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a humorous play on words

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The wordplay further continued with tweets coming from both the sides and ended after the India-New Zealand T20I series.
4) In both books, as well as in scholarship on Shakespeare's wordplay generally, plays and poems written at the beginning or end of Shakespeare's career contribute far fewer examples.
The day they arrived in the mail was the day I arrived in wordplay heaven.
A cast of dancers assembled by Southpaw Dance Company performed an energetic routine called WordPlay, commissioned by The Cultural Spring to mark the opening of The Word, the new library and cultural facility.
HUMOUR | DOGS | ADVENTURE | IMAGINATION | WORDPLAY | PIRATES
Modern Bible scholars also take this to be an example of wordplay.
By examining Dahl's childhood letters to his mother, Rosen gives insights into his instinctive knack for storytelling, empathy for his characters and awareness of his audience, his over-riding drive for humour, the balance of nice and nasty characters with the inclusion of something naughty, and his facility with language and wordplay.
THE PUN ALSO RISES: HOW THE HUMBLE PUN REVOLUTIONIZED LANGUAGE, CHANGED HISTORY, AND MADE WORDPLAY MORE THAN SOME ANTICS argues that the pun changed language and fostered progress in modern society as a result.
This brilliantly diverse collection of poems should find a place in every school library and should appeal to a wide range of readers, from younger children who will love the wordplay and silly situations, to older readers, including adults, who will appreciate, and be moved by, the poet's honesty in dealing with sad and serious issues and his ability to write thoughtfully and with humour about the transforming power of writing, reading and the imagination.
Christian Amodeo - the man behind I Loves the 'Diff - set up the Taffywood website with his brother Al after a drunken conversation around movie wordplay.
Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick, Reasons To Be Cheerful Part 3, What A Waste and, the anthem for their generation, Sex And Drugs And Rock And Roll all carried the same trademark mix of humour, indignation, witty wordplay and extreme musicianship.
The book looks into Shakespeare's wordplay, how he builds character, structures, speeches and dialogue.
He has repeatedly shown himself unwilling to sacrifice clever wordplay in the service of his songs' structural coherence, and the success of his forays into American country music has been notoriously uneven.
These humorous poems focus on both imagined and real animals and are filled with wonderful wordplay, which will delight both children and adults.
The secret to his success is a poetic honesty, a gift for wordplay that paints his songs into vivid, haunting pictures.