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Educational Puns

Just for Fun: Puns

Note: Be careful using puns as some may not understand them
especially English language learners.

School Puns

A computer student was told to work harder in school or he wouldn't get an up-grade.

A library should have several floors because it is a multi story building.

A student drove himself so hard that he missed the learning curve.

A student limped into class with a lame excuse.

A teacher used his index finger to ask a lot of pointed questions.

Eating too many snacks when studying for a test is called cramming.

His penmanship is certainly nothing to write home about.

I need to do my philosophy homework but I just Kant.

It wasn't school John disliked it was just the principal of it.

Old school principals never die, they just lose their faculties.

Old teachers never die they just lose their class.

On the shelf there are ten math books, five geography books, and the rest is history.

Retired teachers are classless.

Skipping school to bungee jump will get you suspended.

Sometimes a pencil sharpener is needed in order to make a good point.

Teachers' hands are usually chalk-full.

Teachers who take class attendance are absent-minded.

The boy's guitar teacher helped him pick up his skills.

The school had a door made of iron. That was why it was called the school of hard knocks.

The sign language teacher was very good with her hands.

The student was an aggressive learner - he hit the books.

The students on the top floor of the school were upper class.

The teacher asked a question and the students were all up in arms.

There was once a cross-eyed teacher who couldn't control his pupils.

Two friends took ropes to school so that they could skip out.

When the electricity went off during a storm at a school the students were de-lighted.

Language Arts Puns

A rule of grammar: double negatives are a no-no.

An English teacher, who was dreadfully afraid of insects, while on a picnic screamed like a little girl when he saw there was an antonym.

English teachers can keep a class Spell bound.

Little Jimmy told his teacher he never saw a humming bird but he had watched a spelling bee.

The English Teacher felt odd after being fired: it was post-grammatic stress disorder.

To write with a broken pencil is pointless.

When fish are in schools they sometimes take debate.

Science Puns

Geology class is the foundation of a decent education.

Gravity is studied a lot because it's a very attractive field.

Have you heard the one about a chemist who was reading a book about helium and just couldn't put it down? It was probably just light reading.

I thought about studying astronomy for university but I knew I would just be taking up space.

Studying fungus is a way to mold young minds.

The answers for the geology test were written in stone.

The astronomer's research project didn't win him the coveted Galaxy Award, but he did receive a constellation prize.

The professor discovered that her theory of earthquakes was on shaky ground.

The science teachers broke up because there was no chemistry between them.

Math Puns

A lawyer was defending a math teacher. He had to sum up.

A math professor in an unheated room is cold and calculating.

A rubber band pistol was confiscated from algebra class because it was a weapon of math disruption.

Decimals have a point.

Finding area is an integral part of calculus.

He said I was average - but he was just being mean.

He became a math teacher due to some prime factors.

His qualifications as a math teacher didn't add up.

He wears glasses during math because it improves divison.

I always prayed before my trigonometry tests. I was hoping for a sine from above.

I asked somebody a question about pi, their answer was never ending!

I finished my trigonometry exam without a secant to lose.

I'm bad at math, so the equation 2n+2n is 4n to me.

In equations with square numbers I can never find the root of the problem.

I stink at fractions. I'm not half as good as the class.

I've failed the mathematics test so many times I lost count.

Length times width times height speaks volumes.

Math teachers have lots of problems

Mathematics teachers call retirement 'the aftermath'.

The arrogant math teacher finally ate a slice of humble pi.

The best place for a mathematician is behind a counter.

The calculus teacher tried to keep his students on task, but the class discussion kept going off on tangents.

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

The first order of priority in hiring math majors is get them to sine on the dotted line

The man who bought too much graphing paper didn't know where to draw the line.

The math professor went crazy with the blackboard. He did a number on it.

The math teacher was an exponent of his own powers.

The mathematician worked at home because he only functioned in his domain.

Two mathematicians arguing about even numbers were at odds.

Using fingers to count is a digit-al calculator.

We'll never run out of math teachers because they always multiply.

We're not getting anywhere in geometry class. It feels like we're going in circles.

What did the triangle say to the circle? You're so pointless.

Social Studies Puns

Our social studies teacher says that her globe means the world to her.

Teaching history is old news.

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