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a humorous play on words

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You might use synonyms of the clue (like in a crossword puzzle), or words that just sound like the clue, or possibly other kinds of wordplay.
Modern Bible scholars also take this to be an example of wordplay.
99 pbk ISBN 9780141340555 SCIS 1582706 With over 500 jokes, this should entertain lovers of terrible jokes, or of Dahl's stories and wordplay and Quentin Blake's quirky black and white illustrations.
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.
Variously described as "an electric, heady mix of tightly-woven wordplay referencing heist, caper and kung fu movies" and "dark comedy with an infectious urban twist", it promises to take us into a seedy underworld where gangsters and con-men compete in the ultimate high stakes Scrabble game.
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.
During his 17 years Bob enlivened the forecasts with his anagrams and wordplay.
Kanye's latest musical adventure, The Graduation, is laden with futuristicelectro beats featured alongside his signature wordplay and catchy hooks.
Add the funny wordplay and you have an exceptional story.
RICHARD LAXTON'S feature film debut resets Romeo and Juliet to the multicultural melting pot of south London, where gangs of rappers do battle with microphones and clever wordplay.
Director Patrick Creadon's Wordplay turns a leisurely time-wasting activity into a real sport.
Sophisticated teens will enjoy the wordplay and the warm friendships portrayed.