There is the joke.

-What did the fish say when he ran into the wall?


Could someone explain it to me, please?

As far as I can tell the joke is all about the intended pun: the dam sounds similar to damn. Do I understand correctly?

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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because explaining jokes is off-topic. Use Yahoo answers or reddit for that.
    – Mitch
    Apr 3, 2020 at 21:23
  • Jokes that do not rely on the English language are off-topic. This joke does rely on the English language. So, I am sorry to tell you but you are wrong. :) Apr 25, 2020 at 18:48

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You understand the joke correctly. It uses the pun as you describe it.

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