Channel 5 meteorologist Sian Welby went a bit viral when she had some fun with the forecast around the time The Force Awakens hit theaters. To honor Batman v Superman, she’s dropped DC 20 puns into her latest forecast this weekend.
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.
"I was in hospital last week. I asked the nurse if I could do my own stitches. She said 'suture self'" was one of the bits of wordplay that secured the UK Pun Championship for Leo Kearse last week. Read more of them at The Independent.
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.
What do you get as a present for Stan Lee, the man who has a cameo in every Marvel movie? How about a sculpture of his face fashioned into a cameo jewel? Someone commissioned this Stan Lee cameo as a gift for Lee and you can buy one for yourself.
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.
Did you know that plutonium is a literal joke? Not the full name, which is a fair enough name (though unaffiliated with an actual planet anymore). That little square on the periodic table is a joke, made by plutonium's discoverer, meant to stay up there for all time.
Toilet paper seller Charmin had the most winning Thor 2 tie-in with this punny image, complete with a toilet paper roll forged for the butts of the worthy.
On a world where nearly every girl is a princess, not every princess is going to sing to birds or go off looking for her one true love. Princess Christi, the star of Brian McLachlan's The Princess Planet decides to trade in her ball gown for a spandex suit. With her snowman companion, Princess Christi travels her…
About 6500 light years from earth, there's a red chicken in the sky. There may even be more than one. Many people report seeing a chicken in this new Hubble image of the Lambda Centauri Nebula, earning it the nickname "Angry Bird Nebula" and "Chicken Nebula," but they clash over exactly where the bird is. Some see…
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.