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I do not, in fact, use many puns. Certainly there are far fewer than people believe. But I suspect the ones I do occasionally use tend to hang around in people's memories for a while.
I'm shameless, and I love a pun. There's a lot of Beth puns.
I say 'as it were' or 'so to speak' too often because puns and double entendres keep insinuating themselves into my consciousness as I'm talking.
Guy Gavriel Kay
I think puns are not just the lowest form of wit, but the lowest form of human behavior.
I grew up in an environment of jokes and sarcasm and puns. I talk that way, so I write that way.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
Edgar Allan Poe
Puns are the droppings of soaring wits.
Coincidences are spiritual puns.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
From as long as, literally as far back as I can remember I've liked puns, word jokes, I can literally recall looking at a comic at the age of six or seven and I remember what I enjoyed and what it was precisely and how the joke worked.
Hanging is too good for a man who makes puns; he should be drawn and quoted.
I like Jacques Derrida; I think he's funny. I like my philosophy with a few jokes and puns. I know that that offends other philosophers; they think he's not taking things seriously, but he comes up with some marvellous puns. Why shouldn't you have a bit of fun while dealing with the deepest issues of the mind?
Puns are a form of humor with words.
Guillermo Cabrera Infante
I'd like my super power to be puns; I'd like to be great at puns: pun power. Then I could go on loads of panel shows and live off that forever.
My being a writer and playing Scrabble are connected. If I have a good writing day, I'll take a break and play online Scrabble. My favorite word as a child was 'carrion,' before I knew what it meant. I later created crossword puzzles, which was a lot about puns, and how words would create these strange, strange things.
Soon I learned that the worse the puns and jokes, the funnier they could be, if you knew how to deliver them.
The moment I accept that there's an artistic, redeeming quality in puns, I have a horrible feeling I'll get hooked.
I'm probably doing puns more than anything in my life.
I live and die by puns.
Fozzie Bear has so many bear puns in this script - like, 'Trac is grizzly!' 'This is unbearable!' It's the greatest.
I think the humor of double puns is incredible.
I love puns. I've been known to turn the car around just to take advantage of a good pun situation. It really is the highest form of humor.
'The Sopranos' is filled with really retrograde humor. Bathroom humor, falls, stupid puns, bad jokes - infantile, adolescent stuff, but it makes me laugh.
I love making puns.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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