The pun is a misunderstood and often maligned form of comedy. Most of us, if you asked what we think of puns, would say we find them groan-worthy and associate them with dad jokes. But there’s so much you can do with language - it’s such a broad category of comedy that even if you think you can’t stand puns, there’s bound to be one out there for you too. Not to mention, dad jokes have actually been enjoying a surge of popularity in recent years.

Here are some posts that people shared on /r/puns as well as /r/PunPatrol, proving that wordplay is a thriving art. Some of the setups that people make just so they can take a picture of it and pun around might concern you. Others didn’t have to do anything, just find some poor sap who asked an innocent question and left themselves wide open.

Scroll down for some good and some so-bad-it's-good wordplay.

#1

Wholesome Too

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MsM 1 month ago

This auto be higher.

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#2

Pun Game Strong

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xXKittensweetXx 1 month ago

jeez my kind of ppl right here

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#3

It Shall Commence On 4/20

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MsM 1 month ago

HIGH five

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#4

Stolen Antidepressants

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Batty 1 month ago

Classic!

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#5

Knife Shirt Time

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xXKittensweetXx 1 month ago

then you'd be looking really SHARP

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#6

Was Told This Belonged Here

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A B C 1 month ago

That's actually a really great idea.

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#7

Sick Doggo.

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MsM 1 month ago

I do knot disagree.

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#8

Hands Up In The Air

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glorytherainwing 1 month ago

your lucky i didn't have a cheeto in my mouth

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#9

Still Up For Sale?

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A B C 1 month ago

Perfect reply! :D

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#10

I Hate This

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glorytherainwing 1 month ago

i've seen this and i still coughed another cheeto up

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#11

Well!

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Lilli 1 month ago

*gasps dramatically*

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#12

Buzz

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MsM 1 month ago

Well, I'll bee!

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#13

Hooker Furniture

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Mihai Mara 1 month ago

I'm sure he wouldn't want to purchase a dresser.

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#15

Found One

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MsM 1 month ago

It's about time!

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#16

P(●●l) Watch

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MsM 1 month ago

Urine big trouble if you don't

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#17

This Is Dangerous.

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#18

Ryan Reynolds Everybody!

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Nea 1 month ago

Of course, it is Ryan Reynolds

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#19

He’s Got A Pun

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xXKittensweetXx 1 month ago

why did you even do that in the first place?

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#20

Surprise

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boredpanDaman 1 month ago

so, there is an oshita river? oshita city? there are oshitars?? life is marvelous!

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#21

Rich People

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glorytherainwing 1 month ago

my voice is hoarse

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#22

Where Are Our Desssssks

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Leo Fragoso 1 month ago

Those are not Pytons. Thats probably why thay are taking an introductory course.

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#23

Nooooooo

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A B C 1 month ago

Oh isn't he the goodest boy! Or goodest girl, I can't tell. But what a charmer!

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#24

Park Ranger Is A Soldier.

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Kesam 1 month ago

Well, it's called a punchline...

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#26

One Day Canada Will Take Over The World!!!

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Bobert Robertson 1 month ago

I'm sorry my people are always seeking forgiveness

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#27

Aight Imma Head Out

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htbq 1 month ago

i love this one lol

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#28

Wii-Zard

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night_triumphant 1 month ago

I didn't want to laugh.....but I did.

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#29

I Loaf It 😂

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Batty 1 month ago

Now I'm hungry

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#30

I Just Need Some Space

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#31

Batman

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xXKittensweetXx 1 month ago

oml WHO HAD TIME TO MAKE THIS?! its so pretty :D

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#32

Funny-Puns-Wordplay

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Elizabeth Schuyler 1 month ago

took me a second

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#33

Another One

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Marcellus the Third 1 month ago

I take umbrage at that claim. Or, brage at the least.

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#34

Sweet Caroline

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glowworm2 1 month ago

Bum Bum Bum!

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#35

Ok Here We Go. Soap This Gets To The Front Page...

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#36

Music Puns Are An Acquired Taste

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Monika Örtenby 1 month ago

My choir is actually called AcQuire :)

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#37

Under Arrest~!

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L McN 1 month ago

Actually, you are legally allowed to have a single backup copy just in case the original becomes broken or destroyed, although we all know that this is not likely the reason a copy is made.

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#38

Situation Is Under Control

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xXKittensweetXx 1 month ago (edited)

oh thank god, now we can ESC this horrible nightmare and SHIFT into a better scenario

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#39

Hot Tea

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MsM 1 month ago

tea-riffic

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#40

Chain Mail

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glorytherainwing 1 month ago

took him long enough

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