45 Yam Puns & Jokes That Are Actually Funny (And Weird)

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Yam puns and yam jokes are hilarious, and we honestly aren’t sure why. There’s just something about this food that’s funny!

This list of funny yam puns and yam jokes will certainly make you chuckle. We were laughing the entire time we put it together!

  • What do you call a bunch of sweet potatoes with bad gas? Tater toots!
  • Why are yams also called sweet potatoes so often? Because they are always nice to those around them.
  • What kind of pyjamas do sweet potatoes wear to bed? Yammies!
  • What do you get if you cross a monk with a yam? A medatator!
  • How are thieves that steal yams judged? They are sentenced to eternal yamnation!
  • What is another name for a yam that has been stolen? A hot potato!
  • What do yams and pumpkins have in common? They both look like squash when they are mashed.
  • What do you get when you cross a sweet potato with a crystal? A yam-ethyst!
  • What kind of jokes are sweet potatoes known for telling? Yam-mama jokes!
  • How did the sweet potato get over being misidentified by the rest of the vegetables? It made yam-ends with them!
  • What makes sweet potatoes such poor investigators? Because they don’t have the eyes for spotting crucial details.
  • Do you know who is best friends with the sweet potatoes? Cinnamon & butter!
  • What do you call a yam that has been cut into thin strips? Chip.
  • What do you call junk mail that is full of stuff about sweet potatoes? Sp-yam!
  • What do you call an argumentative sweet potato? A real agi-tater!
  • What is the best way to make a sad baked sweet potato happy? Butter it up!
  • What do you call a sandwich made with a sweet potato patty? A Yam-burger!
  • What do you call a casserole made with Swedish yams? A Swede potato casserole!
  • What do you get when you cross a sweet potato with a cow’s hide? A suede potato!
  • How do you persuade a yam into taking the form you would like it to be? You mash them into that shape!
  • What horror movie do sweet potatoes not like to watch? Silence of the Yams!
  • Why do so many people love sweet potato wedges so much? Because they are just that a-peeling!
  • What do you call a sweet potato that has had a little too much to drink? Yammered!
  • Why will you never find any sweet potatoes when attending a Halloween party? Because they are all afraid of the Monster Mash.
  • Do you know what bedtime story mother yams read to their little sweet potatoes? Green Eggs and Yam!
  • Which breed of monkey loves sweet potato fries? A Chipmunk!
  • What is it that makes sweet potatoes so productive at work? They aren’t couch potatoes!
  • What do you call a stadium filled with sweet potatoes in the bleachers? Speck tators!
  • It’s impossible to be upset with a yam. Those potatoes are just too sweet.
  • Do you know what the difference is between sweet potato soup and split pea soup? The color.
  • Do you know which potato is the smartest one in the whole garden? I yam!
  • When you take the circumference of a sweet potato and divide it by the diameter of the yam, what do you get? Sweet potato pi!
  • When a gardener goes to plant sweet potatoes, what kind of socks does he put on his feet? Garden hose!
  • What do you call the awards show for all the creative sweet potatoes out there? The Yammy Awards!
  • What do you call it when a freshly baked sweet potato is dropped on the floor? A yam shame!
  • What makes four o’clock in the morning the perfect time to bake any kind of sweet potato dish? Because it is for-a-yam!
  • What do you call an overturned truck of potatoes on the highway? A complete traffic yam!
  • Why did the sweet potato slam on its breaks in the middle of the highway suddenly, almost causing a major accident? She saw a fork in the road ahead.
  • If a sweet potato wrote a science fiction TV show, what would it be called? Starch Trek!
  • Do you know what they call a baby sweet potato in the kitchen? A small fry!
  • What do all little sweet potato boys dream of becoming when they grow up? They dream of becoming a sports common-tater!
  • What was the reason the police gave the yam when he was pulled over? He peeled out of the parking lot onto the highway.
  • What pairs perfectly with a slice of sweet potato pie? My teeth!
  • I saw two of the craziest things today. The first was a sweet potato that could write. The second was when the sweet potato started writing with the other hand. It was yam-bidextrous!

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We hope you liked these funny yam puns and yam jokes. Knowing some of these is great for the next time you’re having a big family meal and you want to introduce a little random humor into the situation.

If you know any other great puns or jokes about yams that you think we’d like to see, send them our way! We’re always on the lookout for more.