Spanish Jokes Collection!

My 85+ favorite Spanish Jokes

Spanish jokes are are very effective in helping you learn Spanish. Why? - Because it is a lot of fun to dive into the Spanish language and culture like that. Jokes have always been popular with my students and I keep using Spanish Jokes and Riddles in my lessons today. Now I have created this collection of my favorite Spanish jokes.

Dear Friend,

Mastering the Spanish language truly anf fully means that you also have to be able to understand the humor within the Spanish culture. As far as teaching is concerned, Spanish jokes are most difficult to translate, because the joke is often based on a word play that may be absolutely specific to the language.


Just browse through the collection of Spanish Jokes to familiarize yourself with the words and the humor. If you happen to know a good joke and want to give it a go translating it, feel free to send Chris an email or post it on the Facebook page of Spanish Word-a-day. Then everyone will be able to benefit from it! If you are looking for funny Spanish, you may want to check out this collection of funny Spanish phrases.

I hope this will help you learn Spanish online and is a good source for you to learn Spanish for free!

Have fun! Saludos, Chris

Spanish Joke:

¿Cómo los vascos desinfectan el agua?
Arrojándola del quinto piso para que los microbios se maten.

 

English Translation:

How do the Basques disinfect their water? - They chuck it down from the fifth floor to kill all the germs!

Spanish Joke:

Esta era una vez una mujer tan fea, pero tan fea, que cuando fue a un concurso de feas, le dijeron: 'Aquí no aceptamos profesionales'.

 

English Translation:

There was once a woman that was so ugly, and so ugly indeed that when she went to an ugliness contest she was told not to participate because they didn't accept professionals!

Spanish Joke:

¿Cuál es la ciudad con la tierra menos fértil del mundo? - El vaticano, porque sólo ha dado 28 papas.

 

English Translation:

Which is the city with the soil that is least fertile in the whole world? - The Vatican, because it only produced 28 Popes.
'papas' being a synonym for potatoes!

Spanish Joke:

Por qué se cayó la primera ardilla?
Porque estaba muerta.
¿Por qué se cayó la segunda?
Porque estaba abrazada de la primera.
¿Por qué se cayó la tercera?
Porque pensó que era un juego.

 

English Translation:

Why did the first squirrel fall down?
-Because it was dead.
Why did the second squirrel fall down?
-Because it was holding on to the first one.
Why did the third one fall down?
-Because it thought it was a game!