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Yup, that's what I wrote. To me, they don't sound similar. Again, is that legitimately "punny"?

There is a long convoluted story, which ends with; "He was a super-calloused fragile mystic vexed with halitosis"

Likewise, Isaac Asimov's short story "Death of a Foy" ends with the central character, on his deathbed, saying
"Give my big hearts to Claude, Dwayne. Dismember me to Harold's choir. Tell all the Foys on Slartibeckenstrete that I will soon be there."

Peter Moylan http://www.pmoylan.org

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There is a long convoluted story, which ends with; "He ... are intended to result in a groan, or mild chuckle.

And often the "punch" line to a Shaggy Dog story. "Rudolph the Red knows rain, Dear".

"Never carry gulls across a stately lion for immortal porpoises."
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And often the "punch" line to a Shaggy Dog story. "Rudolph the Red knows rain, Dear".

And another: "It's a long way to tip a Rarey." I believe I first heard both of these on the ... Dog story, for me, is the one that finishes "I wouldn't send a knight out on a dog like this."

A hod's as good as a sink to a blind Norse.

David
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And another: "It's a long way to tip a Rarey." ... wouldn't send a knight out on a dog like this."

A hod's as good as a sink to a blind Norse.

Let your pages do the walking through the yellow fingers.

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... "Supercalafragilistic expialadocious" words made up for a song in Mary Poppins ...

No, actually, it wasn't.

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Yup, that's what I wrote. To me, they don't sound similar. Again, is that legitimately "punny"?

There is a long convoluted story, which ends with; "He was a super-calloused fragile mystic vexed with halitosis" this, meaning ... connection. These types of puns are not "belly laughers", they are intended to result in a groan, or mild chuckle.

"It's a knick-knack, Patty Black, give the frog a loan."

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Yup, that's what I wrote. To me, they don't sound similar. Again, is that legitimately "punny"?

There is a long convoluted story, which ends with; "He was a super-calloused fragile mystic vexed with halitosis" this, meaning ... connection. These types of puns are not "belly laughers", they are intended to result in a groan, or mild chuckle.

"Pardon me Roy, is that the cat that chewed your new shoes." Youngsters probably won't get that one.
Brian

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The comparison in sound is between "Linoleum Blownapart" and "Napoleon Bonaparte".

(snip) FWIW, my two-stanza limerick from 1992 playing on these words: (Titled, "The Black Widow") I once met a woman ... blown from the room And torn up into fine smithereens. (Witnesses at the scene compared him to Napoleon, blown apart.)

Hmm, those fit the limerick form only partially. Lines three and four of each stanza are much too long.
There once was a soldier named Fisk
Who said when the fighting got brisk,
"I'm sorry to say
But I cannot stay,
For I've got just one *.
Well, I tried ...

Skitt
Jes' fine!
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Yup, that's what I wrote. To me, they don't sound similar. Again, is that legitimately "punny"?

There is a long convoluted story, which ends with; "He was a super-calloused fragile mystic vexed with halitosis" this, meaning to sound like; "Supercalafragilistic expialadocious" words made up for a song in Mary Poppins, a Disney movie.

"Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious", I believe.

Skitt
Jes' fine!
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