Prof. J. Ernesto Lisboa Moreno Whale whale  whale What do we have here? Puns
What is a pun? Prof. J. Ernesto Lisboa Moreno It is  the usually humorous use of a word in such a way as to suggest two or...
Prof. J. Ernesto Lisboa Moreno Whale whale  whale Sounds similar to Well well well
Prof. J. Ernesto Lisboa Moreno Let’s see another example I wanted to lose weight so I went to the paint store. I heard  I ...
Prof. J. Ernesto Lisboa Moreno Now it’s  your  turn A man wanting to borrow another man's newspaper asks, "Are you fi...
Prof. J. Ernesto Lisboa Moreno Here  is  another  one What do basketball players and babies have in common?  They both dri...
Prof. J. Ernesto Lisboa Moreno And  another  example Hi Jack ! I was arrested at the airport. just because I was greeting ...
Prof. J. Ernesto Lisboa Moreno And  one last  example Tense Strained One day an English grammar teacher was looking ill. A...
Prof. J. Ernesto Lisboa Moreno That’s  all  folks, thank you
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  1. 1. Prof. J. Ernesto Lisboa Moreno Whale whale whale What do we have here? Puns
  2. 2. What is a pun? Prof. J. Ernesto Lisboa Moreno It is 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 . Source: Merriam-Webster Dictionary.
  3. 3. Prof. J. Ernesto Lisboa Moreno Whale whale whale Sounds similar to Well well well
  4. 4. Prof. J. Ernesto Lisboa Moreno Let’s see another example I wanted to lose weight so I went to the paint store. I heard I could get thinner there. Where is the pun here? Thinner Get thinner: To slim down a liquid used especially to thin paint
  5. 5. Prof. J. Ernesto Lisboa Moreno Now it’s your turn A man wanting to borrow another man's newspaper asks, "Are you finished?" The other man replies, "No, I'm Norwegian finished To be over , done with an activity It sounds similar to the nationality Finnish
  6. 6. Prof. J. Ernesto Lisboa Moreno Here is another one What do basketball players and babies have in common? They both dribble. Dribble
  7. 7. Prof. J. Ernesto Lisboa Moreno And another example Hi Jack ! I was arrested at the airport. just because I was greeting my cousin Jack. All that I said was "Hi Jack!", but very loud. Greeting: Hello Jack ! Hijack: seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination.
  8. 8. Prof. J. Ernesto Lisboa Moreno And one last example Tense Strained One day an English grammar teacher was looking ill. A student asked, "What's the matter?" "Tense," answered the teacher, describing how he felt. The student paused, then continued, "What was the matter? What has been the matter? What might have been the matter... ? Inflected forms in the conjugation of a verb that indicates the time
  9. 9. Prof. J. Ernesto Lisboa Moreno That’s all folks, thank you

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