More fun for lexophiles


Lexophile” describes a lover of words, especially in word games and puns such as “you can tune a piano, but you can’t tuna fish” and “to write with a broken pencil is pointless” and the following:

  • I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger. Then it hit me.
  • The roundest knight at King Arthur’s round table was Sir Cumference.
  • When fish are in schools they sometimes take debate.
  • The short fortune teller who escaped from prison was a small medium at large.
  • A thief fell and broke his leg in wet cement. He became a hardened criminal.
  • Thieves who steal corn from a garden could be charged with stalking.
  • The math professor went crazy with the blackboard. He did a number on it.
  • The professor discovered that his theory of earthquakes was on shaky ground.
  • If you take a laptop computer for a run you could jog your memory.
  • A will is a dead giveaway.
  • Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.
  • A backward poet writes inverse.
  • In a democracy, it’s your vote that counts; in feudalism, it’s your count that votes.
  • A chicken crossing the road: poultry in motion.

Submitted by a friend of a friend who is into words and their meanings.

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