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What are some "knock knock" jokes appropriate for kids?

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One child appropriate "Knock knock" joke is "Knock knock!" "Who's there?" "Canoe!" "Canoe who?" "Canoe come out and play with me today?" Another is, "Knock knock!" "Who's there?" "Olive." "Olive who?" "Olive you!"

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What are some "knock knock" jokes appropriate for kids?
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There are thousands of child-friendly "knock knock" jokes. A few more include, "Knock knock!" "Who's there?" "Who." "Who who?" "Are you an owl?" and "Knock knock!" "Who's there?" "Cash." "Cash who?" "I knew you were a nut!"

"Knock knock" jokes share a common format. The joke begins by the first speaker saying "Knock knock." The second speaker responds with "Who's there?" Speaker one then says the part of the joke that becomes the pun; for example, "Lettuce." Speaker two says that word again and inserts "who?" after it; in this example, "Lettuce who?" The first speaker then usually says the punch line; in this instance, "Lettuce in, we're freezing." It is an easy format to understand and kids find the puns entertaining.

Some "knock knock" jokes don't follow this formula exactly. One joke starts normally with, "Knock knock!" "Who's there?" "Banana." "Banana who?" The first speaker repeats this several times until eventually replacing "Banana" with "Orange," to which the second speaker replies "Orange who?" and the first speaker finally says, "Orange you glad I didn't say 'banana'?"

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