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Thats Punny for Chit Chat

pierre_pierre
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Thats Punny for Chit Chat

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-12068221
I remember one seaside holiday when the air was thick with fish-themed puns, some of which were brill, others sole-destroying, but we didn't care, we did it just for the halibut.
One of my favourite books was Professor Branestawm's Dictionary, essentially an arms dump of awful pun-based definitions like "Catastrophe - Pussy has won the cup".
And my favourite TV show was The Two Ronnies. I loved their one liners ("Traffic news now, and a lorry of purple paint has collided with a lorry of red paint. The drivers are said to be marooned") and their daft, word-play based sketches.
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Re: Thats Punny for Chit Chat

Punnily enough, I was only thinking yesterday about the couple living next door to Alfred, the belligerent meteorologist with pronounced leftish political views.
They were arguing over whether the precipitation falling from the sky was sleet or rain, when the husband said he would pop round to their neighbour and find out, because >>>
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Re: Thats Punny for Chit Chat

so, Pierre,  if
"Catastrophe - Pussy has won the cup".
what is the definition/meaning of
"Apostrophe"  ? ? ?  Roll eyes
pierre_pierre
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Re: Thats Punny for Chit Chat

mine comes round in a red coat and pushed rubbish throught the slot in the door