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Word Play - One Liners and Puns

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Brian Greaves

on 4 May 2016

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Transcript of Word Play - One Liners and Puns

One-Liners
A short joke or witticism, usually expressed in a single sentence.

Many can be found on bumper stickers, t-shirts, twitter accounts, etc. Can you think of any?
Wordplay
Witty or clever dialogue or plays on words.
Other Examples of One-Liners
I wonder if illiterate people get the full effect of alphabet soup.

I never forget a face, but in your case, I'll make an exception.

Remember, inside every silver lining there's a dark cloud.

Politics is just show business for ugly people.
Puns
The humorous use of a word or words to suggest another word with the same sound or a different meaning.

Carl Azuz does them!
Examples of Puns
My pet turtle died. I'm not upset, just shell shocked.

What did one mushroom say to the other mushroom? You're a fungi.

I went to the theater, it looked a bit suspicious. I reckon the whole thing was staged.

I used to meditate a lot, but now I only do it every now and zen.

I was going to buy some loose tea, but the price was too steep.
What do you have to already know in order to understand puns?
You have to understand BOTH meanings of the key words used for humorous effect.
Who's On First?
Analyze the Wordplay used in the "Who's On First?" comedy routine.
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