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Really the last pun, really!

Broken pencils are pointless. If the tip of a pencil is broken, the pencil has no point (point-less).  If the tip of a pencil is broken the pencil has no purpose, that it is pointless.  This pun plays with the … Continue reading

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Night Drawing?

Q: Why should you take a pencil to bed? A: To draw the curtains! Explanation:  At night, many people close the curtains (shut the curtains, draw the curtains) to keep the light out.  “Draw the curtains” is another way to say, “Close the … Continue reading

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Looking Good!

Q: What did one pencil say to the other pencil? A: You’re looking sharp! Explanation:  When the writing end of a pencil is pointed, we say that the pencil is sharp (the non-writing end is the eraser). When someone is wearing nice clothes we … Continue reading

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Point Well Taken

Q: What did the paper say to the pencil? A: You’ve got a good point! Explanation: Pencils are used for writing.  When the lead (now it is made of graphite) is sharp it is pointy, it has a point. When someone says, “You … Continue reading

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