punster


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someone overly fond of making puns

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MOCK THE WEEK, BBC2, Thursday, 10pm: Patrick Kielty, Zoe Lyons and Milton Jones - the rather odd but hilarious punster - join the regulars for the topical comedy quiz.
So, please, Lord Alton, give Liverpool's most famous former Para, novitiate, teacher and punster his second house for those 250 seatless lost souls and others reading this who would benefit from some Moloney magic.
In this episode, Steve and Roopster, a hip rooster that wears sneakers and a baseball cap, find themselves trapped inside a museum and at the mercy of the Punster, a villain who's known for--what else--his bad jokes.
McCoy, an inveterate punster and master of word plays, named the team, and the two men, possessors of amazing memory for arcane trivia, were rattling off games and teams that Hummel had covered which no longer exist.
37) Clem short-circuits these associations when he mishears the king's order to have him "gelded" (92) as "gilded"--an ironic misprision for the play's inveterate punster.
Irrespective of the approach, quantitative analyses of all sorts agreeably present Shakespeare as an incorrigible punster.
In a review of her novel Green Lights Are Blue, in the New York Review of Books, Bernard Bergonzi complained, "Miss Molinaro is a tireless and engaging punster, and goes in, less happily, for endless typographical tricks, being particularly and pointlessly addicted to parenthesis signs and numerals.
was a young man of seventeen or eighteen years at this time--a smug unchecked punster, with a shiny red porky face in the Pentland cast, in which they contrived to stamp all their progeny, and with an annoying satisfied laugh.
He has been elected International Punster of the Year and been profiled in magazines as diverse as The New Yorker, People, and the National Inquirer.
Foreign Minister Makiko Tanaka tried her skills as a punster once again Monday when she called herself ''obasan'' or a middle-aged woman in a meeting with visiting Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo.
The kattiyakaran is also a punster, and he employs his skill in this arena to provoke the audience's laughter, usually at the expense of the dignity of the play's "noble" characters.
A nonstop punster with a self-deprecating sense of humour, he tags his political stance as "Groucho Marxist.
SJL: You are one of the world's greatest living punsters, so your quip "Pavane for a Dead Punster" doesn't apply to you.
It is full of fun, quips, and poems by the author of "Ode to the Code," who is also a notorious punster.
By the way, no photographic evidence with this one but Hamilton's No1 punster Bob McFarlane claims he recently saw a sign in a shop window that read: Medieval Punishment Equipment Sale - While Stocks Last.