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(LARGE PRINT EDITION) This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.
Hardcover, 61 pages
Published 1960 by Peter Pauper Press
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Rick Jones
A light amusing book but not as comprehensive as the others I inherited from my father.
elstaffe
Aug 24, 2017 rated it liked it
Half super super 1960s casually racist, half actually filled with puns that I hadn't heard or read before and that delighted me. 3 stars to split the difference.

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Rick Bavera
Jul 02, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: humor
Best I could give this one was a 2.

A handful of the puns were funny.

But most were severely dated for 2018, a bit arcane, a bit racist/sexist, or just not all that funny.

It is said by some that puns are the lowest form of humor. If so, these ones were mostly the leftovers.
George Siehl
Jul 12, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: humor, owned
I think this book is really an exercise book: when you try to "get" some of the puns,
its a real stretch.
Sathish
Mar 01, 2018 rated it liked it
Book is fun but most of the puns are outdated if you're reading in 2018
dirt
Aug 01, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: People digging through all the stuff in old people's garages.
The version I read was from 1960 with all the quasi racist and sexist jokes in it, because there is nothing funnier.
Chris King
Aug 07, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Read this as a young child, classic bathroom reader stuff, and the old, tattered book is still in the bathroom, entertaining the next generation.
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