Tarzan's Tripes Forever, and Other Feghoots

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About Belief Systems

Category: Rated PG

In a spirit of adventure, I have been looking into various current Christian belief systems. These include the Catholics, Lutherans, Anglicans, Methodists, Baptists, Presbyterians, and Pentecostals, among others.

Suddenly, it came to me that I should visit the doctor to ask if my heart is strong enough for sects.… Read the rest...

Trying to Circulate a New Pun

Category: Cartoon Puns, Rated G

xkcd is a webcomic by Randall Munroe. Sometimes he includes puns that are usually of a mathematical and/or scientific nature.


I'm not a huge fan.

This work is copyrighted and is licensed by xkcd under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 Generic Licence.… Read the rest...

These Puns are getting Hairy

Category: Puns, Rated PG, Short Snorts

Denny Adams asked this question.


How rich do you have to be to use real poo in your hair?… Read the rest...

TV Tropes on Puns

Category: Lists

TV Tropes is a wiki about the tricks of the trade in writing fiction. Tropes are devices a writer can use and be reasonably sure they will be present in the minds of audience members.

Basically, each entry defines the tropes and lists its uses in various media examples. You can also look at particular TV shows, movies, books, etc. and see the tropes used in it.

In fairness, you should know that going to TV Tropes can cost you … Read the rest...

404: Tile Not Found

Category: Puns, Rated PG, Short Snorts

This little pun was submitted by Mike Frankly. It is just… awful…


I accidentally swallowed a load of scrabble tiles…I don’t know what to do.

My next bowel movement could spell disaster.… Read the rest...

A Thought for the Day

Category: Rated G

Sister Cathy sent this from a KFAT radio station, Boston (I think):

We couch potatoes are participating in the Fitness Protection Program.… Read the rest...

You Can’t Afford to Miss this One

Category: Picture Pun, Rated G

This series of Harrison Ford puns is making the rounds on the interwebs.

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I Marrowly Escaped this One

Category: Politically Incorrect, Puns, Rated PG

Dennis Adams sent in this one. Blame him.


A number of cannibals were talking about their favorite foods.

One said, “I like Mexicans, because they are nice and spicy.”

Another said, “I prefer Americans, because they are so soft and tender.”

The third said, “I like Israelis because they come in so many flavors.”

“What do you mean?” asked one of the others.

He replied, “Well, there’s orange Jews, apple jews, grape jews…”… Read the rest...

Punniest of Show 2014 Full Results

Category: News

Here is the complete list of results from yesterday’s Punniest of Show competition during the 2014 O.Henry Pun-Off.

The six judges scored each contestant from 1 to 10. The highest and lowest scores were dropped, with the remaining four scores being totaled to determine the official score.

# Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 Total
1 Marty Bernstein 8 7 8 8 7 8 31
2 Brian Garrison 5 6 6 4 5 6 22
3 Darvy and Jenny
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Punniest of Show 2014 Winner: Alex Petri

Category: Gatling Puns, Puns, Rated G

Last year’s runner up last year, Alex Petri, was part of a three way tie at 39 points. The tie was broken by applause, with Alex being the clear winner.

Here is her presidential name themed performance:

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