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Town Festival

This extended pun was published by William Hovey in The Pundit, and was posted on the groaners listserve.

The annual festivity for the town of Hixville was a contest to test skills such as ax sharpening, scepter shining, web weaving, cooking, hair vetch cutting and witches broom sweeping. The perennial winner was Bertram Bodkins. The annual losers were the Amber boys, Aesop, Avril, Jon and Nuff. Each time that Bertie won, his girlfriend Wendy got so excited that she would … Read the rest...