Puns (part 2)

In part 1 I discussed different types of puns and hinted at their long history, back to Roman times and even before then. My own particular favourite puns are those based on shop or business names. In the county I live in, Leicestershire, lies the site where the Battle of Bosworth was fought in the … More Puns (part 2)

Puns (part 1)

The Oxford Dictionary defines a pun as ‘a joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or the fact that there are words which sound alike or have different meanings’.