Why is a spider a good correspondent?—Because he drops a line at every post.
When is the clock on the stairs dangerous?—When it runs down.
Why is the letter "k" like a pig's tail?—Because it comes at the end of pork.
What is the keynote to good manners?—B natural.
Why is a five-pound bank-note much more profitable than five sovereigns?—Because when you put it in your pocket you double it, and when you take it out you will find it increases.
Why is a watch like a river?—Because it doesn't run long without winding.
What is that which flies high, flies low, has no feet, and yet wears shoes?—Dust.
When has a man four hands?—When he doubles his fists.
What trees has fire no effect upon?—Ashtrees; because when they are burned, they are ashes still.
What is the difference between a schoolmaster and an engine-driver?— One minds the train and the other trains the mind.
A man had twenty sick (six) sheep, and one died; how many were left?— 19.
What is that which everybody has seen but will never see again?— Yesterday.
Which is the best day for making a pancake?—Friday.