By Published On: August 31, 2016

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, there’s no denying that puns are one of the more entertaining aspects of our language. They make us laugh. They make us cringe. Either way, they provide us with a great opportunity to flex our cleverness muscles and have some fun with words. Here are some good examples. (And no, Fred did not write these.) As you read them, please keep the eye rolls to a minimum.

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

No matter how much you push the envelope, it’ll still be stationery.

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.

The soldier who survived mustard gas and pepper spray is now a seasoned veteran.

A backward poet writes inverse.

The barber opened up a shavings account.

A new type of broom came out that’s sweeping the nation.

I’m inclined to be laid back.

To write with a broken pencil is pointless.

A thief who stole a calendar got twelve months.

The professor discovered that her theory of earthquakes was on shaky ground.

The batteries were given out free of charge.

A boiled egg is hard to beat.

When you’ve seen one shopping center, you’ve seen a mall.


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