EVERYONE LOVES A good pun. But sometimes a bad pun is even better.
If you want to learn the art of making your friends sigh and wince when you crack out your wordplay mastery, then you’ve come to the right place. We’re going to teach you the delicate chemistry of bad puns.
And what do people love more than puns? That’s right: FOOD. We’re going to teach you the art of puns through the medium of delicious, delicious food.
We’re too good to you, really.
You can’t butter this guy up
Because butter is a noun but ALSO a verb. The cornerstone of the terrible pun – double meanings.
That outfit is bananas
See, because the adjective actually describes the banana. Shouldn’t you be writing this stuff down?
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This man must be short of dough
LOAFERS. Because BREAD, see?
He’s got all his feelings under this hard shell
Another essential for your pun arsenal – the “sounds like” round.
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Another, classic sound-a-like. The possibilities are endless here. Strap in for the best.
But you’re one in a melon!
In a bit of a pickle
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He’s having so much pun
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He wasn’t too chicken to go
Get whimsical. It’s your pun, go as far as you want with it.
This guy wants a pizza the action
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Tea puns are my special-tea
I really relish tomato puns too, though
Don’t be afraid to rely on the classics to help you through.
Here we gyoza
One for Radiohead fans
If you can maximise on your pun, do it. If you’ve got a solid enough wordplay foundation, why not build on that mother?
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And if you don’t can’t get your head around food puns…
…Or just don’t understand their subtle art
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Well, we’re sorry. We think they’re pretty punny. Er, I mean. Funny.
But here’s a final tip for those truly inept with wordplay. If you can’t think quick enough on your feet to fire out a witty pun, try just responding “That’s what s/he said!” INSTANTLY turns whatever you’re replying to into a pun.