Knock Knock is a 1940 animated short subject, part of the Andy Panda series, produced by Walter Lantz. The cartoon is noted for being the first appearance of Woody Woodpecker, and was released by Universal Pictures on November 25, 1940.
The knock knock joke is a time-honored "call and answer" exercise. It is a role-play exercise, with a punstedr and a recipient of wit. It is a one-on-one stting, as their distinctive delivery relies on a partner providing the correct responses to the initial "knock knock" prompt, thus setting up the pay-off with the punch line.
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun. One knock against Price’s music is its similarity to that of Dvořák. — Brian Wise, WSJ, "Florence Price in Concert and on Disc: A Harvest of Rediscovery," 5 Dec. 2018 The grim knocks of police officers and chaplains at their doors came late Sunday evening.
verb (used without object) to strike a sounding blow with the fist, knuckles, or anything hard, especially on a door, window, or the like, as in seeking admittance, calling attention, or giving a signal: to knock on the door before entering.