Puns! (send us your favourite)

  • I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it turned out to be an optical Aleutian.
  • She was only a whiskey maker, but he loved her still.
  • A rubber band pistol was confiscated from algebra class, because it was a weapon of math disruption.
  • No matter how much you push the envelope, it’ll still be stationery.
  • A dog gave birth to puppies near the road and was cited for littering.
  • A grenade thrown into a kitchen in France would result in Linoleum Blownapart.
  • Two silk worms had a race. They ended up in a tie.
  • Atheism is a non-prophet organization
  • I wondered why the baseball kept getting bigger. Then it hit me.
  • A sign on the lawn at a drug rehab center said: ‘Keep off the Grass.’
  • A backward poet writes inverse.
  • A vulture boards an aeroplane, carrying two dead raccoons. The stewardess looks at him and says, ‘I’m sorry, sir, only one carrion allowed per passenger.’
  • Two fish swim into a concrete wall. One turns to the other and says ‘Dam!’
  • Two Eskimos sitting in a kayak were chilly, so they lit a fire in the craft. Unsurprisingly it sank, proving once again that you can’t have your kayak and heat it too.
  • Two hydrogen atoms meet. One says, ‘I’ve lost my electron.’ The other says ‘Are you sure?’ The first replies, ‘Yes, I’m positive.’
  • Did you hear about the Buddhist who refused Novocain during a root canal? His goal: transcend dental medication.
  • There was the person who sent ten puns to friends, with the hope that at least one of the puns would make them laugh. No pun in ten did.


(These great puns are courtesy of Dick Inwood.  If you have a favourite pun or punny piece, we would love to receive and share it with our readership! Send your puns to cgacomm@gmail.com – or simply comment on this post.)

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1 thought on “Puns! (send us your favourite)

  1. Chris

    These classics are also sent to us by our friend Dick Inwood:

    Those who jump off a bridge in Paris are in Seine
    A man’s home is his castle, in a manor of speaking.
    Dijon vu – the same mustard as before.
    Practice safe eating – always use condiments.
    Shotgun wedding – A case of wife or death.
    A man needs a mistress just to break the monogamy.
    A hangover is the wrath of grapes.
    Dancing cheek-to-cheek is really a form of floor play.
    Does the name Pavlov ring a bell?
    Condoms should be used on every conceivable occasion.
    Reading while sunbathing makes you well red.
    When two egotists meet, it’s an I for an I.
    A bicycle can’t stand on its own because it is two tired.
    What’s the definition of a will? (It’s a dead give away.)
    Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.
    In democracy your vote counts. In feudalism your count votes.
    She was engaged to a boyfriend with a wooden leg but broke it off.
    A chicken crossing the road is poultry in motion.
    If you don’t pay your exorcist, you get repossessed
    With her marriage, she got a new name and a dress.
    The man who fell into an upholstery machine is fully recovered.
    You feel stuck with your debt if you can’t budge it.
    Local Area Network in Australia – the LAN down under.
    Every calendar’s days are numbered.
    A lot of money is tainted – Taint yours and taint mine.
    A boiled egg in the morning is hard to beat.
    He had a photographic memory that was never developed.
    A midget fortune-teller who escapes from prison is a small medium at large.
    Once you’ve seen one shopping center, you’ve seen a mall.
    Bakers trade bread recipes on a knead-to-know basis.
    Santa’s helpers are subordinate clauses.
    Acupuncture is a jab well done.

    Thanks Dick!


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