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Get thee to a punnery : an anthology of intentional assaults upon the English language

Author: Richard Lederer
Publisher: Layton, Utah : Wyrick & Co., [2006] ©2006
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Revised, expanded, and updateditionView all editions and formats
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Get Thee to a Punnery proves that the pun is mightier than the sword ... and here are sidesplitting puns of every color, stripe and persuasion to suit every whim. Even if you don't know that your humerus is your funny bone, this is the book for you. The Time of the Signs: On a diaper service truck: Rock a dry baby. On a plumber's service truck: A flush is better than a full house. Show me where Stalin is buried and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lederer, Richard, 1938-
Get thee to a punnery.
(DLC) 2007274789
(OCoLC)155715287
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Lederer
ISBN: 9781423612032 1423612035
OCLC Number: 870273204
Description: 1 online resource (174 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Game Notes; In Praise of Puns; The Word Play's the Thing; The Time of the Signs; Poetic Licenses; A Primer of Puns; Homographs: The Antics of Semantics; Homophones: What Do You Call a Naked Grizzly?; Double-Sound Puns: Don't Knock Knock-Knock Jokes; Punupmanship; The Game Is the Name; Have You Ever Seen a Horse Fly?; Four Cheers Five Inflationary Language; "Let's Play a Game," Said Tom Swiftly; Puns That Babylon; Never Say Die; A Daffynitions Fictionary; Figuring Out Mathematical English; Anguish Languish; Silver Spoonerisms; A Round of Set-Ups; The Answers; Author Bio.
Responsibility: by Richard Lederer ; illustrations by Bill Thompson.
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Get Thee to a Punnery proves that the pun is mightier than the sword ... and here are sidesplitting puns of every color, stripe and persuasion to suit every whim. Even if you don't know that your humerus is your funny bone, this is the book for you. The Time of the Signs: On a diaper service truck: Rock a dry baby. On a plumber's service truck: A flush is better than a full house. Show me where Stalin is buried and I'll show you a communist plot! -Edgar Bergen Quiche me-I'm French! Hangover-the wrath of grapes Work is the ruin of the drinking classes.-Oscar Wilde.

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