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Here's 20 Grammar Jokes To Tell Your Grandad!

Fan of the English language? Do you love jokes? You've come to the right place!

Beano Jokes Team
Last Updated:  February 22nd 2022

If you love fancy word play, phonemes, silly puns and punctuation gags, then this page is perfect for you! Some of the jokes are so clever, you'll feel like an owl who's just graduated from university!

If these jokes have floated your boat, then be sure to check out our excellent science jokes and our awesome space jokes, too!

Several vowels, some consonants, a comma, and a question mark appeared in court today...

They will be sentenced next month!

What do you call Santa’s brothers and sisters?

Relative Clauses!

Three intransitive verbs walk into a coffee shop.

They sit. They drink. They leave!

What wears cardigans and loves to use the English language correctly?


When’s a door not a door?

When it's ajar!

What did the comma say to the rest of the sentence?

Let's slow down for a moment here!

Why did the student eat their homework? 

Because his teacher said it was a piece of cake!

What’s a whale’s favourite food?’

Fish and ships!

How was the short-sighted carpenter able to see? 

They picked up their hammer and saw!

English is a difficult language to learn...

It can be understood through tough thorough thought, though...

What do you get if you cross a joke with a rhetorical question?

A word in this sentence is misspelled. What word is it? 


What does an English teacher have for breakfast? 

Synonym buns!

What's another name for Santa's helpers? 

Subordinate Clauses!

Elf on sleigh

What do you say when you are comforting a English teacher? 

There, Their, They're!

What's the difference between a cat and a comma?

One has claws t the end of its paws and the other is a pause and the end of a clause!

Which dinosaur knows the most words?

A Thesaurus!

What does a clever owl say?


An owl flying

The past, present and future walked into a library...

It was tense!