# Fun Stuff for Kids

This section is packed with jokes, riddles, tongue twisters and limericks for children – all accompanied by pictures that are guaranteed to make you rumble with laughter.

### A heart patient while being moved to hospital…

A heart patient while being moved to hospital Intensive Care Unit, asked the ambulance driver, "Sir, Is this a round trip or a one way trip?"

### Ninety seven percent of all the water on Earth is salty

Ninety seven percent of all the water on Earth is salty. Only 3 per cent is fresh water. Of that 3 per cent, over 2 per cent is frozen in ice sheets and glaciers. And that means that less than 1 per cent of...

### Shruti: “What did the hotel manager say…

Shruti: "What did the hotel manager say to the elephant when he could not pay his bill? Mehgna: He said, "Pack your trunk and get out."

### The deeper under the sea you go, the greater…

The deeper under the sea you go, the greater the pressure, that is the weight of the water above you. At a depth of 9,100 m (30,000 ft), the pressure is equivalent to a one tonne weight balanced on a postage stamp.

### Mother: Now, Dhruv, when you go for dinner…

Mother: Now, Dhruv, when you go for dinner at Parth's house, use your knife and fork properly.Dhruv: Mummy, is it necessary that I use a knife and fork?Mother: Of course you must!Dhruv: But the soup will never stay on them!

### There is enough water in the atmosphere…

There is enough water in the atmosphere, that if it all fell as rain at the same time, it would cover the entire surface of the Earth with 2.5 cm (1 in) of water.

### The Cullinan, once the largest uncut diamond…

The Cullinan, once the largest uncut diamond, was discovered in South Africa in 1905. It was the size of a man's fist and weighed over half a kg (1 lb). The largest gem cut from it, named the 'Star of Africa', is in the...

### Rahul: Do you know which queen had the largest…

Rahul: Do you know which queen had the largest crown? Varun: Of course I do. Rahul: Then tell me who? Varun: The one with the largest head!

### Why are there mirrors on chewing gum machines?

So you can see your expression when the gum doesn't come out!

### Abdul Kareem’s Forest

A lush green forest in the middle of a rocky wasteland. No, this paradise is not an illusion. Abdul Kareem has created it with...

### Schoolboy’s Diary – 4000 years ago

When I was in the fourth standard, I got my first real diary as a present from a cousin. It made me feel very...

### Why is Halloween Celebrated?

"Trick or Treat!" shout little witches, paper-bagged goblins, rubber-masked imps and bed-sheeted ghosts as they extend a bag across for candy. It is October...

### Aristotle can’t remain Ignorant!

The Greeks were a passionately curious lot. When Alexander the Great set off in 334 BC on the famous expedition that took him over...

### Lonely Kalu

Kalu was the only son of a farmer and his wife. "I wish I had a brother or a sister, to play with," he told...