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Skeleton Puns

Have a rattling good time with these funny skeleton jokes.

Skeletons can be scary, or they can be fun! These skeleton puns are guaranteed to tickle your funny bone — pun intended.

Skeleton Chase

Q: Why did the skeleton climb up the tree? A: Because a dog was after his bones!

Skeleton Weatherman

Q: How did the skeleton know it was going to rain on Halloween? A: He could feel it in his bones!

Smarty Pants

The skeleton decided to bone up on the facts for the big exam.

Artistic Temperament

The skeleton canceled the gallery showing of his skull-ptures because his heart wasn't in it.

See the Future

The skeleton knew what would happen next—he could just feel it in his bones.

No Offense Taken

The skeleton literally didn't mind that everyone called him a bonehead.

Sour Grapes

The skeleton ordered a cabernet wine with a full body because he didn't have one.


Q: Why are skeletons so good at chopping down trees? A: They're LUMBARjacks!

Just Relax

Q: Why are skeletons so calm? A: Because nothing gets under their skin!

Jazz Hands

The skeleton played a melodic solo riff on his shiny sax-a-bone.

Doctor’s Orders

Did you hear about the skeleton that dropped out of medical school? He just didn't have the stomach for it.

Lonely Hearts

The skeleton cried his eyes out because he didn't have any body to love.

Sitting by the Fire

Q: What happened to the skeleton who stayed by the fire for too long? A: He became bone dry

Noisy Cemeteries

Skeleton 1: Why are graveyards so noisy? Skeleton 2: I dunno. Why? Skeleton 1: Because of all the coffin.

The Skeleton Detective

Q: Who was the most famous skeleton detective? A: Sherlock Bones

Lacking Courage

I wanted to tell a skeleton pun, but I don't have the guts for it.

Potluck BBQ

That skeleton sure brought his appetite to the picnic—and also some spare ribs.

Maid Service

The skeleton couldn't keep anything tidy because of his lazy bones.

Technologically Advanced

The skeleton didn't like to talk on the rotary skelephone—he preferred his cell bone.

Couch Potato

Skeletons love to binge-watch their favorite shows on the skelevision.


The skeleton couldn't help being afraid of the storm—he just didn't have any guts.

Time for Church

Every Sunday, the skeleton plays his organ for the congregation.

Perfect recipe

Q: What does the skeleton chef say when he serves you a meal? A: "Bone Appetit!"

Ships, Ahoy!

Q: What happened to the pirate ship that sank in the sea full of sharks? A: It came back with a skeleton crew!

Short in Stature

The favored historical ruler of skeletons is none other than Napoleon Bone-a-part.

Made You Laugh

Skeletons are great at stand-up comedy—when they use their funny bone.

Time for Tea

Skeletons serve tea and coffee on bone china—watch out for chips!

Skeleton Dance Dilemma

Q: Why didn’t the skeleton dance at the Halloween party? A: He had no body to dance with!

Licensed to Fly

The favorite mode of travel for skeleton pilots is—wait for it—the scareplane or the skelecopter.

A Skeleton’s Favorite Instrument

The one instrument that the skeleton can play better than others is the trom-bone.

Skeleton School

There are two skeleton teachers at school. One is humerus, but the other is very sternum.