Pun-Off 2020
October 26, 2020 3:30 PM   Subscribe

The O. Henry House Museum in Brush Square [Ed. In Austin, TX] is the home of the O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships.
Our Official Definition of a pun: the humorous use of a word or phrase so as to emphasize or suggest its different meanings or applications, or the use of words that are alike or nearly alike in sound but different in meaning.
It’s too late to vote, but if you go here you can watch all 32 of the 2-minute entries and decide which one you think people should have voted for as the best.
posted by Going To Maine (5 comments total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
O' Henry.
posted by clavdivs at 6:06 PM on October 26

grown. *roll sighs*
posted by 20 year lurk at 6:50 PM on October 26 [1 favorite]

I always try to keep an oh-pun mind.
posted by oneswellfoop at 8:53 PM on October 26

Vulcan Video used to have a copy of the documentary Punsmoke about this. Drafthouse would show trailers for it.
posted by spikeleemajortomdickandharryconnickjrmints at 6:15 AM on October 27

Remember when "dad jokes" were called "puns"?

I miss that too.
posted by lon_star at 8:03 AM on October 27

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