Image of the Week #17: Prometheus UnPunned
What Is ItA joke from the Wellesley News, the student newspaper of Wellesley College, from the late 1910s.
Why I Find It InterestingI love me a good pun. I remember always liking bad jokes but it was the language teacher in sixth grade who introduced me to the word, "pun." I can't remember his name, but he gave us a potpourri of languages so that we could decide which language we wanted to pursue in 7th and 8th grade. He took a particular liking/disliking to me since I was (to no one's surprise) a bit of a smart-ass. After one remark, he made me go home and find out what "pun" means and I've been using it ever sense. So, present me with a pun, and I'll be your new best friend. Make that pun a reference to Frankenstein and it's like hitting triple word score on Scrabble (or Words With Friends for you, youngin's).
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