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Lyrics from songs like “I’m a Slave 4 U,” “I’m Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman,” and “Stronger” were used as puns in headlines.
WHY DID IT TAKE SO LONG TO BELIEVE BRITNEY SPEARS?KEVIN FALLONJUNE 25, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Sorry for this inevitable pun, but there seems to be a sea-change in conservation underway.
HOW SURPRISING CONNECTIONS CAN SAVE THE OCEAN - ISSUE 99: UNIVERSALITYMARY ELLEN HANNIBALAPRIL 29, 2021NAUTILUS
The phone booth and bookshelves and pantry are all shaped like honeycombs, and the walls are full of puns like Bee Kind.
HOW WHITNEY WOLFE HERD TURNED A VISION OF A BETTER INTERNET INTO A BILLION-DOLLAR BRANDCHARLOTTE ALTER/AUSTINMARCH 19, 2021TIME
This presents a risk to spectacular puns accompanied by unspectacular ones, so do your best.
STYLE CONVERSATIONAL WEEK 1427: DOOMED TO REPEAT ITPAT MYERSMARCH 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Report from Week 540, in which we asked for news or historical events to be presented in the “Rocky and Bullwinkle” “A, or B” format of groaner puns or other halfwitticisms.
STYLE CONVERSATIONAL WEEK 1427: DOOMED TO REPEAT ITPAT MYERSMARCH 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The 1946 cartoon is so packed with funny gags, clever puns, imaginative imagery and lively music that it’s still recognized as one of the best produced by Looney Tunes.
‘BASEBALL BUGS’ AT 75: HOW A LOONEY TUNES CLASSIC LEFT ITS MARK ON AMERICA’S PASTIMEFREDERIC J. FROMMERFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“It took me until today’s Slack outage to realize the name is a pun in that when the service is down you have a chance to slack off,” web designer and blogger Nate Hoffelder quipped on Twitter.
SLACK OUTAGE STUMPS RETURNING WORKERS IN 2021AARON PRESSMANJANUARY 4, 2021FORTUNE
Besides our name—and our love of puns—I think people reach for our product because they care about our mission and want to be a part of it.
THE IRREVERENT TOILET PAPER STARTUP THAT CLEANED UP DURING THE PANDEMIC LOCKDOWNRACHEL KINGOCTOBER 18, 2020FORTUNE
He pounded out the pun ordinary by the dozen for the comic weeklies at fifty cents an item.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
Win' ruffle up he ha'r, yit he aint move; sun shine down 'pun 'im, yit he aint move.
NIGHTS WITH UNCLE REMUSJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PUN

  • badinage
  • banter
  • bon mot
  • crack
  • drollery
  • gag
  • gibe
  • insult
  • jeer
  • jest
  • joke
  • mockery
  • offense
  • pleasantry
  • pun
  • repartee
  • retort
  • riposte
  • sally
  • satire
  • spoof
  • wisecrack
  • witticism
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