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The Best Book Of Puns

Author : Art Moger
ISBN : 0806510978
Genre : Humor
File Size : 26.38 MB
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From the author of "Complete Pun Book" comes an all new collection. Here, readers will find a hilarious abundance of pun-ishment for the millions who can't resist giving a word or phrase a twist--and ammunition for many occasions from movie, TV and theater wags; from the wits of Wall Street and Washington; the gems from poets and pundits and some of the bottom-of-the-barrel crumbs! Introduction by Bob Hope. **Lightning Print On Demand Title
Category: Humor

Gagged And Bound

Author : Nick Jones
ISBN : 9780993079436
Genre : Humor
File Size : 42.79 MB
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Gagged and Bound is a riotous, rapid-fire collection of over 500 original gags written by pun-loving jokesmith Nick Jones. With a mixture of witty one-liners, playful puns and dubious dad jokes, coupled with some great visual gags illustrated by Tiffany Sheely, Gagged and Bound will leave you grinning like a maniac – so probably best not to read it while travelling on public transport. "It’s what it says on the tin: a succession of one-liners, puns and dad jokes going at your laughing muscles in a joyously pell-mell, headlong way. It’s irresistible." - The Bookbag "I would recommend this book to anyone looking for a joke book that’s varied and full of easy one-liners." - Reader’s Favorite "This is a very funny book" - Red City Review Jokes include: When I’m in the kitchen with my wife and I ask her for the sieve, she always throws it at me. She’s pass-sieve aggressive. What happens when herbs get into debt? They receive a visit from the bay leaf. Every dog has its day. It’s called International Dog Day. I’ve written a self-help book for people trying to lose weight but it hasn’t been very successful. It’s called Help Yourself.
Category: Humor

The Little Book Of Puns

Author : Alison Westwood
ISBN : 1907795022
Genre : Plays on words
File Size : 54.38 MB
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In today's busy world, where text-speak seems to be the prevalent form of written English, and the average teenager can barely form a proper sentence without using the numbers '4' or '8' as substitutes for letters, is the pun becoming an endangered species? As a society we have come to regard wordplay as old-fashioned, obvious humour, because it hinges simply on one word having multiple definitions, spellings or sound-a-likes. It may not be controversial, edgy or even topical, but it actually takes a great deal of skill, wit and general knowledge to come up with a decent pun not everyone can do it. THE LITTLE BOOK OF PUNS explores the dying art of paronomasia and gives us a taste of the very best wordplay history has to offer. It harks back to the heady days when intelligence was measured at dinner parties rather than behind a school desk, when people still wrote letters instead of emails and actually read newspapers instead of checking out a website. This book may as well exist in anti gravity, because you ll find it almost impossible to put down!
Category: Plays on words

Have Some Pun

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ISBN : 1945006250
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The Reading Teacher S Book Of Lists

Author : Jacqueline E. Kress
ISBN : 9781119081050
Genre : Education
File Size : 53.72 MB
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The essential handbook for reading teachers, now aligned with the Common Core The Reading Teacher's Book of Lists is the definitive instructional resource for anyone who teaches reading or works in a K-12 English language arts-related field. Newly revised and ready for instant application, this top seller provides up-to-date reading, writing, and language content in more than 240 lists for developing targeted instruction, plus section briefs linking content to research-based teaching practices. This new sixth edition includes a guide that maps the lists to specific Common Core standards for easy lesson planning, and features fifty brand-new lists on: academic and domain-specific vocabulary, foundation skills, rhyming words, second language development, context clues, and more. This edition also includes an expanded writing section that covers registers, signal and transition words, and writers' craft. Brimming with practical examples, key words, teaching ideas, and activities that can be used as-is or adapted to students' needs, these lists are ready to differentiate instruction for an individual student, small-group, or planning multilevel instruction for your whole class. Reading is the center of all school curricula due to recent state and federal initiatives including rigorous standards and new assessments. This book allows to you skip years of curating content and dive right into the classroom armed with smart, relevant, and effective plans. Develop focused learning materials quickly and easily Create unit-specific Common Core aligned lesson plans Link classroom practice to key research in reading, language arts and learning Adapt ready-made ideas to any classroom or level It's more important than ever for students to have access to quality literacy instruction. Timely, up to date, and distinctively smart, The Reading Teacher's Book of Lists should be on every English language arts teacher's desk, librarian's shelf, literacy coach's resource list, and reading professor's radar.
Category: Education

Sexciting Punography

Author : Harvey C. Gordon
ISBN : 9780960140237
Genre : Humor
File Size : 42.7 MB
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An Awesome Combination: Sex and the Art of Punning! SEXciting PUNography (the new second edition of Grime and PUNishment) contains over 380 of the best sex puns ever put into print, along with 30 cartoon illustrations and some proven techniques for working puns smoothly into everyday conversation. The book will go a long way toward promoting the highly creative art of punning by tapping into one of the greatest of all creative resources – male and female sexual desires and their thoughts and fantasies about sex. It will expose the punster to an appealing source of new material and hopefully will entice readers who have not discovered the fun of punning to practice and enjoy the art.
Category: Humor

Once Apun A Time

Author : Robin Leech
ISBN : 9781460268889
Genre : Humor
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Many puns are fleeting and transitory, devised and stated in a flash for a situation or immediate condition (see Word Plays, Puns Intended on the Internet). These kinds of puns can rarely be retold effectively, as the event that triggered them in the first place does not reappear exactly as before. But some puns are enduring! These can be memorized and told over and over in different social contexts and events, each time with the same overall effects - enjoyed by the teller, and enjoyed by the appreciative audience, albeit with some groaning. Some of the enduring puns are tongue twisters, so tellers are advised to practice telling them in private so as not to miss any key words that might lessen the effects of the punch lines. Other puns are timing precise, so a miscue, or mistiming destroys the intended effect....
Category: Humor

Homespun Humor

Author : David R. Yale
ISBN : 0979176670
Genre : Humor
File Size : 49.67 MB
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This winning combination of very funny puns and clever satire is the latest collection of wordplays from Champion punster David R. Yale, whose earlier book, Pun Enchanted Evenings, won the 2011 Global eBook Award for humor. Yale's collection of 823 wildly original word plays includes droll daffynitions that turn your understanding of common words insight out, and playful pun stories with priceless PUNchlines. Covering almost every subject from airplanes to zoology, Yale's puns about doctors, relationships, cats & dogs, lawyers, teenagers, food, knights, Greek gods, writers, farmers, bankers, politics -- and lots more -- guarantee a full 1,000 gigglebytes of belly laughs. In addition to Yale's puns, and information on new scientific studies proving the mental superiority of punsters, HomesPun Humor showcases the work of 16 of the world's best punsters, including O. Henry Pun-Off, Punderdome(R), and Punsr champs! In addition, HomesPun Humor reveals confidential insider information you won't find anywhere else: * The secret of efficient hay farming? (Slow mow shun!) * The name of an opera about smiling cows. (Low-and-grin!) * Why the army won't serve second helpings of ice cream. (That would be re-treating!) * What must you never plant on a green roof. (Leeks!) * Leading doctor's secret for getting over the grippe. (Study French. You'll soon become flu went!) * What do you call a stolen Venetian boat? (Gone-dola!) Punsters and language lovers will find it hard to put this book down. But Yale's entertaining style makes it impossible to overdo wit!
Category: Humor