Plenty o’ Puns

Pun noun[puhn]- A play on words; the humorous use of a word or phrase so as to


Ahhhh! Now I get it!

emphasize its different meanings or the use of words that are alike (or nearly alike) in sound but different in meaning.

  • I stayed up all night to see where the sun went. Then it dawned on me.
  • I did a theatrical performance about puns. It was a play on words.
  • How do you make holy water? Boil the hell out of it!
  • When chemists die, they barium.
  • Class trip to the Coca-Cola factory: I hope there’s no pop quiz.
  • Did you hear about the cross-eyed teacher who lost her job because she couldn’t control her pupils?
  • What do you call a dinosaur with an extensive vocabulary? A thesaurus.

At Mirth in a Box we need to write lots of product descriptions. It would be so tedious if we couldn’t insert a few puns into our copy! Send us your favorite puns!

Mirth in a Box sells fun & unusual gift boxes and college care packages.

Thanks to Yiannis_the_greek on Flickr for the picture!

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