Oh what pun! — Weights, measures and politics
This pun will leave you dancing with laughter.
“The waltzer knows something about the ways of the whirled. — The Morning Star of Glens Falls, Oct. 6, 1888.
Speaking of going round and round:
“Bicyclists are allowed the privilege of pedaling without a license.” — The Morning Star, Oct. 19,1888
This pun will put a spring in your step.
“An early spring — Jumping out of the bed at 6 o’clock/” — The Granville Sentinel May 9, 1890.
Looking for less weighty puns?
“One tall, thin man at a party makes a slim attendance.” — The Morning Star, Oct.31,1888.
“It is all very well to pay as you go, but if you have no baggage the hotel proprietor would rather you pay when you arrive.” — The Morning Star, Nov. 17, 1888
How about a monetary pun?
“Bills that did not pass Congress are not necessarily counterfeit.” — The Morning Star, Nov. 22, 1888.
Here’s another political pun.
“The greatest traveler in the world is the man who visits the election districts. He goes from poll to poll.” — The Morning Star, Nov. 17, 1888
Now, for some vocational puns.
“A barber who talks too much is often given to cutting remarks.” — The Morning Star, Oct. 12,1888.
“It is the tillers of the soil who steer the ship of state.” –The Morning Star, Oct. 31, 1888
Bear with me just a little longer.
“A contemporary says lawyers are noted for losing their patience. How about doctors?” The Morning Star quipped on Oct.6, 1888.
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