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16th Jan '16 2:37:09 PM eroock
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->“Puns are little plays on words that a certain breed of person loves to spring on you and then look at you in a certain self-satisfied way to indicate that he thinks that you must think that he is by far the cleverest person on Earth now that Benjamin Franklin is dead, when in fact what you are thinking is that if this person ever ends up in a lifeboat, the other passengers will hurl him overboard by the end of the first day even if they have plenty of food and water.”
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->“Puns ->''"Puns are little plays on words that a certain breed of person loves to spring on you and then look at you in a certain self-satisfied way to indicate that he thinks that you must think that he is by far the cleverest person on Earth now that Benjamin Franklin is dead, when in fact what you are thinking is that if this person ever ends up in a lifeboat, the other passengers will hurl him overboard by the end of the first day even if they have plenty of food and water."''
23rd Dec '15 9:45:17 AM slashme
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Dave Barry has a realistic view on puns.
->(''CIA Agent Smith is being briefed in Japan; he and Bullock are dressed like {{Geisha}}'')\\ '''Smith:''' Why are we dressed up like this?\\ '''Bullock:''' Because I thought we could be "Secret Asians".\\ '''Stan:''' A 16-hour flight for a bad pun? (''grins'') ''Yes. Yes.'' -->-- ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad''
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->(''CIA Agent Smith is being briefed in Japan; he ->“Puns are little plays on words that a certain breed of person loves to spring on you and Bullock then look at you in a certain self-satisfied way to indicate that he thinks that you must think that he is by far the cleverest person on Earth now that Benjamin Franklin is dead, when in fact what you are dressed like {{Geisha}}'')\\ '''Smith:''' Why are we dressed thinking is that if this person ever ends up like this?\\ '''Bullock:''' Because I thought we could be "Secret Asians".\\ '''Stan:''' A 16-hour flight for in a bad pun? (''grins'') ''Yes. Yes.'' lifeboat, the other passengers will hurl him overboard by the end of the first day even if they have plenty of food and water.” -->-- ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' ''Creator/DaveBarry''
1st Jun '15 1:14:36 PM Bisected8
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21st May '15 11:03:54 PM Eagal
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One quote per page is sufficient
->''"[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gu5g86nhWK4&t=1m20s Puns are the highest form of literature.]]"'' -->-- '''Creator/AlfredHitchcock'''
7th May '15 1:47:48 PM eroock
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[[caption-width-right:330:[[Theatre/RichardIII Now is the winter of our]] [[VisualPun disco tent]].[[note]][[DontExplainTheJoke \\ "Now is the winter of our discontent."]][[/note]]]]
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[[caption-width-right:330:[[Theatre/RichardIII Now is the winter of our]] [[VisualPun disco tent]].[[note]][[DontExplainTheJoke \\ "Now is the winter of our discontent."]][[/note]]]]
7th May '15 1:47:39 PM eroock
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[[caption-width-right:330:[[Theatre/RichardIII Now is the winter of our]] [[VisualPun disco tent]].[[note]]\\[[DontExplainTheJoke "Now is the winter of our discontent."]][[/note]]]]
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[[caption-width-right:330:[[Theatre/RichardIII Now is the winter of our]] [[VisualPun disco tent]].[[note]]\\[[DontExplainTheJoke [[note]][[DontExplainTheJoke \\ "Now is the winter of our discontent."]][[/note]]]]
7th May '15 1:46:48 PM eroock
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[[caption-width-right:330:[[Theatre/RichardIII Now is the winter of our]] [[VisualPun disco tent]].[[note]][[DontExplainTheJoke "Now is the winter of our discontent."]][[/note]]]]
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[[caption-width-right:330:[[Theatre/RichardIII Now is the winter of our]] [[VisualPun disco tent]].[[note]][[DontExplainTheJoke [[note]]\\[[DontExplainTheJoke "Now is the winter of our discontent."]][[/note]]]]
7th May '15 1:46:11 PM eroock
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[[caption-width-right:330:[[Theatre/RichardIII Now is the winter of our]] [[VisualPun disco tent]].[[note]][[DontExplainTheJoke "[[ShoutOut/ToShakespeare Now is the winter of our discontent.]]"]][[/note]]]]
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[[caption-width-right:330:[[Theatre/RichardIII Now is the winter of our]] [[VisualPun disco tent]].[[note]][[DontExplainTheJoke "[[ShoutOut/ToShakespeare Now "Now is the winter of our discontent.]]"]][[/note]]]] "]][[/note]]]]
7th May '15 1:45:31 PM eroock
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[[caption-width-right:330:[[Theatre/RichardIII Now is the winter of our]] [[VisualPun disco tent]].]]
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[[caption-width-right:330:[[Theatre/RichardIII Now is the winter of our]] [[VisualPun disco tent]].]] [[note]][[DontExplainTheJoke "[[ShoutOut/ToShakespeare Now is the winter of our discontent.]]"]][[/note]]]]
3rd May '15 1:49:50 AM StFan
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[[quoteright:330:[[EverythingsFunkierWithDisco http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/discotent_948.jpg]]]]
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->[CIA Agent Smith is being briefed in Japan; he and Bullock are dressed like {{Geisha}}.]\\ '''Smith''': Why are we dressed up like this?\\ '''Bullock''': Because I thought we could be "Secret Asians".\\ '''Stan''': A 16-hour flight for a bad pun? [grins] ''Yes. Yes.''
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->[CIA ->(''CIA Agent Smith is being briefed in Japan; he and Bullock are dressed like {{Geisha}}.]\\ '''Smith''': {{Geisha}}'')\\ '''Smith:''' Why are we dressed up like this?\\ '''Bullock''': '''Bullock:''' Because I thought we could be "Secret Asians".\\ '''Stan''': '''Stan:''' A 16-hour flight for a bad pun? [grins] (''grins'') ''Yes. Yes.''
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