Posted by: episystechpubs | May 20, 2015

Editor’s Corner: Fun with Puns

How about a Wednesday pick-me-up? Today I bring you a list of Puns for Educated Minds. Uncertain about what a pun is? A pun is a play on words, or according to Merriam-Webster, it is “a humorous way of using a word or phrase so that more than one meaning is suggested.” Thanks to Debbie S. for sending this in!

Note: I’ve edited this list to remove extra spaces and misplaced hyphens. Additionally, I removed puns that some might find objectionable.

· I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it turned out to be an optical Aleutian.

· She was only a whisky-maker, but he loved her still.

· A rubber-band pistol was confiscated from an algebra class, because it was a weapon of math disruption.

· A dog gave birth to puppies near the road and was cited for littering.

· Two silk worms had a race. They ended up in a tie.

· A hole has been found in the nudist-camp wall. The police are looking into it.

· Two hats were hanging on a hat rack in the hallway. One hat said to the other, “You stay here; I’ll go on a head.”

· I wondered why the baseball kept getting bigger. Then it hit me.

· A backward poet writes inverse.

· In a democracy, it’s your vote that counts. In feudalism, it’s your count that votes.

· A vulture carrying two dead raccoons boards an airplane. The flight attendant looks at him and says, “I’m sorry, only one carrion allowed per passenger.”

· Two hydrogen atoms meet. One says, “I’ve lost my electron.” The other says, “Are you sure?” The first replies, “Yes, I’m positive.”

· Did you hear about the Buddhist who refused Novocain during a root canal? His goal: transcend dental medication.

· There was the person who sent ten puns to friends, with the hope that at least one of the puns would make them laugh. No pun in ten did.

Kara Church

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