Friday’s almost here, folks! I can’t make it move any faster, but I can share 10 English jokes to lighten your Thursday. Some of these I found, and some I wrote. I’ll let you guess which are which!
Examples of Puns & Wordplay for English-lovers
(AKA English Jokes)
It’s hard to explain puns to kleptomaniacs because they always take things literally.
Q: Why do writers have trouble sticking with one degree program?
A: They’re trained to change subjects.
Q: What does a homophone psychiatrist say?
A: There, they’re, their.
The future, the present, and the past walked into a bar. Things got a little tense.
I am the Ghost of Christmas Future Perfect Subjunctive: I will show you what would have happened were you not to have changed your ways!
Santa’s elves are just a bunch of subordinate Clauses.
Q: What foot problem makes you fall asleep?
A: Comma toes.
Q: Why do older women have trouble writing declarative sentences?
A: They don’t have any periods!
Q: What punctuation most disturbs doctors?
A: The semicolon.
Happy Thursday! I hope the groans were interspersed with chuckles. 🙂