National Tell a Joke Day – 16th August 2019

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National Tell a Joke Day – 16th August 2019



Life can be tough and full of challenges so what’s more exciting than spending a day putting all your troubles aside and fill it with joy and laughter telling jokes!

Why not even go that one stage further and theme it mermaid and shark joke day! Perfect for fellow mermaid and shark lovers!

What is a Joke?

“A joke is a display of humour in which words are used within a specific and well-defined narrative structure to make people laugh and is not meant to be taken seriously. It takes the form of a story, usually with dialogue, and ends in a punch line”.

History behind Jokes

Jokes have been identified in ancient pre classical texts and the oldest identified joke is an ancient proverb from as far back as 1900 BC known to have contained toilet humour! 

The earliest extant joke book, a collection of 265 jokes written in Greek dated back to the fourth or fifth century AD!

Mermaid and Shark Jokes

Jokes come in many forms, one liners, knock knock jokes or even short stories.  It really doesn’t matter how a joke is expressed the main result is to please and make the recipient laugh…laughter is a well-known fact that it is healthy for you!

Below are a few mermaid and shark jokes to get you going!


Q: Where do mermaids see movies?
A: At the dive-in!

Q: Where does a mermaid keep her money?
A: In the riverbank!

Q: Where did the fisherman and mermaid meet?
A: On line!

Q: What is a mermaid’s favorite TV show?
A: Whale of Fortune!

Q: Where does a mermaid sleep?
A: A waterbed!

Q: What did the sea say to the mermaid?
A: Nothing. It just waved.

Q: Why do mermaids always know how much they weigh?
A: They have their own scales!

Q: Why did the mermaid ride a sea horse?
A: Because she was playing water polo!

Q: Why was the mermaid embarrassed?
A: Because she saw the ship’s bottom!

Q: Which fish go to heaven when they die?
A: Angelfish!

Q: What does a mermaid wear to math class?
A: Algebra!

Q: What has beautiful hair, a pretty face, two arms, a fish’s tail, looks like a mermaid, but isn’t a mermaid?
A:   A photograph of a mermaid!

Source: https://www.finfriends.com/mermaid-jokes/


Q: What did the great white shark say to the cliff jumper?
A: Don’t worry, I’ll catch you

Q: What did the shark say to the surfer?
A: Come on in, the water’s fine!

Q: How does a hammerhead shark tell his mom he passed his test?
A: Nailed it!

Q: What’s a great white’s favorite tune?
A: Dun-uh. Dun-uh. Dun-uh

Q: What did the momma shark say to the kid shark?
A: Watch that sharkasm, young man

Q: What song do sharks sing while they hunt for food?
A: Don’t Stop Bleedin’

Q: What types of sharks are the shadiest sharks?
A; Card sharks

Q: How does a shark plead in court?
A: Gill-ty

Q:What does a dentist say to his shark patients?
A: Let’s see those chompers

Q: How do you throw a shark out of a bar?
A: You cast it out

Q: What did the shark say to his wife during a fight?
A: You’re just being jaw-matic

Q:What did the shark say to the spear fisherman?
A: Please, spear me the pain!

Source: https://www.redbubble.com/life/shark-puns/


Tell a joke, listen to a joke, laugh, celebrate, have fun and enjoy!  

Please send us your own jokes through our social media platforms, we would love to see them and share with fellow mermaid lovers!

@PlanetMermaid

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Keep mermaiding and sharking!

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