Trying to determine what makes a good (or bad) dad joke is not so easy, but there are some certain ingredients that we can name. First of all, the one-liner has to be administered by a dad (not necessarily your own), it has to be both corny and somewhat amusing, and most of all it just has to have a hackneyed pun to make it the best joke ever. Although not everyone is a big fan of that type of comedy gold, there is a certain amount of appreciation any person can have for a well-timed funny pun. Especially if it's followed by thunderous laughter from the person and the classic finger-guns pose.

Oh, and if you're a dad joke aficionado like we are, you might be surprised to know, as to where these inappropriate jokes stem from. So, the first theory is because your beloved father just feels nostalgic to those times when you were little and laughed at just about anything. The other approach for these hilarious jokes is a much more anticipated one - your father wants to embarrass you as much as he can while he can. And that's precisely what these funny jokes are meant to do.

Scroll down below to see some of the best funny dad jokes around and don't forget to comment and vote for your favorites.

#1

Can I Have A Book Mark?

Today, my son asked "Can I have a book mark?" and I burst into tears. 11 years old and he still doesn't know my name is Brian.

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#2

Sense Of Direction

My wife is really mad at the fact that I have no sense of direction. So I packed up my stuff and right.

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#3

Perfect Pun

DAD: I was just listening to the radio on my way in to town, apparently an actress just killed herself.

MOM: Oh my! Who!?

DAD: Uh, I can't remember... I think her name was Reese something?

MOM: WITHERSPOON!!!!!???????

DAD: No, it was with a knife...

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#4

Holy Water

How do you make holy water? You boil the hell out of it.

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#5

Trippy Shoes

I bought some shoes from a drug dealer. I don't know what he laced them with, but I was tripping all day!

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#6

Origin Of French Fries

Did you know the first French fries weren't actually cooked in France? They were cooked in Greece.

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#7

Nap Time Puns

If a child refuses to sleep during nap time, are they guilty of resisting a rest?

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#8

Donald Duck

The secret service isn't allowed to yell "Get down!" anymore when the president is about to be attacked. Now they have to yell "Donald, duck!"

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#9

Concepts Of Gravity

I'm reading a book about anti-gravity. It's impossible to put down!

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Iván Galarraga
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You must obey gravity, it's the law

Leeanne Thompson
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

OMG this comment is like an added laugh to this dad joke! XD

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Danny James
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

this joke really makes me float

Lisa Braaksma
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I guess you can say it's no your favorite but its up there

Lucan Bongers
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Why can’t I stand on the ground

Adrianna Eagle
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I DON'T GET THAT ONE ! GET OFF THE STAGE!

TY'TEONNA CHOPP
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's impossible to put the book down ;>

Ragad Asheibi
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

LOL BAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH CRACKED UP LAUGHIN FOR THIS ONE LOL 😂 🤣🤣😂😂

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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I actually made this into a dad joke of the day video on youtube this evening with my son. 2020-04-14...03fb6c.png 2020-04-14-00_49_18-Movies-TV-5e955e103fb6c.png

Natasha Moore
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Your grounded for life! Its all GRAVITYS fault WTF

Jaydon Hassler (Grade 10)
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'm reading a book about gravity. I can't seem to be separated from it

Bradley Foster
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I HATE U SO MUCH THIS IS GOING TO KEEP ME UP ALL NIGHT

Danny James
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

that joke is outta this world

Jaydon Hassler (Grade 10)
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3 years ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I bout a book about hide-and-seek and I can't seem to find it

Hayden Edmonds
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

its a worse joke then the one in the comments below.

bob
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Why don't you get up

Steven Sebastian
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I read a book on Stockholm syndrome. At first it wasn't good but by the end i kinda liked it

Jay Escober
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That's how I felt about the history of glue book.

Ian Taggart
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That's me for any book.

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#10

Nobody Knows

What do you call someone with no body and no nose? Nobody knows.

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#11

Which Came First?

I ordered a chicken and an egg from Amazon. I’ll let you know

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Lynn Noyes
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Re the riddle, eggs came first. Dinosaurs laid eggs.

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#12

Least Spoken Language

What is the least spoken language in the world? Sign language

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#13

Conversation Starter

My daughter screeched, "Daaaaaad, you haven't listened to one word I've said, have you!?" What a strange way to start a conversation with me...

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#14

Pie Rates

A slice of apple pie is $2.50 in Jamaica and $3.00 in the Bahamas. These are the pie rates of the Caribbean.

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#15

Single Handedly The Best

My wife tried to unlatch our daughter's car seat with one hand and said, "How do one armed mothers do it?" Without missing a beat I replied, "Single handedly."

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#16

Dying To Get There

When a dad drives past a graveyard: Did you know that's a popular cemetery? Yep, people are just dying to get in there!

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Dian Ella Lillie
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

There's an interesting fact about the cemetery in my area - it's the dead centre of the town.

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#17

Meaning Well

My friend keeps saying "cheer up man it could be worse, you could be stuck underground in a hole full of water." I know he means well.

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#18

Serving Justice

Justice is a dish best served cold, if it were served warm it would be justwater.

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BlackestDawn
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

*groans* took me a few secs to get it but, well done.

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#19

Sir Arthur's Knights

The fattest knight at King Arthur’s round table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size from too much pi.

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#20

Logical Explanation

MOM: "How do I look?" DAD: "With your eyes."

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#21

Silent P

Why can't you hear a pterodactyl go to the bathroom? Because the pee is silent.

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#22

Vegetarian Zombie

What does a zombie vegetarian eat? “GRRRAAAAAIIIINNNNS!”

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S.
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Imagine the zombie apocalypse beginning, but it's just annoying zombies stealing your bread. “FRED! THE DEAD EFFAHS STOLE MAH CEREAL AGAIN ” ”well, at least we now know they're actually made of grain, honey.”

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#23

Excited For Spring

Spring is here! I got so excited I wet my plants!

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#24

Rules Of Life

3 unwritten rules of life...
1.
2.
3.

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#25

Witnessing A Robery

If you see a robbery at an Apple Store does that make you an iWitness?

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#26

Company Mergers

Did you hear the news? FedEx and UPS are merging. They’re going to go by the name Fed-Up from now on.

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Adam Cantor
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That ok, today i heard Youtube, Twitter, and Facebook are all merging. They're going to call it You-Twit-Face.

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#27

Untrustworthy Particles

Don't trust atoms. They make up everything!

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#28

Name-Giving

I told my son I was named after Thomas Jefferson… He said, “But dad, your name is Brian.” I said, “I know, but I was named AFTER Thomas Jefferson.”

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Wyndmere
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Is this the same Brian who believes his kids thinks his name is Mark?

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#29

Magician Dad

KID: "Dad, make me a sandwich!" DAD: "Poof, you’re a sandwich!”

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#30

Invisible Man

Why did the invisible man turn down the job offer? He couldn't see himself doing it.

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#31

Server's Nightmare

SERVER: "Sorry about your wait." DAD: "Are you saying I’m fat?”

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#32

No More Butts

What has two butts and kills people? An assassin

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#33

Happy Anniversary

What did the pirate say on his 80th birthday? AYE MATEY

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#34

Would You Like A Bag?

CASHIER: "Would you like the milk in a bag, sir?" DAD: "No, just leave it in the carton!’”

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#35

Pros And Cons

What's the best part about living in Switzerland? I don't know, but the flag is a big plus.

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#36

Ice Cream Truck

When an ambulance zips past with its siren blaring: "They won’t sell much ice cream driving that fast.”

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TrAsh
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Eye scream, you scream, we all scream....cause we're bleeding out.

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#37

Ever Rolling

If Snoop Dogg dies before pot becomes legal in the US, he will be rolling in his grave.

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Christopher Dixon
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Wow guys. He will be rolling (joints made out of pot) while in his grave. Please man, just...just get it.

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#38

Magic Spells

What do you call a dog that can do magic? A Labracadabrador.

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elllie
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

labracadabracanadabrador = canadian magic dog

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#39

Math Problems

5/4 of people admit that they’re bad with fractions.

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#40

Feeling Tired

Why couldn't the bike standup by itself? It was two tired.

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#41

Funny Dad Jokes

What do you call a deer with no eyes? No idea!

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#42

Funny Dad Jokes

GRANDPA: I have a 'dad bod', DAD: To me it's more like a father figure.

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#43

Funny Dad Jokes

What time did the man go to the dentist? Tooth hurt-y.

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#44

Funny Dad Jokes

When a dad drives past a cow pasture: LOOK! That cow is OUT-STANDING in his field!

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#45

Funny Dad Jokes

What’s Forrest Gump’s password? 1forrest1

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#46

Funny Dad Jokes

I used to have a job at a calendar factory but I got the sack because I took a couple of days off.

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#47

Funny Dad Jokes

When you ask a dad if he's alright: "No, I’m half left.”

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Alex Bailey
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Defo my dad. If you said 'what?' To him he would also say 'no I'm not hot thanks'.

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#48

Funny Dad Jokes

KID: "Hey, I was thinking…" DAD: "I thought I smelled something burning.”

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Dian Ella Lillie
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I used to say this to my sisters. They never laughed... :-)

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#49

Funny Dad Jokes

A termite walks into a bar and asks, "Is the bar tender here?"

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#50

Funny Dad Jokes

Two guys walk into a bar, the third one ducks.

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#51

Funny Dad Jokes

How many tickles does it take to make an octopus laugh? Ten-tickles.

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#52

Funny Dad Jokes

SON: *hands my Dad his 50th birthday card*, DAD: You know, one would have been enough.

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#53

Funny Dad Jokes

When a woman is giving birth, she is literally kidding.

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#54

Funny Dad Jokes

A ham sandwich walks into a bar and orders a beer. The bartender says, "Sorry we don’t serve food here."

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Dian Ella Lillie
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

A string walks into a bar with a few friends and orders a beer. The bartender says, "I'm sorry, but we don't serve strings here." The string goes back to his table. He ties himself in a loop and messes up the top of his hair. He walks back up to the bar and orders a beer. The bartender squints at him and says, "Hey, aren't you a string?" The string says, "Nope, I'm a frayed knot."

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#55

Funny Dad Jokes

Can February March? No, but April May!

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#56

Funny Dad Jokes

What did the buffalo say to his son when he dropped him off at school? Bison.

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#57

Funny Dad Jokes

Why did the crab never share? Because he's shellfish.

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Jason Chebe
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

why did the fisherman never SHARES? BECAUSE HE SELLFISH

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#58

Funny Dad Jokes

To call the whole Elon Musk controversy “Elon-Gate” seems like a bit of a stretch.

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#59

Funny Dad Jokes

Two peanuts were walking down the street. One was a salted.

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#60

Funny Dad Jokes

What do you call a cow with two legs? Lean beef. If the cow has no legs, then it’s ground beef.

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#61

Funny Dad Jokes

I just watched a documentary about beavers. It was the best dam show I ever saw!

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Moe Less
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

In 4th grade I wrote a story of beavers making small "damns." Teacher did not notice. Maybe afraid to notice...

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#62

Funny Dad Jokes

What is Beethoven’s favorite fruit? A ba-na-na-na.

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Caleigh
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You’re lying if you didn’t read that like the song.

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#63

Funny Dad Jokes

When you ask a dad if they got a haircut: "No, I got them all cut!"

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bailey gough
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What did the guy say when he arrived in Antartica? Well that wasn't a warm welcome

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#64

Funny Dad Jokes

Where did the college-aged vampire like to shop? Forever 21.

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Spirit Animations
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

*a vampire that could use their time being immortal to research cancer* you know what? I'm going to the mall today!

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#65

Funny Dad Jokes

GROCERY STORE CHECKER: "Paper or plastic?" DAD: "Either, I’m bisacktual.”

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#66

Funny Dad Jokes

What did the horse say after it tripped? "Help! I’ve fallen and I can’t giddyup!”

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#67

Funny Dad Jokes

You know what the loudest pet you can get is? A trumpet.

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#68

Funny Dad Jokes

Why wasn't the woman happy with the velcro she bought? It was a total ripoff.

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#69

Funny Dad Jokes

What noise does a 747 make when it bounces? Boeing, Boeing, Boeing.

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#70

Funny Dad Jokes

I hear it's easy to get ladies not to eat Tide pods. It's more difficult to deter gents, though.

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Zoe Page
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

why do bees have sticky hair? Because they use a honey combs

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#71

Funny Dad Jokes

What do you call a factory that sells passable products? A satisfactory.

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#72

Funny Dad Jokes

A woman is on trial for beating her husband to death with his guitar collection. Judge says, "First offender?" She says, "No, first a Gibson! Then a Fender!”

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#73

Funny Dad Jokes

Did you hear about the circus fire? It was in tents!

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