Píndoles d'anglès

«Puns are fun!» (1)

Lou Hevly

Lou Hevly

En anglès, un pun és un joc de paraules, de vegades amb diferents sentits d'un mateix mot i de vegades amb el sentit o so semblants de paraules diferents. Vet aquí unes quantes d'aquestes expressions amb el mot amb doble sentit en negreta. Publicarem les explicacions d'aquí a quinze dies.

Time flies like an arrow, fruit a banana.

Did you hear about the silk worm race? It ended in a tie.

Why can’t you run through a campground? You can only ran, because it’s past tents.

An atom lost an electron. It really should keep an ion them.

Why did the lizard say he named his baby “Tiny?” Because he’s my newt.

RIP boiling water. You will be mist.

Why do cows have bells? Because their horns don’t work.

What happened when the semi-colon broke grammar laws? He was given two consecutive sentences.

I recently took a pole and found out 100% of campers were angry when their tent collapsed.

One-fifth of people are just too tense.

This girl thought she recognized me from a vegetarian club, but I’ve never met herbivore.

I removed the shell from my racing snail to make it faster. It just got more sluggish.

My wife told me to stop speaking in numbers. But I didn’t 1 2.