Homespun Humor

Homespun Humor : Original Puns, Word Plays & Quips: A Compendium of Guffaws, Giggles, & Mirth

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This winning combination of very funny puns and clever satire is the latest collection of wordplays from Champion punster David R. Yale, whose earlier book, Pun Enchanted Evenings, won the 2011 Global eBook Award for humor. Yale's collection of 823 wildly original word plays includes droll daffynitions that turn your understanding of common words insight out, and playful pun stories with priceless PUNchlines. Covering almost every subject from airplanes to zoology, Yale's puns about doctors, relationships, cats & dogs, lawyers, teenagers, food, knights, Greek gods, writers, farmers, bankers, politics -- and lots more -- guarantee a full 1,000 gigglebytes of belly laughs. In addition to Yale's puns, and information on new scientific studies proving the mental superiority of punsters, HomesPun Humor showcases the work of 16 of the world's best punsters, including O. Henry Pun-Off, Punderdome(R), and Punsr champs! In addition, HomesPun Humor reveals confidential insider information you won't find anywhere else: * The secret of efficient hay farming? (Slow mow shun!) * The name of an opera about smiling cows. (Low-and-grin!) * Why the army won't serve second helpings of ice cream. (That would be re-treating!) * What must you never plant on a green roof. (Leeks!) * Leading doctor's secret for getting over the grippe. (Study French. You'll soon become flu went!) * What do you call a stolen Venetian boat? (Gone-dola!) Punsters and language lovers will find it hard to put this book down. But Yale's entertaining style makes it impossible to overdo wit!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 7mm | 191g
  • English
  • Illustrations
  • 0979176670
  • 9780979176678
  • 2,370,401

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Puns are a funny thing. Readers either love them or hate them; rarely does someone find themselves feeling indifferent toward puns, wordplay and satire. David R. Yaleââ?¬â?¢s witty wordplay book, ââ?¬Å?HomesPun Humorââ?¬Â? is hilarious to pun-lovers like myself and is guaranteed to elicit more than a few chuckles. Yaleââ?¬â?¢s earlier book, Pun Enchanted Evening, won the 2011 Global eBook Award for humor which caused expectations to be high for his second work. HomesPun Humor doesnââ?¬â?¢t disappoint and is sure to be loved by anyone looking for a light-hearted work of humor. Review of HomesPun Humor by David R Yale on Closed the Cover The book includes very clever definitions (or daffynitions) of words such as: Clap-board: Type of siding performers like on their houses Tap Dancing: When water waltzes out of the faucet Base Bawl: When a T-Ball player breaks down after he is tagged out at first base. There are also very witty short stories that always end with a humorous play on words and leave readers giggling aloud. The punchlines in Yale's stories always deliver and that is what helps to make this entire book a winner. All that can really be said about this book is, ââ?¬Å?If you are looking for a book to make you laugh, that doesnââ?¬â?¢t require a heavy time commitment and will bring a smile to your face then pick it up and enjoy!ââ?¬Â? It is exactly as it claims to be ââ?¬â?? a compendium of guffaws, giggles and mirth. Review by Ashley LaMar @ Closed the Covershow more
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