Last May we had some fun with puns. Let do some more. None of the below are original. They have been gathered from a variety of sources online. Care to add some of your own?
25 Book Puns
- Metaphors be with you.
- Brontë? What a breath of fresh Eyre.
- ISBN thinking about you.
- Never read Fitzgerald? You Gatsby kidding me!
- Broken pencils are pointless.
- Bad spelling makes me [sic].
- What do you call 2,000 mockingbirds? Two kilo mockingbird.
- Why do words and punctuation end up in court? To be sentenced.
- Forever Jung.
- I’m reading a book about antigravity and it’s impossible to put down.
- You’re nothing but a Wilde thing.
- What building has the most stories? The library.
- What’s the longest word in the dictionary? “Smiles” because there’s a mile between each s.
- Libraries are good for circulation.
- What’s the difference between cats and a comma? Cats have claws at the end of their paws, and commas are a pause at the end of a clause.
- Why is John Milton a terrible guest at game night? Because when he’s around, there’s a pair of dice lost.
- Dystopian novels are so 1984.
- The book about the Matterhorn had quite a cliff hanger.
- What dinosaur knows a lot of synonyms? A thesaurus.
- The high-school music teacher was controversial for having his students read band books.
- Writers are cold because they’re surrounded by drafts.
- Leave poetry to the prose.
- What does one library book say to the other? “Can I take you out?”
- Bookworms take shelfies.
- Seven days without a pun makes one weak.
Love these! What a great way to start the day.
Sharon K Connell
This is a fun way to start off a Friday. Thanks, Steve. I’ll have to share your puns on my Facebook Group Forum. The writers and readers will love them.
Cliffhangers are so
Thanks for the laughter. Ending a difficult week right. Thanks again.
Thanks for the laughs! Literary-ly!
This made me laugh! Thank you! =D
I have been following something that smells all day. I get even when I blow it when it runs. It is my nose, ha, ha.
Sheri Dean Parmelee, Ph.D
Rebecca LuElla Miller
The promotion for that controversial novel said it would make the reader soar. Well, they were close: it me sore!