The Resource Get thee to a punnery, by Richard Lederer ; illustrations by Bill Thompson

Get thee to a punnery, by Richard Lederer ; illustrations by Bill Thompson

Label
Get thee to a punnery
Title
Get thee to a punnery
Statement of responsibility
by Richard Lederer ; illustrations by Bill Thompson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
WIF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lederer, Richard
Dewey number
808.882
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6231.P8
LC item number
L4 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Puns and punning
  • Anecdotes
  • Word games
Label
Get thee to a punnery, by Richard Lederer ; illustrations by Bill Thompson
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Laurel book"--T.p. verso
Contents
Game notes -- In praise of puns -- Word play's the thing -- Time of the signs -- Poetic licenses -- Primer of puns -- Homographs: Antics of semantics -- Homophones: What do you call a naked grizzly? -- Double sound puns: Don't knock knock-knock jokes -- Punupmanship -- Have you ever seen a horse fly? -- Four cheers five inflationary language -- 'Let's play a game' said Tom Swiftly -- Never say die -- Firing and hiring -- Daffynitions fictionary -- Figuring out mathematical English -- Anguish languish -- Pig puns -- Language blender -- Silver spoonerisms -- Round of set-ups -- Answers
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 149 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033643404
Label
Get thee to a punnery, by Richard Lederer ; illustrations by Bill Thompson
Link
Publication
Note
"A Laurel book"--T.p. verso
Contents
Game notes -- In praise of puns -- Word play's the thing -- Time of the signs -- Poetic licenses -- Primer of puns -- Homographs: Antics of semantics -- Homophones: What do you call a naked grizzly? -- Double sound puns: Don't knock knock-knock jokes -- Punupmanship -- Have you ever seen a horse fly? -- Four cheers five inflationary language -- 'Let's play a game' said Tom Swiftly -- Never say die -- Firing and hiring -- Daffynitions fictionary -- Figuring out mathematical English -- Anguish languish -- Pig puns -- Language blender -- Silver spoonerisms -- Round of set-ups -- Answers
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 149 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033643404

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