engvid you can also check out my other lessons on Dad jokes and five common

  • Types of jokes not types of jokes I have another jokes video. You'll see it attached to the video

  • And if you have your own jokes, and you want to make me laugh

  • I love terrible jokes, so please just leave them in the comments and

  • you know make me laugh make yourself laugh make everybody else in who's watching this video laugh right now and

  • After you do that

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  • Thanks for clicking

It's funny because cats don't wear diapers. Yeah

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    James posted on 2017/09/22
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