Monthly Archives: October 2012

Neologisms: New and Noteworthy!

Neologism– noun [nee  OL uh jizuhm] a new word, usage or expression. Social networking has coined many neologisms such as tweeting, vlogging, and friending. Oh how fun! Here’s a list of some recent neologisms. Can you guess the meanings? Do … Continue reading

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Halloween Hijinx: Werewolf Cupcakes

I was poking around on Pinterest last month and found a recipe for these funny and fierce cupcakes. Thought they would be perfect for Halloween. They come from a blog called Werewolves.com. Thanks  for letting us use your post! These … Continue reading

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Major Punage Alert!

Damn! Somewhere upstream the levees broke and we shore have been flooded with puns! Here’s a few more sent to Mirth in a Box by hardcore punsters: I know a guy who’s addicted to brake fluid. He says he can … Continue reading

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Ellen Degeneres: Funny Quotes

Here are a few of our favorite Ellen Degeneresisms: I’m a godmother, that’s a great thing to be, a godmother. She calls me god for short, that’s cute, I taught her that. My grandmother started walking five miles a day … Continue reading

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“I See” Said the Blind Man: Wellerisms

My father thought wellerisms were soooo funny! His favorite was “I see,” said the blind man. I would politely chuckle while he was cackling at his own cleverness. Wellerisms are, without getting too technical, a type of pun based on … Continue reading

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Quotes on Politicians by the Famous and Infamous

I rarely meet a politician that I don’t like personally. They are generally well endowed with charm. Therein lies the danger. P. J. O’Rourke  In America, anyone can become president. That’s the problem.George Carlin If a politician found he had … Continue reading

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Plenty o’ Puns

Pun noun[puhn]- A play on words; the humorous use of a word or phrase so as to emphasize its different meanings or the use of words that are alike (or nearly alike) in sound but different in meaning. I stayed up … Continue reading

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Zombie MD: Are You Dead Yet?

This post courtesy of Alex Berg circa 2006. Although it may not be readily apparent, some zombies are in better health than others. Last year nearly 80% of zombies suffered from corpserot, maggot infections, or missing limb syndrome-all preventable maladies. … Continue reading

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Tom Swifties: Wordplay Continued

Several months back we posted our Tom Swifties blog post on our Facebook page. Who knew so many of our Facebook friends were rapid punsters? Here’s some of their Tom Swifties: “I don’t own a BB Gun,” Tom said lackadaisically. … Continue reading

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