puns and punning

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puns and punning

Rib ticklers

a book of punny animals
1994
Collection of jokes, riddles, and limericks told by the silliest animals ever.

Otter nonsense

1994
A collection of puns based on animals, including "Lemming meringue pie," "Crocoduel," and "Pupsicle.".

Puns, allusions, and other word secrets

2006
Discusses the use of puns, allusions, and other word secrets in poetry, and includes examples and illustrations.

Rhyme & punishment

adventures in wordplay
2006
A humorous poetry collection of puns on various subjects including music, animals, geography, and food.

You never sausage love

1996
A girl tells her family's story in rhyme with humorous detail based on puns using the names of food.

It looks a lot like reindeer

1996
A boy paints a humorous picture of the members of his family, describing them in pun-filled rhymes based on animal names.

The weighty word book

2000
Presents stories and puns that serve as memory hooks for twenty-six "big" words--one for each letter of the alphabet--selected for their frequency in the written language and their sound; arranged alphabetically from abasement to zealot.

Get thee to a punnery

1988
A collection of puns, including homographs, homophones, double sound puns, meld puns, and spoonerisms.

The weighty word book

2009
Provides definitions for twenty-six vocabulary words from abasement to zealot with stories containing puns that provide mnemonic devices for remembering the definitions.

The Giggle book

favorite riddles
1994
A collection of favorite riddles including "What is smarter than a talking horse?" "A spelling bee.".

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