Just for Fun


contronyms 
fast
literally



Jokes 
What do you call a fake noodle?














an impasta!


Why  did the blueberry cry?















His parents were in a jam!


What do firefighters like in their soup?

















Firecrackers!

Why are pirates called pirates? 




















Because they arrrrr!










What do you see?  







Well, this one is funny to me!!!

















Great Idea for a Halloween Costume!
the "Diction-Fairy"


Now, this looks fun! 


Actor Clint Eastwood tries a new transportation device: the skateboard – 1964









Anyone interested in baseball?  Here is an article about the history of the baseball bat:
Who knew? 






Do you have the background knowledge to get the jokes? 










Amazing Pictures:










Great message, but fun, too: 












Halloween Jokes

Anyone Like Brandon Mull? Happy Halloween-Time!




Ms. Dorsey and one of her daughters had fun going to the Utah Shakespeare Festival to see the fall plays: Dracula and Two Gentlemen of Verona.


Proteus and Julia exchanging rings and promises to be forever true to each other.
There is a scene later that shows dramatic irony because she is gushing about how loyal and true he is, but the audience has just heard him say that Julia is dead to him, and that he now loves Sylvia.
\We, the audience,  know something that she doesn't!  

"Funnies" from Kaitlyn A.

Back to the British!  This is a great example of satire!


While you were gone. . . .  If you've been absent, see the post linked at the beginning of this line . . . for a laugh. 





My mind is blown!


Relax!  http://www.npr.org/blogs/13.7/2014/09/04/345703640/the-koan-of-the-cat-and-the-frog

ko·an   ˈkōˌän/   noun
a paradoxical anecdote or riddle, used in Zen Buddhism to demonstrate the inadequacy of logical reasoning and to provoke enlightenment.

Are you taking science?  
This is actually helpful information:  If you need to find science articles for your science class, ask your teacher if you can use articles from Science Alert. Com.  See one about clouds here.

Here is another very interesting science video: http://www.sciencealert.com.au/news/20140110-26264.html  Invisibility?


John Green welcomes us back to school:  (very cool!)  

Hungry Games

What Does the Fox Say? Really?

Fun with Words and Pronunciation

The word FACETIOUSLY (adv. meaning “not to be taken seriously” or “in jest”) has not only all of the vowels, but it has them in order: A, E, I, O, U and even Y. Good day, class!

Fun Word 

Fewer or Less? 

An interesting story from the history of our language: Did you know that "C' and "G"  used to be represented by the same letter?  http://hotword.dictionary.com/gandc/ 

Try some online mad-libs at http://www.eduplace.com/tales/

Story Starters:  http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/storystarters/storystarter1.htm 


SENATE comes from the Latin word SENEX, which means old man. It is the basis of the English words sir, senior and senile.


This one is for you math students: 




















Like your homework! But if you do, bring me a cupcake!








They told me it was a capital offense!



And this: 














Fun Books -- Picture Books
Wemberly Worried  Henkes   She worries about everything -- especially the first day of school. 

The bear who had no place to go  -- Stevenson, James  -- tries various places --

Fun with words:
Mom and Dad are Palindromes  by Mark Shulmand and Adam McCauley 








Teachers be like. . . . 




















Just in case you like him!















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