quite like weighing a person but on a much larger scale

Scale Jokes

This week’s series of puns and one liners take the form of scale jokes.
Of course, scale can have several meanings, and there are a few here, and as always, these would rank low on a scale of one to ten for either hilarity or originality…




On a scale of one to five, my dinner was 3.14. It was a mince & onion pie.


In the binary world, a scale of 1 to 10 doesn’t give you many options.


Got a new set of scales for the library today. That will help me balance the books.


A friend of mine showed me the impressive model of Mount Everest that he had just built. I asked if it was to scale, he said, “no, just to look at”.


A fish may be easy to weigh because it comes with scales, but whales are more complicated. You need to take them to a whale weigh station.


Why are maps like fish? They both have scales.


One a scale of one two five, how good are you at proof reading?


On a scale of one to ten, I find it very hard to work out my weight.


I’m starting my own small scale business. I’m selling goldfish.


Someone asked me how you weigh an elephant. It’s quite like weighing a person, but on a much larger scale.




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