30+ Skeleton Jokes That’ll Tickle Your Funny Bone


Whether it’s Halloween or science, read the best and most hilarious skeleton jokes that’ll tickle your funny bone.

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Hilarious skeleton jokes

1. Why was the skeleton sad?

It had nobody to love.

2. What’s the funniest bone?

The humerus.

3. What instrument does a skeleton play?

A trom-bone.

4. Why did the skeleton climb the tree?

A dog was after his bones.

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5. What do skeletons say before dinner?

Bone appétit.

6. Why don’t skeletons take risks?

They don’t have the guts.

7. How do skeletons know something is going to happen before it does?

They can feel it in their bones.

8. Why are skeletons always calm?

Nothing gets under their skin.

9. What room can’t a skeleton enter?

The living room.

10. How do you make a skeleton laugh?

Tickle the funny bone.

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11. Where do skeletons keep their pet bird?

In their rib cage.

12. Why did the skeleton quit the team?

His heart wasn’t in it.

13. Why do you call a skeleton that stays in bed all day?

Lazy bones.

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14. Why did the skeleton go above and beyond?

To get bone-us points.

15. Why did the skeleton get in trouble?

It’s bad to the bone.

16. What did the skeleton do for a living?

It was a lumbar-jack.

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17. What’s a skeleton’s favorite kitchen utensil?

The scapula.

18. What’s a skeleton’s weapon of choice?

A bone and marrow.

19. Why couldn’t the skeleton eat spicy food?

It didn’t have the stomach for it.

20. What instrument can’t a skeleton play?

The organs.

21. What did the skeleton order at the restaurant?

Spare ribs.

22. How do French skeletons greet each other?

They say, “bone-jour.”

23. What type of tree do skeletons love?

The bone-sai.

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24. How do skeletons get their mail?

Through the tarsal service.

25. Who’s the most famous skeleton detective?

Sherlock Bones.

26. What did the skeleton order at the bar?

A beer and a mop.

27. Why did the skeleton go to the trendy club?

It was a hip joint.

28. What type of candy caused the skeleton to go to the hospital?


29. Why do skeletons always go to the center of a circle?

To find their radius.

30. How can you tell when a spine thinks a joke is funny?

It starts cracking up.

31. What do you call a skeleton in the snow?

A numb-skull.

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