A popular winter joke for children is:
Q: What did the Gingerbread Man put on his bed?
A: A cookie sheet.
The joke has been cited in print since at least 1998.
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What did the Gingerbread Man put on his bed?
A cookie sheet.
19 December 2008, Shelbrook (Saskatchewan) Chronicle, “Christmas Jokes and Riddles,” Christmas Edition, pg. 22, col. 5:
Q. What did the Gingerbread Man put on his bed? A. A cookie sheet!
“What does the gingerbread man put on his bed?”
1:25 PM - 6 Dec 2015
What did the Ginergerbread man put on his bed? .................... A baking sheet! #HA #ChristmasJokes
6:44 PM - 6 Dec 2015