Get Thee to a Punnery
An Anthology of Intentional Assaults Upon the English Language
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|Format: ||Paperback, 174 pages, Revised, Expand Edition|
|Other Information: ||illustrated throughout|
|Published In: ||United States, 25 August 2006|
Get Thee to a Punnery proves that the pun is mightier than the sword . . . and here are sidesplitting puns of every color, stripe and persuasion to suit every whim. Even if you don't know that your humerus is your funny bone, this is the book for you.
The Time of the Signs:
On a diaper service truck: Rock a dry baby.
On a plumber's service truck: A flush is a full house.
Show me where Stalin is buried and I'll show you a communist plot! -Edgar Bergen
Quiche me-I'm French!
Hangover-the wrath of grapes
Work is the ruin of the drinking classes. -Oscar Wilde
About the Author
Richard Lederer is the author of more than 3,000 books and articles about language. Dr. Lederer's syndicated column, "Looking at Language," appears in newspapers and magazines throughout the United States. He has been elected International Punster of the Year and been profiled in magazines as diverse as The New Yorker, People, and the National Enquirer. He is language columnist for The Toastmaster, Pages, and the Farmers' Almanac, and hosts "A Way with Words" on public radio each weekend.
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