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Hurts so good

Confession: I’m a sucker for puns and wordplay. A colleague sent me one of those lists that periodically makes the rounds on the Internet…jokes that are so bad they’re good.

My wife and I visited our son at college this weekend and he had one:

How can you tell the train has been through here?
You can see its tracks.

Clearly the fruit didn’t fall far from the tree. Enjoy the list:

Writing with a broken pencil is . . . pointless.

A thief who stole a calendar . . . got twelve months.

A dentist and a manicurist got married. .. . . They fought tooth and nail.

A will is a . . . dead giveaway.

If you don’t pay your exorcist . . . you can get repossessed.

You are stuck with your debt if . . . you can’t budge it.

A boiled egg is . . . hard to beat.

When you’ve seen one shopping center . . . you’ve seen a mall.

Police were called to a day care where a 3-year-old was . . . resisting a rest.

When a clock is hungry . . . it goes back four seconds.

When she saw her first strands of gray hair, . . . she thought she’d dye.

I couldn’t find the source of this list when I tried to research it, but I did find that on Twitter, the hashtag “#punny” will turn up more of the same.

Example: If a pig loses its voice, is it disgruntled?

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