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The Pun Also Rises

How the Humble Pun Revolutionized Language, Changed History, and Made Wordplay More Than Some Antics

by John Pollack

Hardcover, 212 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $22.50 |

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The Pun Also Rises
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How the Humble Pun Revolutionized Language, Changed History, and Made Wordplay More Than Some Antics
Author
John Pollack

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Provides a light-hearted exploration of puns, including the brain science and history behind them, as well as how they play out in pop culture.

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Not Jest For Pun: A Surprising History Of Wordplay

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