I don’t know about the rest of you, but I love a good joke, or even the odd bad joke. I am now on the lookout for new insect jokes. This is where you come in. We want to hear your insect jokes, both ones that you have heard and ones that you have created yourselves. Here are a few ideas and examples to get you started and in the zone:
There are some jokes that have been around for a while. Most people know the original form, and enjoy making up new variations of those same jokes. Here are some insect versions of popular traditional jokes:
Many jokes rely on puns, some clever, some less so. A pun is a play-on-words, and makes use of different possible meanings of the same, or similar, words. To illustrate this I will tell you about some of my insect puns:
They are un-bee-lieveable. I hope they are not fly-ing over your head. Some people find them annoying. Do they bug you?
As you can see you can drop them into general conversation, they can be incorporated into a story or they can form the punchline of your joke:
Another word for pun is paronomasia, though this term is a little too pun-usual for my taste.
A one liner is a joke that is made up of just one line or sometimes even just one sentence. You have to listen closely, or you may miss the punchline. You may not even realise that the person is telling a joke until they have finished:
I saw a fantastic film about a really large insect. It was XL ant!
No doubt you can tell better insect jokes than the ones above. Please share them with us in the comments below.