1、 "Two brothers were looking at some beautiful paintings."Look," said the elder brother. "How nice these paintings are!""Yes," said the younger, "but in all these paintings there is only the mother and the children. Where is the father?"The elder brother thought for a moment and then explained, "Obviously he was painting the pictures."兄弟俩在看一些漂亮的油画。“看，”哥哥说，“这些画多漂亮呀！”“是啊，”弟弟说道，“可是在所有这些画中，只有妈妈和孩子。那爸爸去哪儿了呢？”哥哥想了一会儿，然后解释道：“很明显，他当时正在画这些画呗。”"
2、 "Tom: Mom, can I have two pieces of cake, please ? Mom: Certainly -- take this piece and cut it two!汤姆：妈妈，我可以吃两块蛋糕吗？妈妈：当然可以----拿这块蛋糕把它切成两块吧！"
60、 "Teacher: If I cut a beefsteak in half and then cut the half in half, what do I get ? Tommy: Quarters.Teacher: And then if I cut it twice again?Tommy: Hamburger.老师：如果我把一块牛排切成两半的两半，我能得到几块儿？汤米：四块。老师：那我要是再切两次，我能得到什么呢？汤米：汉堡。"
3、 "Two sisters were looking at a book of religious pictures and came across a painting of the Virgin and the baby Jesus.姐妹俩在看一本宗教画册时，刚好看到一幅圣母玛利亚和圣婴耶稣的图画。"See there," said the older sister, "that's Jesus, and that's his mother."姐姐说：“瞧，这是耶稣，这是他的妈妈。”"Where's his dad?" the younger girl wanted to know.“他的爸爸在哪里？”妹妹想知道。Her sister thought for a moment and explained, "Oh, he's taking the picture."姐姐想了一会儿，解释道：“噢，他正在拍照。”"
4、 "A lady lost her handbag in the bustle of Christmas shopping. It was found by an honest boy and returned to her.一位女士圣诞节购物时丢了钱包。一个诚实的小男孩捡到了钱包，还给了她。Looking in her purse, she commented, "Hmmm...that's funny. When I lost my purse there was a $20 bill in it. Now there are twenty $1 bills."她看了看钱包，说：“嗯……真有趣。我丢钱包时，里面有一张20元的钞票。现在却有20张一元的钞票。”The boy quickly replied, "That's right, lady. The last time I found a lady's purse, she didn't have any change for a reward."那个男孩马上回答说：“没错，太太。上次我捡到一位女士的钱包，她没有零钱酬谢。”"