Puns Just for Fun

Edgar Allan PoeTo quote Edgar Allan Poe, “The goodness of the true pun is in the direct ratio of its intolerability.”

1. Two vultures boarded a plane, each carrying two dead raccoons. The stewardess stops them and says “sorry, only one carrion per passenger.”

2. NASA recently sent a number of Holsteins into orbit for experimental purposes. They called it the herd shot round the world. . .

3. Two boll weevils grew up in S. Carolina . One took off to Hollywood and became a rich star. The other stayed in Carolina and never amounted to much–and naturally became known as the lesser of two weevils.

4. Two Eskimos in a kayak were chilly, so they started a fire, which sank the craft, proving the old adage you can’t have your kayak and heat it too.

5. A 3-legged dog walks into an old west saloon, slides up to the bar and announces, “I’m looking for the man who shot my paw.”

6. Did you hear about the Buddhist who went to the dentist, and refused to take Novocain? He wanted to transcend dental medication.

7. A group of chess enthusiasts checked into a hotel, and met in the lobby where they were discussing their recent victories in chess tournaments. The hotel manager came out of the office after an hour, and asked them to disperse. He couldn’t stand chess nuts boasting in an open foyer.

8. A women has twins, gives them up for adoption. One goes to an Egyptian family and is named “Ahmal” The other is sent to a Spanish family and is named “Juan”. Years later, Juan sends his birth mother a picture of himself. Upon receiving the picture, she tells her husband she wishes she also had a picture of Ahmal. He replies, “They’re twins for Pete sake! If you’ve seen Juan, you’ve see Ahmal!”

9. A group of friars opened a florist shop to help with their belfry payments. Everyone liked to buy flowers from the Men of God, so their business flourished A rival florist became upset that his business was suffering because people felt compelled to buy from the Friars, so he asked the Friars to cut back hours or close down. The Friars refused. The florist went to them and begged that they shut down. Again, they refused. Therefore, the florist hired Hugh McTaggert, the biggest meanest thug in town. He went to the Friars’ shop, beat them up, destroyed their flowers, trashed their shop, and said that if they did not close, he would be back. Well, very terrified, the Friars closed up shop and hid in their rooms. This proved that Hugh, and only Hugh, can prevent florist friars.

10. Mahatma Gandhi, as you know, walked barefoot his whole life, which created an impressive set of calluses on his feet. He also ate very little, which made him frail, and with his odd diet, he suffered from very bad breath. This made him … what? (This is so bad it’s good…)–a super-callused fragile mystic hexed by halitosis.

11. Finally… There once was a man who sent ten puns to some friend in hopes at least one of the puns would make them laugh. Unfortunately no pun in ten did.

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