The chicken and the egg

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In this week’s Friday Funnies, we finally answer the age-old question about the chicken and the egg, and we share 20 ‘cross the road’ jokes that are sure to make you laugh (or cringe!).

The Chicken and the Egg
A chicken and an egg are lying in bed. The chicken is leaning against the headboard smoking a cigarette with a satisfied smile on its face. The egg, looking a bit ticked off, grabs the sheet, rolls over and says … “Well, I guess we finally answered that question!”

Why did they cross the road?

Why did the chicken cross the road, roll in the mud and cross the road again?
Because he was a dirty double-crosser

Why did the one-handed man cross the road?
To get to the second-hand shop.

Why did the blind blonde cross the road?
She was following her seeing-eye chicken.

Why did the forgetful chicken cross the road?
To get to the other side – um, no – to go shopping – er, no, not that either – damn it.

Why did the calf cross the road?
To get to the udder side.

Why did the rooster cross the road?
To cockadoodle-dooo something

Why did the chicken cross the basketball court?
He heard the referee calling fowls

Why did the turkey cross the road?
To prove he wasn’t chicken

Why didn’t the chicken skeleton cross the road?
Because he didn’t have enough guts

Why did the chicken cross the playground?
To get to the other slide

Why did the dinosaur cross the road?
Because chickens hadn’t evolved yet

Why did the rabbit cross the road?
To get to the hopping mall.

How do you keep a dog from crossing the road?
You put him in a barking lot.

What do you call a chicken that crosses the road without looking both ways?

Why did the hen go halfway across the road and stop?
She wanted to lay it on the line.

Where do animals go when they lose their tails?
They go across the road to the retail shop.

Why do skunks argue when crossing the road?
Cause they like to raise a stink.

Did you hear the story about the peacock who crossed the road?
It is really a colourful tail …

Why did the hen cross the road?
To see a man lay bricks.

Why did the chicken cross the Möbius strip?
To get to the same side.

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Written by Leon Della Bosca

Leon Della Bosca is a voracious reader who loves words. You'll often find him spending time in galleries, writing, designing, painting, drawing, or photographing and documenting street art. He has a publishing and graphic design background and loves movies and music, but then, who doesn’t?



Total Comments: 3
  1. 0

    Why did the baby cross the road?
    Because he was stapled to the chicken.

  2. 0

    Why did the farmer cross the road?
    To get his chicken of course!

  3. 0

    which came first, the chicken or the egg?
    Well in the deep dark historical past, reptiles were laying eggs long before lizards grew feathers & began flying!



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