View Full Version : One word puns

07-28-2005, 08:36 AM
1. ARBITRATOR: A cook that leaves Arby's to work at McDonalds.

2. AVOIDABLE: What a bullfighter tried to do.

3. BERNADETTE: The act of torching a mortgage

4. BURGLARIZE: What a crook sees with.

5. CONTROL: A short, ugly inmate.

6. COUNTERFEITERS: Workers who put together kitchen cabinets.

7. ECLIPSE: What an English barber does for a living.

8. EYEDROPPER: A clumsy ophthalmologist.

9. HEROES: What a guy in a boat does.

10. LEFTBANK: What the robber did when his bag was full of money.

11. MISTY: How golfers create divots.

12. PARADOX: Two physicians.

13. PARASITES: What you see from the top of the Eiffel Tower

14. PHARMACIST: A helper on the farm.

15. POLARIZE: What penguins see with.

16. PRIMATE: Removing your spouse from in front of the TV.

17. RELIEF: What trees do in the spring.

18. RUBBERNECK: What you do to relax your wife.

19. SELFISH: What the owner of a seafood store does.

20. SUDAFED: Brought litigation against a government official.

Killearn Kitties
07-28-2005, 09:01 AM
I'm speechless. I just can't express how shockingly bad some of these are, and yet remain polite. :eek: ;)

07-28-2005, 09:03 AM
Wow, these are difficult for non-native speakers:D

But the more difficult the more fun if you finally get it:D

Can now make a variation of one of them:

Paradox: Simba and Nala;)

07-28-2005, 09:12 AM
How funny to read thse puns SallyAnn! I just had my hubby "RUBBERNECK":D

Yes I see how these would be hard for those who do not have English a s first language - I am an English major and had trouble thinking about some of these!:rolleyes:

07-28-2005, 09:16 AM
Now someone truly is very clever to put together such a list!! What a riot. I particularly loved:

Eyedropper: A clumsy ophthalmologist

I work for an ophthalmologist and got sort of a mental picture! :p

Pawsitive Thinking
07-28-2005, 09:30 AM
Groan.......truly awful, but very funny :D

07-28-2005, 09:45 AM
i love them!

07-28-2005, 10:18 AM
Heee hheee... loved it! :D