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45+ Best Dad Jokes Ever That Are Funny, Corny, and Just Plain Bad

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Father’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s always fun to celebrate the men in our lives, whether that’s spending the day together or picking up the perfect present. After all, dads do a lot for us! They take care of us, teach us life lessons, and love to make us laugh (and roll our eyes) at their best dad jokes. This year, make him smile by throwing a cheesy dad joke back at him!

If your dad, uncle, or father figure likes to crack a corny riddle or pun, then he’s in good company here. Drew and Jonathan love a good joke (they’re identical that way.) So in that spirit, we’ve compiled a list of the funniest dad jokes and puns that’ll remind you of your favorite guy. They range from silly to cheesy to just plain bad—in the best way! Next time you sit down to watch a TV show sitcom or play some backyard games together, give Dad a chuckle with one of these jokes. Hey, you could even bring them to Father’s Day brunch this year to see if you can make him cringe for a change.   

Funny Dad Jokes

  1. “When does a dad joke become a dad joke? When it becomes apparent.”
  2. “My dad told me a joke about boxing. I guess I missed the punchline.”
  3. “If a child refuses to sleep during nap time, are they guilty of resisting a rest?”
  4. “I tell dad jokes, but I have no kids. I’m a faux pa.”
  5. “Why did the dad bring a ladder to the bar? Because he heard the drinks were on the house!”
  6. “Why can’t you give Elsa a balloon? Because she will let it go.”
  7. “Did you hear about the teenager who failed his driving test? He thought it was a crash course.”
  8. “Did you hear about the guy who was afraid of hurdles? He got over it.”
  9. “What did one volcano say to the other? I lava you.”
  10. “Which is faster: hot or cold? Hot, because you can catch a cold!”
  11. “What do you call someone with no body and no nose? Nobody knows.”
  12. “What kind of music do chiropractors like? Hip pop.”
  13. “What did Mario say to Princess Peach when he broke up with her? It’s not you…It’s-a-me…Mario!”
  14. “How did Benjamin Franklin feel when he discovered electricity? He was shocked!”
  15. “A pony with a cough is just a little horse.”
  16. “What do you call a boomerang that doesn’t come back? A stick.”

Cheesy Dad Jokes

  1. “Why do fathers take an extra pair of socks when they go golfing? In case they get a hole in one!”
  2. “Dad, can you put my shoes on?” “No, I don’t think they’ll fit me.”
  3. “What does a baby computer call his father? Data.”
  4. “I was at my local home improvement store yesterday and was looking in the window section. An employee came over and asked if I needed any help. I responded, ‘No thanks, I’m just window shopping.'”
  5. “Want to hear a DIY joke? I’m still working on it.”
  6. “Why did the dad take up gardening? He wanted to ‘turnip’ the fun in his life!”
  7. “Why is the graveyard the most popular place in town? Because everyone is ‘dying’ to get in!”
  8. “Dad, I’m thirsty!” “Hello Thirsty, I’m Dad.”
  9. “Why did Marie Curie stop dating that guy? There was no chemistry.”
  10. “Dad, did you get a haircut?” “No, I got them all cut!”
  11. “Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. Summer wasn’t too bad either.”
  12. “Did you hear about the restaurant on the moon? Great food, but no atmosphere!”
  13. “Why did the tourist feel disappointed when they saw the Liberty Bell? It wasn’t all it was cracked up to be.”
  14. “Can a kangaroo jump higher than the Empire State Building? Of course it can! Buildings can’t jump.”
  15. “What do you call a nosy pepper? Jalapeño business!”
  16. “Did you hear that one sausage joke? It’s the wurst!”

Dad Puns

  1. “What do you call cheese that isn’t yours? Nacho cheese.”
  2. “I once wrote a song about a tortilla, but it’s more of a wrap.”
  3. “I could tell a joke about pizza, but it’s a little cheesy.”
  4. “Wanna hear a joke about paper? Never mind—it’s tearable.”
  5. “What do you call a fake noodle? An impasta!”
  6. “I’m reading a book about anti-gravity. It’s impossible to put down!”
  7. “Why did the bicycle fall over? Because it was two-tired!”
  8. “What’s Forrest Gump’s Facebook password? 1forest1.”
  9. “What do you call a snake that loves building houses? A boa constructor.”
  10. “Why did the computer go to bed? It needed to crash.”
  11. “Totally unfair! I just got kicked out of my coffee club…I showed up in a tea shirt.”
  12. “Why will you never starve in the desert? Because of all the sand-which-is there.”
  13. “I recently visited the World’s Tiniest Wind Turbine exhibit. Honestly, not a big fan.”
  14. “Never throw away your spices—it’d be a waste of thyme!”
  15. “What do you call a fish with no eyes? A fsh.”
  16. “Never drink milk from a pampered cow. It’s spoiled!

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