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Have you heard of the phrase, “April showers bring May flowers?” Well, when I was in 5th grade, I LOVED telling this one joke to my family. You may have heard of this joke, too. It goes “If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring?” Do you know the answer? It’s “pilgrims!” Although the worst thing you can do is explain a joke, when you say it May flowers sounds like it could be Mayflowers, which was the ship that brought over the Pilgrims. But the thing is…I didn’t actually understand the joke! Everyone always laughed so hard when I told it and I felt so good about myself for it that I didn’t want to stop telling it! I felt a little silly when my parents finally explained it to me, but I thought I was the FUNNIEST for quite some time. Every year, I think of this joke and my little gaff.