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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.

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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.

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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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Punniest of Show 2014 Second Place: Ben Ziek

Category: Gatling Puns, Puns, Rated G

Last year’s Punniest of Show Ben Ziek came through with another solid performance this year. He was part of a three way tie at the top with 39 points.

Crowd applause broke the tie and placed him second.

Here is his tree-themed performance.

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Punniest of Show 2014 Third Place: Andy Balinsky

Category: Gatling Puns, Puns, Rated G

Andy tied with two others to score 39 points in yesterday’s Punniest of Show competition during the 2014 O.Henry Pun-Off. Crowd applause broke the tie, placing Andy third.

Here is his plant themed performance.

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Punslingers 2014 Winners

Category: Rated G

In a fierce competition that ran well into the evening, Matt Pollock unseated Ben Ziek to win Punslingers in the 2014 O.Henry Pun-Off.

In a tie for third were Dav Wallace and Chad Wellington, who were taken out by the two finalists. Look for full results later today.… Read the rest...