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fun with puns

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

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