12 Phone Jokes You Never Knew You Needed

Did you know that the study of laughter and its effects on the human body is known as Gelotology?

And, guess what? Today, August 16 is Tell A Joke Day!

Be sure to make everyone around you giggle, guffaw, chortle, cackle or in other words, laugh, by telling them a joke.

To prepare you for this wonderful day, we’ve gathered up the best phone jokes around. Enjoy!

How is a telephone like a dirty bathtub?

They both have rings!

What do you get if you cross a telephone with an iron? 

A smooth operator!

How does a lobster answer the phone? 


How can you tell if a bee is on the phone? 

You get a buzzy signal!

What is the favorite TV show of a telephone number?

Game of Phones!

Where do phones like to travel?

To the Great Call of China!

What did the phone say to begin the race?

On your marks, handset, go!

Why was the cell phone wearing glasses?

He lost his contacts!

What happens when you cross a cell phone with a skunk?

You get stinky service!

What did the therapist say to the angry client when their cell phone battery died?

I suggest you find an outlet!

Why does anyone still have a landline? 

To locate their cell phone when it goes missing!

Why does the bird never make phone calls?

Because it might wing the wrong number!

We’re NumberBarn, we take phone numbers very seriously. But, we also like to have a little fun. To learn more about us, visit NumberBarn.com and follow us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

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Jenny Dempsey

Jenny Dempsey is the Customer Experience Manager for NumberBarn