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Richard Lederer has great puns. And you don't have to take vows to enjoy them. Just Get Thee To A Punnery and laugh yourself int a state of grace. Sinners will be punished with such gems as:
-Old Milkmaids never die -- they just kick the bucket.
-Drunk drivers are people who put the quart before the hearse.
Whether you like 'em hot or cool, straight-up or low-down, here are puns of every color, stripe and persuasion to suit your every whim. Even if you don't know that your humerus is your funny bone, this is the book for you. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
So much puns condensed into a little book. It is for sure a very punny bookPublished 22 days ago by William Wagner
This is kind of an introductory work on puns. It is written to the level of a 10-12 year-old. There is nothing in it that I hadn't already heard or seen many years ago. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Frank D
I read this book years ago and nearly broke my ribs laughing. However, when I purchased it as a Kindle book, I found it extremely difficult to work out the "quizzes" when it came... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Ann from Edmonton
Do NOT skip "Get Thee To a Punnery" because you think puns and dumb. Richard Lederer will disabuse you of this shallow, intellectual habit and make you smart about genius of puns. Read morePublished 13 months ago by C. McNair Wilson
This book was not nearly as good as Anguished English. For people who get a kick out of puns, it's great, but otherwise, don't bother. Read morePublished 21 months ago by J. Johansson
As a storyteller I am always searching for new and different ways of speaking.
This book is a miracle in "wordsmithing."
I like reading Richard Lederer, and generally enjoy his books. But it seemed to me that most of the writing in this volume was a rehash of content I've read in his other works. Read morePublished on January 22, 2012 by Amy Nicolai