The pun also rises: [how the humble pun revolutionized language, changed history, and made wordplay more than some antics]

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A former world pun champion's funny, erudite, and provocative exploration of puns, the people who make them, and this derided wordplay's remarkable impact on history.
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Pollack, John.
1st trade pbk. [ed.]
xxv, 212 p. ;20 cm.
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subject_facet English language -- Humor, HUMOR / Form / Parodies, HUMOR / General, LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Semantics, Puns and punning
title_display The pun also rises : how the humble pun revolutionized language, changed history, and made wordplay more than some antics
title_full The pun also rises : [how the humble pun revolutionized language, changed history, and made wordplay more than some antics] [electronic resource] / John Pollack, The pun also rises : how the humble pun revolutionized language, changed history, and made wordplay more than some antics / John Pollack
title_short The pun also rises :
title_sub [how the humble pun revolutionized language, changed history, and made wordplay more than some antics]
topic_facet English language, Puns and punning