Basic English Puns with Explanations

Basic English Puns with Explanations

Here are some basic puns and pun explanations. They rely on words that have different meanings but the same pronunciation and/or spelling. Read them first and think about the potential double meanings or wordplay. If you can't figure it out, click on "Explanation" to see what's so funny.

Two silk worms had a race. They ended up in a tie.

Police were called to a daycare where a three-year-old was resisting a rest.

I went to a seafood disco last week and pulled a mussel.

Basic Puns and Pun Explanations

Reading while sunbathing makes you well-red.

She dyed at the first sight of a gray hair.

When a clock is hungry it goes back four seconds.

I don’t knead that dough. You can use it.

I relish the fact that you’ve mustard the strength to ketchup to me.

Never marry porters. They come with a lot of baggage.

If you don’t pay your exorcist you get repossessed.

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