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The Pun Also Rises

How the Humble Pun Revolutionized Language, Changed History, and Made Wordplay More Than Some Antics

The Pun Also Rises( )
Author: Pollack, John
ISBN:978-1-59240-675-3
Publication Date:Apr 2012
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Avery
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

Puns are often derided as the lowest form of wit and groaned at as the main staple of 'dad' jokes the world over. But puns do matter. John Pollack, former World Pun Champion and presidential speechwriter for Bill Clinton explains how puns have revolutionised language and played a pivotal role in creating the modern world as we know it. Pollack skillfully weaves together historical facts and stories, the science of the brain, pop culture, literature, anthropology and humour to create an...
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Book Details
Pages:212
Detailed Subjects: Humor / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.27 x 8.01 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.433 Pounds



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