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Puns

English poet and literary critic John Dryden called puns “the lowest and most groveling kind of wit.”

Puns generally consist of either a homonym or a double entendre.


  • Dangerous Crustacean in the Toy Store (filed in Cartoon Puns, Rated G on August 20, 2005)
  • “R”s Are Our Art — Bob Dvorak’s 2004 Punoff Entry (filed in Gatling Puns, Rated G on )
  • Generic Names for Certain Medicines (filed in Adult Theme, Gatling Puns on )
  • Introduction to Norman Gilbert (filed in Gatling Puns, Puns, Rated G on )
  • Doggerel (Pun-Off 2005) (filed in Gatling Puns, Rated G on July 18, 2005)
  • Detective Bob (filed in Cartoon Puns, Rated PG-13 on )
  • Elevator Problem (An Adult Limerick Cascade) (filed in Adult Theme, Limericks, Pun Cascade on )
  • The Road Less Traveled (filed in Cartoon Puns, Rated G on )
  • The Pelvis Impersonator (filed in Gatling Puns, Rated G on May 31, 2005)
  • Puns in the Comics, Feb 05 (filed in Cartoon Puns, Rated G, Short Snorts on )
  • Portrait in the Closet (filed in Cartoon Puns, Rated G on )
  • Hispanic Folk-Monsters (filed in P.U.N.Y. listserv, Pun Cascade, Rated G on )
  • China Redux (filed in P.U.N.Y. listserv, Pun Cascade, Rated G on )
  • A Tall Ship Tale #41: An-Nile-ation (filed in alt.callahans, Puns, Rated G on )
  • SOCKrates (Cynthia MacGregor’s 1999 PunOff Entry) (filed in Gatling Puns, Rated PG-13 on )
  • A Tall Ship Tale #40: Saturday Morning, Khartoum (filed in alt.callahans, Puns, Rated G on )
  • A Tall Ship Tale #39: A New Deal (filed in alt.callahans, Puns, Rated G on )
  • A Tall Ship Tale #38: Spy vs. Spy (filed in alt.callahans, Puns, Rated G on )
  • 2003 Punoff — Second Place: PUNelope’s Come-upPUNce (filed in Gatling Puns, Rated G on March 17, 2005)
  • Third Place, 2003 PunOff — Stephen Nagle (filed in Gatling Puns, Rated G on )
  • Punoff 2003 First Place — Carlotta Stankiewicz (filed in Gatling Puns on January 17, 2005)
  • Shaggy-or-Not Dog Story (filed in Puns, Rated G on )
  • Punoff 2001 Silver Medal — Jim Ertner (filed in Gatling Puns on )
  • The Ten Best Stressed Puns of 2004 (filed in News, Puns on January 1, 2005)
  • Which Story? (filed in Pun Cascade, Puns, Rated PG on December 28, 2004)