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View Poll Results: Are word puns funny?
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Here's a load of punnyness:

One morning, I was sitting in front of the cabin, smoking some meat...Yes.
There wasn't a cigar store in the neighborhood.

As I say, I was sitting in front of the cabin when I bagged six tigers...Six of the biggest tigers...I bagged them. I...I bagged them to go away, but they hung around all afternoon. They were the most persistent tigers I've ever seen.

The principal animals inhabiting the African jungle are moose, elks and Knights of Pythias. Of course, you all know what a moose is. That's big game. The first day, I shot two bucks. That was the biggest game we had.

As I say, you all know what a moose is? A moose runs around on the floor, and eats cheese, and is chased by the cats.

The elks, on the other hand live up in the hills, and in the spring they come down for their annual convention. It is very interesting to watch them come to the water hole. And you should see them run when they find it is only a water hole. What they're looking for is an 'elk-a-hole'.

One morning, I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas, I don't know. Then we tried to remove the tusks. The tusks. That's not so easy to say, tusks. You try that some time...As I say, we tried to remove the tusks, but they were embedded in so firmly that we couldn't bust them. Of course, in Alabama, the Tusk-a-loosa. But, uh, that's entirely ir-elephant to what I was talking about.

We took some pictures of the native girls, but they weren't developed. But we're going back again in a couple of weeks.
1) Not funny.

2) While they might fit a classical definition of puns, they aren't what I think of when I think of puns.
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Old 11-08-2013, 05:56 PM
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Have you seen Noah?

Noah haven't seen him.

That was funny in HS but as I got older things like that were met with a sarcastic laugh like ha thats funny but not to me.
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Why is Peter Pan bad at boxing?

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Which of Arthur's Knight came up with the idea of the round table?

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1) Not funny.

2) While they might fit a classical definition of puns, they aren't what I think of when I think of puns.
First, thanks for the bump, RNG. (NOT!)
1) Perhaps it is the timing that is missing from the reading. Also, the eyebrows and cigar and glasses.
2) I think the definition is a good place to start, to understand what words mean.
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I made up a pun about fish, just for the halibut.

Then I drove over my wristwatch to kill some time.

I decided to do some woodworking because I was bored

When I'm playing sports, and I have cold, I don't mind if the coach puts me in while I'm a-sneezin' but I definitely don't want to be put in a-coughin'
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