Light the funny fuse on your Fourth of July celebration with these hilarious jokes from Boys’ Life readers. Do you know a funny joke? Click here to send it to us.
Justin: Why does the Statue of Liberty stand in New York Harbor?
Justin: Because she can’t sit down.
Submitted by Justin A., Oquawka, Ill.
Tom Swiftie: “Don’t light those fireworks!” Tom exploded.
Submitted by Jeffrey D., Lansing, Mich.
Johnny: Does Europe have a 4th of July?
Johnny: Yes, it does. It comes right after the 3rd of July.
Submitted by Jude P. D., Rayne, La.
A book never written: “The Star- Spangled Banner” by Jose Kanusee.
Submitted by Jason F., Hillsborough, N.J.
Joe: My brother swallowed a box of firecrackers.
Moe: Is he all right now?
Joe: I don’t know. I haven’t heard the last report.
Submitted by Joshua G., Corvallis, Mont.
Teacher: What did George Washington say to his men before they crossed the Delaware?
Johnny: “Get in the boat, men!”
Submitted by Jon M., Central Point, Ore.
A book never written: “American Victories” by Norman D. Beech.
Submitted by Ben H., Ontario, N.Y.
Harry: What do you call an American drawing?
Harry: Yankee doodle!
Submitted by Aubrey T., Jackson, Miss.
Alvin: My great-grandfather fought with Napoleon, my grandfather fought with the French and my father fought with the Americans.
Alex: Your relatives couldn’t get along with anyone, could they?
Submitted by Alex I., Exeter, R.I.
A book never written: “Coming to America” by Anita Greencard.
Submitted by Sam B., Hingham, Mass.
Teacher: More than 200 years ago, our forefathers defeated the British in the Revolutionary War.
Caleb: Wow! They must have been pretty strong, four men defeating a whole army!
Submitted by Caleb B., Borfield, Ill.
Pedro: What was the patriots’ favorite food in the Revolutionary War?
Ordep: I don’t know. What?
Pedro: Chicken Catch-a-Tory!
Submitted by Greg B., Corning, N.Y.
Teacher: Tommy, can you tell us where the Declaration of Independence was signed?
Tommy: Yes, ma’am. At the bottom.
Submitted by Luke M., Morganton, N.C.
Robert: What’s red, white and blue?
Bradley: Our flag, of course.
Robert: And a sad candy cane!
Submitted by Robert D., Rowlett, Tex.
A book never written: “The Parts of the National Anthem” by Homer D. Brave.
Submitted by Micheal R., Brewton, Ala.
Teacher: Johnny, what are the last words of “The Star-Spangled Banner”?
Johnny: “Play ball”?
Submitted by Nate C., Ipswich, Mass.
Robert: What did the colonists wear to the Boston Tea Party?
John: I don’t know.
Submitted by John D., Richmond, Va.
Fred: Which famous person do you get when you make a wreath out of $100 bills?
Joe: This one is a toughy.
Fred: Aretha Franklin!
Submitted by Kevin V., Monrovia, Calif.
A book never written: “How to Become President” by Paul O’Ticks.
Submitted by Leonard C. , San Diego, Calif.