Off topic: Puns that only English nerds will understand
Thread poster: RominaZ

RominaZ  Identity Verified
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Dec 17, 2013

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Q: "What happened when Past, Present, and Future walked into a bar?"
A: "It was tense."



Q: "Why are apostrophes terrible to date?"

A: "They're too possessive."


Q: "Which dinosaur knows a lot of synonyms?"

A: "The Thesaurus."


Q: "What’s the difference between a cat and a comma?"

A: "Cat: claws at the end of paws.
Comma: pause at the end of a clause."


Read more on 24 Hilarious Puns That Only English Nerds Will Understand


 

Petro Ebersöhn (X)  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:51
Hilarious! Dec 17, 2013

That means I'm an English nerd: I understand it!

 

Ian Mansbridge  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 19:51
Member (2012)
Italian to English
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Hmm Dec 17, 2013

I think 'hilarious' is being a little too generous!

 

Petro Ebersöhn (X)  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:51
You may be right, Ian Dec 18, 2013

But all the same, I had a good laugh. Probably because I needed one at that moment!

 


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