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Pun Etymology

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Plenty of Nothing: Puns and False Etymology mixonline's Archive on nasa Containing 500610 Tweets Plenty of Nothing: Puns and False Etymology Teaser Tuesdays-The Pun Also Rises

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Loki
Norse God of Mischief, Trickery. Divine Catalyst, Breaker of Stagnation, Force for change. Giant brother of Odin. Loki wavers between a weal-bringing culture-hero/trickster and a woe-bringing destroyer. He is responsible for getting the gods most of their...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
Story of the Celts: The Celts in Britain
The Celts in Britain [ 27 ] What is obvious when studying the Celts, as when studying anything, is that different experts say different things--there are always men of knowledge who have conflicting views about specifics. The dates of when the Celts came to...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Isa
Last year I wrote the Hagalaz article while snowed in. Later in the year I somehow managed to get the Nauthiz article written. (Library School is going well, got 3 A's and a B, should be finished by the end of 99, and in the spirit of Wunjo, a moderate "h...
Divination >> Rune Stones

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Visual Puns and Verbal Puns: Descriptive Analogy or False Analogy?
A Note on Eleanor Cook, "From Etymology to Paronomasia"·
(I remember the outrage of my children when, in response to a bad pun.
UPON THE PUN Dual Meaning in Words and Pictures
Homophones, homonyms, and etymology. V. The continuum between the visual pun and the visual double meaning.
QUAINT AND QUONDAM WORDS IN CHAUCER AND
etymology in the explanations he discussed is really guesstymology. He tells us that . not a very witty pun, but then neither are many of his others.
Princeton/Stanford Working Papers in Classics

Suggested Web Resources

pun (n.) - Online Etymology Dictionary
The Online Etymology Dictionary. Search: Search Mode, Natural Language, Find Look up pun at Dictionary.
Pun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
OUPblog » Blog Archive » The Dubious History of Pun (Pun Among
Feb 10, 2010 Is it possible that pundit and bunk provide a clue to the origin of pun?
Plenty of Nothing: Puns and False Etymology
pun - definition and examples of puns in English
The Pun Also Rises by John Pollack (Gotham Books, 2011) Etymology: He sent in ten different puns, in the hope that at least one of the puns would win.

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