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The pun also rises : how the humble pun revolutionized language, changed history, and made wordplay more than some antics

by Pollack, John.

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A funny, erudite, and provocative exploration of puns, the people who make them, and this derided wordplay's remarkable impact on history. The pun is commonly dismissed as the lowest form of wit, and punsters are often unpopular for their obsessive wordplay. But such attitudes are relatively recent... Full description

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