A Bit of Wordplay is Still a Thing

Danger comes when things travel too far

grey chairs and white desks in a classroom
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In its way, a pun is as much a thing as any other object. It does stuff. It moves around in the world. Sometimes what it does has unintended consequences.

For instance, there’s a movie from the 2000s where there’s a pun — just an averagely amusing play on words…



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Robert Butler

Robert Butler

Dad, Londoner, writer, walker. Latest play “A Drop of Fred” opens 12th August, Upstairs at the Gatehouse (0208 340 3488)