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  • noun Plural form of pun.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pun.

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Examples

  • After that, keep going until the title puns become very bad, or until The Colour of Her Panties, whichever comes first.

    New on Kindle: December 21st – 26th | Spontaneous ∂erivation

  • After that, keep going until the title puns become very bad, or until The Colour of Her Panties, whichever comes first.

    2008 December | Spontaneous ∂erivation

  • Sayanora, Zetsubou-Sensei: The Power of Negative Thinking may not be as relentlessly intertextual as Ulysses, but this Japanese import is nearly as rich in puns, social commentary, pop-culture parody, and allusions to TV shows, novels, movies, and manga.

    04 « March « 2009 « The Manga Curmudgeon

  • Sayanora, Zetsubou-Sensei: The Power of Negative Thinking may not be as relentlessly intertextual as Ulysses, but this Japanese import is nearly as rich in puns, social commentary, pop-culture parody, and allusions to TV shows, novels, movies, and manga.

    Curb your enthusiasm, Zetsubou-Sensei

  • Of course, when economists use the words "market" and "effeciency" here they are trading in puns -- words only distantly related to the real world meaning of these words.

    Tabarrok Corrects Rodrik (and a Lot of Textbooks), Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • In honor of the big day, we present a quiz that focuses on the word puns, word play and 'oh, my word!' moments that helped turn the film into the classic it has become.

    Archive 2010-06-27

  • I never know anymore when it's useful to use song title puns, as so many folks nowadays i.e., my kids ages — the oldest is 27 simply haven't heard some of the old AM-radio standards that Nancy and I grew up on.

    By the Time I Get to Phoenix . . .

  • The undergraduate who instantly recognizes that enjoyment of puns is more representative of a computer scientist than of an accountant is also exhibiting high skill in a social and cultural judgment.

    Daniel Kahneman - Autobiography

  • Obligatory title puns: Love is in the air again, Love blossoms in spring, Love less likely to kill you.

    DCist

  • Bad title puns aside, the music scribe gig often leads to a ton of backlog.

    The Big Takeover

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