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posted by Naomi

Does anybody know what wordplay means or what pun lines are??
thanks

  1. SraJMcGin

    Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Did you look them up in a good dictionary? Here's what the online dictionary says:

    1. wordplay http://feinstein.senate.gov/public/

    2. pun Main Entry: [1]pun
    Pronunciation: 'p&n
    Function: noun
    Etymology: perhaps from Italian puntiglio fine point, quibble —more at PUNCTILIO
    Date: 1662
    : the usually humorous use of a word in such a way as to suggest two or more of its meanings or the meaning of another word similar in sound

    Examples:

    1. http://www.wordplayer.com/

    2. (Broken Link Removed)

    3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Word_play

    4. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pun

    5. http://www.punoftheday.com/

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