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O. Henry Pun-Off

The O. Henry Pun-Off is the superbowl of punsters. Held annually in Austin, Texas, the competition brings together the most amazing punsters from around the world.

The Pun-Off is produced and emcee’ed by Gary Hallock of PunPunPun.com.


  • The Window Displays — Loel Graber 2003 Punoff Entry (filed in Rated G, Shaggy Dogs on August 20, 2005)
  • “R”s Are Our Art — Bob Dvorak’s 2004 Punoff Entry (filed in Gatling Puns, Rated G 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)
  • The Pelvis Impersonator (filed in Gatling Puns, Rated G on May 31, 2005)
  • SOCKrates (Cynthia MacGregor’s 1999 PunOff Entry) (filed in Gatling Puns, Rated PG-13 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)
  • Punoff 2001 Silver Medal — Jim Ertner (filed in Gatling Puns on )
  • Bathroom Improvements (filed in Puns, Rated G on November 20, 2004)
  • Thirty New Yorkers at the Pearly Gates (filed in Rated G, Shaggy Puppy on )
  • Omens for a Good Day (filed in Puns, Rated G on September 6, 2004)
  • Rock On (filed in Gatling Puns, Rated G on November 9, 2003)
  • At The Chinese Restaurant (filed in Rated G on )
  • Hannibal (filed in Gatling Puns, Puns, Rated PG on June 14, 2003)
  • The 25th Annual O.Henry Pun-Off World Championships (filed in News on April 18, 2002)
  • The 24th Annual O.Henry Pun-Off World Championships (filed in News on April 28, 2001)
  • Woes of Dudley Doright (filed in Limericks, Rated G on October 14, 2000)