Electricity Humor

newsletterLOLwb-cropPeople have been making electrical jokes since… well, probably since before Benjamin Franklin flew that kite with the metal key in 1752.

Why not insert a bit of electricity humor into your next quiz or homework page?  Extra points for students who guess the right punchlines to our riddles!

If you have a favorite cartoon or joke, insert it below as a comment, or email us at socialmedia@teachersource.com.

Happy teaching!

Q:   What did the light bulb say to the generator?
A:   “I really get a charge out of you!”

 

electricity humor - Educational Innovations

 

Q:   What is the definition of a shock absorber?
A:   A careless electrician!

 

electricity humor - Educational Innovations
Q:    Why is wind power so popular?
A:    Because it has lots of fans.

 

electricity humor - Educational Innovations

 

Q:   What was the battery’s favorite ice cream flavor?
A:   Shock-o-lot!

 

electricity humor - Educational Innovations
Q:   Why do fluorescent lights hum?
A:   Because they can’t remember the words.

 

electricity humor - Educational Innovations

 

Q:   What kind of cars do electricians drive?
A:   Volts-wagons.

 

electricity humor - Educational Innovations

 

Q:   What would you call a power failure?
A:   A current event.

electricity humor - Educational Innovations(C) Jack Ziegler, The New Yorker

 

Q:   What do you call a worm that chews up power cords?
A:   An electro-maggot.

electricity humor - Educational Innovations

Q:   Why are electricians always up to date?
A:   Because they are “current specialists.”

 

electricity humor - Educational Innovations

 

Q:   What did Thomas Edison’s mother say to her son?
A:   “Of course I’m proud that you invented the light bulb.  Now turn it off and get to bed!”

 

electricity humor - Educational Innovations

 

Q:    What was the name of the first electrical detective?
A:    Sherlock Ohms.

electricity humor - Educational Innovations

 

Sign at the power company:
“We would be delighted if you pay your bill.  However, if you don’t, you will be.”

 

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