TITLE

Christmas puns, fun intended

AUTHOR(S)
Breen, Barry
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Eureka Street;12/21/2013, Vol. 23 Issue 24, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the history of punning, a form of world play that suggests two or more meanings through exploiting multiple word meanings or similar-sounding words, and its traditional practice during Christmas season in Australia. It mentions that newspaper editor's responsibility for infuriating wits and for article heading fit for Christmas pun. It also emphasizes on the social factors affecting the word play which brings enjoyment to its players.
ACCESSION #
94733376

 

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