Improve Your Vocabulary with Puns!

A pun is a humorous use of a word that has two meanings, or of words with the same sound but different meanings. For example, the joke 'When is a door not a door?' 'When it's ajar' depends on the fact that 'ajar' sounds like 'a jar'.

Read on and check out these funny examples:

  1. Let’s talk about rights and lefts. You’re right, so I left.
  2. Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.
  3. When a clock is hungry it goes back four seconds.
  4. A boiled egg every morning is hard to beat.
  5. Two fish are in a tank. One says to the other, “ how do you drive this thing?”
  6. I went to buy some camouflage trousers yesterday but couldn't find any.
  7. I've been to the dentist many times so I know the drill.
  8. Being struck by lightning is a shocking experience!
  9. Without geometry, life is pointless.
  10. A chicken crossing the road is truly poultry in motion.
  11. The roundest knight at King Arthur’s table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size from far too much pi.
  12. I went to a seafood disco last week....and pulled a mussel.
  13. She had a photographic memory but never developed it.
  14. Two antennas met on a roof, fell in love and got married. The ceremony wasn't much, but the reception was brilliant!