This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 1 °C Sunday 15 December, 2019

18 excellent examples of why puns are always hilarious

Nothing can beat puns. Nothing.

WE WON’T LIE to you, we love a good pun.

They might seem obvious but you can’t beat the giddy joy a good pun can provide.

In honour of the humble pun here are some examples of excellent pun work.

1. The romantic and pun-tastic cake:

Ksuyin / Flickr

2. Best off-licence ever

ludwig van standard lamp / Flickr

3. An inspired chip shop name

Adam W / Flickr

4. Sex shop silliness:


Libby / Flickr

5. Literary chips

Purple Wyrm / Flickr

6. Bread based laughs

Wiggy Too / Flickr

7. An Irish classic

via Lion Ritchie

8. Tourist attractions bringing the funny

Adrigu / Flickr

9. A respectable glass related effort

Otama / Flickr

10. Making your favourite music festival food pun worthy

You should definitely use this joke when hitting up the falafel stand at Electric Picnic

MrLerone / Flickr

11. High end department store trickery?

Codepo8 / Flickr

12. Our new favourite coffee shop

Bill McIntyre / Flickr

13. Pasta with added jokes

Gangles87 / Flickr

14. Musical theatre pun genius

Gangles87 / Flickr

15. A popular pun option

Ben+Sam / Flickr

16. A piercing sense of humour.


(We’ll see ourselves out)

Plashing Vole / Flickr

17. A music pun that hits the right notes


As in musical no-Never mind.

Lamentables / Flickr

18. A pun Carrie Bradshaw would be proud of.

Caitlin / Flickr

What is #Gtuít and why are ‘the kids’ going on about it?>

12 of the best puns anyone has ever made about horse burgers>

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

About the author:

Read next: