A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from March 17, 2016
“Why did the student bring scissors to school?"/"He wanted to cut class.”

One children’s pun about school is:

Q: Why did the student bring scissors to school?
A: He wanted to cut class.


The joke has been cited in print since at least 2005.


2 February 2005, Los Angeles (CA) Times, “The Kids’ Reading Room—Jokes and Riddles,” pg. E17:
Why did the kid bring scissors to school? So he could cut class.
Angela, 11
Los Feliz Elementary
Los Angeles

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Why did the kid bring scissors to school?
So he could cut class. (Angela, 11)

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Daily Groaner
‏@DailyGroaner
Q: Why did the kid bring scissors to #school? A: So he could cut class. #jokes #humor #funny
10:02 AM - 29 Mar 2011

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Nikki Cortez ♡
‏@nrpcee
Q: Why did the student bring scissors to class?
A: He wanted to cut class! WTH =)) :((((((((((
5:30 AM - 18 May 2011

Google Books
F in School:
Blunders, Backchat and Bad Excuses

By Richard Benson
Chichester, West SUssex: Summerdale Publishers Ltd
2013
Pg. ?:
Why did the pupil keep bringing scissors to school?
He was trying to cut class.

6 August 2014, Iola (KS) Register, “Jokes and Riddles,” pg. B5, col. 4:
Why did the student bring scissors to art class?
He wanted to cut class.

Google Books
111 LOL Jokes About School & Wimpy Teachers!:
Jokes, Riddles and Crazy Excuses for Avoiding Homework

By Marcus Stuart
LOL Kids Books (lolkidsbooks.com)
2015
Pg. ?:
Why did the student bring scissors to class?
He wanted to cut class! 

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Thursday, March 17, 2016 • Permalink