Punch 21-01-2009

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By The Telegraph Online
  • Published 21.01.09

Question: Who designed Noah’s ark?

Answer: An ark-itect.

Namrata Dewanjee, Class III, St Teresa’s Secondary School, Kidderpore


Rita: Do you know why the sky is so high?

Bumba: Oh, don’t you know the answer to that? The sky is high so that the skyscrapers don’t touch it.

Abhishek Burman, Class VI, Delhi Public School, Ruby Park, Calcutta


When a thief escaped from jail,

Police officer to jail keeper: Mr Sen, please keep all your exit gates shut.

The gates were duly shut but the thief escaped anyway.

Police officer: I asked you to have all the exit gates shut. How did the thief manage to get away?

Mr Sen: Inspector, the exit gates were shut. But you had said nothing about the entrance gates.

Suchismita Mukhopadhyay, Class III, St Agnes School, Kharagpur


Question: What do vampires have at 11 ’clock every day?

Answer: A coffin break.

Hardic Bhattacharya, Class VII, Patha Bhavan High School, Calcutta


Master: Ravi, get me some lady’s fingers.

Ravi: Oh ok, sir.

After 15 minutes...

Ravi: Sir, I searched the whole area but no lady gave her fingers to me.

Riddhiman Sarkar, Class VI, Lakshmipat Singhania Academy, Calcutta


Mother: Son, why are you looking so sad?

Son: I fell asleep during a very dull speech today.

Mother: But that’s no reason to feel so bad!

Son: Yes it is; I was giving the speech.

Nihal Prakash, Class VIII, La Martiniere for Boys, Calcutta


Question: Where does a skeleton swim?

Answer: In the Dead Sea, of course.

Animesh Mazumder, Class VII, Army School, Barrackpore


A man would regularly go to the temple and pray that he would win a lottery. One day, god stepped out of the temple and said to him, ‘‘Why don’t you buy the ticket for once?’’

Mohan Mukherjee, Class IV, Little Stars Senior Secondary School, Digboi

Question: What is India’s largest produce?

Answer: Indians.

Aashish Kumar Shaw, Class V, Sri Aurobindo Vidyamandir, Calcutta


Question: How do turtles talk to each other?

Answer: By using shell phones!

Manav Mirchandani, Class VIII, La Martiniere for Boys, Calcutta


Child mosquito: Mother, may I go to the cinema?

Mother mosquito: Yes, but be careful when they clap after the show.

Shivam Rastogi, Class VII, D.A.V. Public School, Asansol

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