Category Archives: Puns & Wordplay

Ars pun-ica, sive flos linguarum: the art of punning; or,

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Did you hear about the bear that was hit by an 18-wheeler and splattered all over the place? Rock stars used to say, "Don't trust anyone over 30!" Why do they sterilize needles for lethal injections? Human beings are inherently endowed with the power to bring out the best possible results from the worst possible circumstances. ~ Buddhist quote. 497. Jones, at your cervix. ● On a Plumber's truck: Don't sleep with a drip.

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The pun is mightier than the sword

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Puns would fall under the pun-brella of communication violations, though both Pollack and McGraw point out that they’re often more about getting an “Aha!” than a “Haha!” “They can be a demonstration of wit, of cleverness,” McGraw says. “You’re relying on a person’s ability to parse language, to understand the nuances and complexities of words.” Perhaps that’s why, according to Pollack, “for most of Western history, puns were a sign of high intellect.

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Fun Net Tick Puns by W W Rowe (2015-12-19)

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A fondness for apparently mindless humor with subversive currents of intelligence in it — for example, old Warner Brothers and Rocky & Bullwinkle cartoons, the Marx brothers, the early B-52s, and Monty Python's Flying Circus. After a check of her computer, I soon found harpoon folder. Chicken-in-the-traffic techniques to unleash wit and humor! Laughing and smiling are among the most human of behaviors.

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Miner's Jokes for Kids - 50+ Jokes & Puns for Blockheads:

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In the afternoon I put it back again. (Maggie B) The public is wonderfully tolerant. People who watch things happen and people who say “What happened?”. What is the real word, used for the fruit of an oak tree? One theory is that the term derived from the name of a character in a popular 1641 play, The Guardian by Abraham Cowley. There are two ways to be rich - Make more or desire less. ~ Unknown. 673.

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[(Fun-Damentals: Puns, Parables and Perilous Predicaments )]

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An innuendo is an indirect, often derogatory hint. National Public Radio - New York Times and Weekend Edition puzzle editors present a wordplay weekly wordplay challenge. A lot of money is tainted: ‘Taint yours, and ‘taint mine. 18. I used to work for H&R Block, but it was just too taxing. If you can raed the abvoe, you have a sgtrane mnid, too. Humor button: PUT THE CHOCOLATE IN THE BAG AND NOBODY GETS HURT. 6. One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who have only interests. ~ John Stuart Mill. 473.

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Aerobic Poetry: Critter Connections Collection featuring the

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Understatement involves depicting a scene or describing an image in weaker terms than warranted by truth, accuracy, or importance, thereby underscoring its importance. The Trump crowd had it coming because they had conspired to shut down everyone else's right to free speech by buying tickets to the event, which was closed to those who didn't have tickets. Those who jump off a Paris bridge are in Seine. 19. U Native American Animal Symbols: Omens: Who Are They?

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The New York Times Tons of Puns Crosswords: 75 Punny Puzzles

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Sue Colson sent in a "Police Blotter" item from the Port Aransas (Texas) South Jetty, consisting entirely of this fascinating statement: "No goat was found in the trunk of a vehicle when an officer responded to a complaint on East Avenue G at about 1:20 p.m." Or are we still trying to achieve such greatness for the first time in our national history? As with the earlier Weighty Word Book, the stories, often fanciful, help young readers build their vocabularies. "Hibernate" tells the tale of Nathaniel, a very energetic Canadian bear, who plays in the snow with the other bears.

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Puns, Parables and Perilous Predicaments (Adventures in

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Why do men find it difficult to make eye contact? A warning label on a baby stroller: "Remove child before folding". Below, marvel as an adorable raccoon recounts 40 terrible puns: That fish and chips shop, A Salt and Battery. Worona (most of which has never been published). Combining the history of a particular brand with careful marketing manipulation of its current ideological profile as demonstrated in advertisements, sponsorship, use by high-profile celebrities etc., a brand becomes a powerful instrument.

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Out Of The Frying Pun

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He's thinking, "Huh, well if they don't know the worst thing I've ever done then I certainly shouldn't tell them! Placing it on an ear is hysterical to 2-year-olds because they realize that it does not belong there. But for his humor Hamlet would have killed the king in the first act." 3 In nearly all his references to the condition of affairs in Denmark, Hamlet indulges in a grim, satirical humor. For more information read this excellent article from the Seminar Classroom.

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Remember the A La Mode! (Treehouse Paperbacks)

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Jacob�s blessing of Judah begins (Genesis 49:8): "Yehuda, atta yoducha..." Founding members Evert Duyckinck, Jerry Auld, William Jones, and Russell Trevett had banded together as early as 1836 to argue that our domestic letters surpassed Europe's. We pay too much for a lot of stuff, and that profit just makes the rich richer. Fish puns are welcome any day of the week, barramundi. This diet caused the men to develop strong muscles, all right, but it made many of them irritable and obnoxious too.

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