The Utah Department of Transportation has devised a punny way of getting people to talk about road safety and cell phone use while driving - by posting slightly suggestive puns on electronic billboards along the roadway. Welcome to the age of memes and social media, America.
There are two types of people in this world: Those who appreciate puns, and those who do not. Actually there’s a third type of person: The person who laughs uncontrollably at said pun, talks about the pun relentlessly, then texts you the pun again later along with alternate puns. That person is me.
Now that the FBI officially gets to add notch number two to their virtual-drug-empire-conquest belt, the feds are feeling sassy as all get-out. And they've got the jokes to match.
Remember that classic scene in Star Wars where Only One Cannoli tells Flan Solo to "Use the Four"—a simple counting trick—as a surefire method to curb his craving for his sidekick Chewie? No? Oh wait, yeah—that's from Star S'mores, this perfect parody brought to you by the lovable muppets of Sesame Street.
For Halloween, the iTunes storefront highlights scary movies. For Christmas, flicks about Santa Claus. For Valentine's Day, Valentine's Day. And for this Labor Day? Babies! Because hey, 'tis the season. For... pregnancy?
The traditional free pie on Pi day (3/14) is here, so go grab a slice today at participating restaurants/pie shops/pie food trucks. [Walletpop]
Someday I hope to come up with a pun so good it gets immortalized on a t-shirt. Like a drawing of a FireWire cord that's actually ON FIRE!!!??? No? Anyway, here's how this one looks on a person:
Hey, look at that! It's Google being funny in a print ad.
It gets boring this time of year in Scotland. That's what I assume, anyway, knowing that scientists in Aberdeen have developed software to turn a computer into a cold pun machine. Some of the jokes are funny! Most are not.
Oh, caulk! Is there anything you can't do? Not only do you allow us to plug up holes by squirting your oozing, white fluid-like substance all over the place, but you come in a long and pleasing missile shape. And if you get too difficult to clean up after using, all we have to do is cut off a bit of the tip! How…
As a part of our continuing series on useful objects patterned after keyboard keys, our next candidate is this little play on words, a coin bank that looks like a Save button. Ironically, at $9.75 it just about costs more than the amount of coins it can hold.