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“Tom Swifties Again” Tom Recited (Get It?)

“3.142,” Tom enumerated piously. “This is the Netherlands,” Tom stated flatly. “Boy, that sure took the wind out of my sails!” Tom said disgustedly. “Congratulations. You graduated,” Tom said diplomatically. “I can’t believe you set off the dynamite!” Tom said … Continue reading

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Tom Swifties: The Best Puns of All!

I completely forgot about my favorite type of pun, the Tom Swifty, until someone added a few more to an old blog post. Tom Swifties are a type of pun that can best be understood after reading a few: “The … 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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