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The Pun Also Rises: How the Humble Pun Revolutionized Language, Changed History, and Made Wordplay More Than Some Antics - Pete Larkin, John Pollack
The Pun Also Rises: How the Humble Pun Revolutionized Language, Changed History, and Made Wordplay More Than Some Antics
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Format: audiobook
ASIN: B005FDC0Q4
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Minutes: 257
Edition language: English
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Bambbles Rambles
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4.0 Review: The Pun Also Rises by John Pollack
(orginally posted at The Broke and the Bookish)When I was contacted by TLC Book Tours about reading a book about language, I jumped at the chance. I love language. Everything about it intrigues me, including puns. I’m not going to lie. Before I started reading this book, when someone said “pun”, I w...
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I'm not sure I actually want to read the book, but I enjoyed Bird Brian's review: http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/487329128
Monkeypanic
Monkeypanic rated it
4.0 The Pun Also Rises: How the Humble Pun Revolutionized Language, Changed History, and Made Wordplay More Than Some Antics
.What did the canned ham say when he left the hospital?“I’m cured!”Oh my God, this book was fun. Fun and informative. I never knew there could be so much to say about puns. For one thing: how many different types of puns there are. The whole first section describes the assorted varieties of puns. ...
Ms. Margie
Ms. Margie rated it
Three and a half stars. A short book, fun and interesting. Definitely focuses on the development of language in relation to puns. It's not at all a collection of puns, though it's fun to find the author's puns slipped in throughout the book.
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