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24 Hilarious Puns That Only English Nerds Will Understand

Go big or go Homer. Warning: These jokes are for a very Nietzsche audience.

1. Why did the run-on sentence think it was pregnant?

2. But how can you tell that this question is not pregnant?

3. What would you find in Charles Dickens' kitchen?

4. What happened when Past, Present, and Future walked into a bar?

5. Why are apostrophes terrible to date?

6. How did Charlotte Brontë make it easier for everyone to breathe?

7. Which dinosaur knows a lot of synonyms?

8. What's the difference between a cat and a comma?

9. Why is John Milton terrible to invite to game nights?

10. Why do words, phrases and punctuation keep ending up in court?

11. What happened when the verb asked the noun to conjugate?

12. What makes "Civil Disobedience" such a great essay?

13. How does Voltaire like his apples?

14. What do writers eat for breakfast?

15. What was Socrates' favorite thing to mold?

16. Why did Shakespeare only write in pen?

17. Why was Odysseus in such a rush to get home?

18. How do you make a copyeditor vomit?

19. Which 13th century Persian poet is best to live with?

20. Which author is often mistaken for an artificially built water source?

21. What do you call a treehouse that kids can only play in when their parents are around?

22. What was Walt Whitman's favorite breakfast cereal?

23. Why do writers constantly feel cold?

24. And what's the best way to get an English major in the mood?