Ballet Jokes

charity football match

This week’s collection of puns and one liners takes the theme of Ballet Jokes. As normal, they come with no guarantee of hilarity or originality…       A friend of mine has just graduated from ballet school with a 2:2.   Why do baby swans like Swan Lake? It’s their cygnet-ure tune.   A […]

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Tag is not Touch And Go

tag posh acronym

There is a story doing the rounds on social media that the game “tag” derives from “touch and go”. It doesn’t. That is, at best, a backronym. The word “tick” dates back to the mid 15th century as a word to mean “to tap lightly”, and similarly the Middle English word “tek”. By 1721, the […]

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Half Jokes

pair of Caesars

You might say that many of my puns are at best half jokes, but these half jokes are all puns where the world half makes an appearance. A few might be a bit tenuous, but nothing new there. As always, they come with no guarantee of hilarity or originality… If you like halves, you might […]

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Pigeon Jokes

wealthy pigeons

Pigeons are ubiquitous in the UK, and across much of the world, so a good topic for a page of puns.  Here are some pigeon jokes.  And if you like pigeons, this story might interest you about Paddy the Pigeon, a decorated war hero. Of course, these jokes come with no guarantee of hilarity or […]

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Sunny Jokes

X Factor

It’s been a delightfully sunny week in the UK, which is more of a surprise in late June for some than it should be, so what better topic for a page of puns than sunny jokes. It’s been an effort even typing them in this weather. As normal, these come with no guarantee of hilarity […]

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BTCC Croft Rounds 2018

BTCC at Croft 2018

Last weekend saw the British Touring Car Championship head north for the BTCC Croft Rounds 2018, and North Yorkshire provided a beautifully sunny few days for the teams and drivers, ensuring that the crowds were out for some fantastic racing. As normal, the support series included the Clio Cup, British F4, the Ginetta GT4 Supercup […]

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Gambling Jokes


The topics for this week’s puns and one liners is gambling jokes. I should add that I’m not much of a gambler; the biggest wagers I seem to make are playing 2p machines at seaside resorts, so I am far from an expert in the topic. As normal, these come with no guarantee of hilarity […]

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Download Festival 2018

Guns n Roses

Last weekend saw the Download Festival 2018 at Donington Park, and my annual visit to the circuit to listen to rock music rather than motor racing that usually takes me to the circuit. This year, the festival clashed with the BTCC round at Oulton Park, so rather than my normal three days at the festival, […]

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Snooker Jokes

telekinetic snooker

Looking back through some old posts, I realised there were lots of puns about snooker, but not a dedicated page, so this week’s one liners take the form of snooker jokes. As normal they come with no guarantee of hilarity or originality. If you’re a fan of snooker and enjoy watching it on British TV, […]

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