I was talking to someone about puns and she said that it's a play on words, e.g. "those two pears are a pear of green balls" (sorry about the awful example, I couldn't think of any others on the spot)...
“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream”- Is there a term that describes this 'word play'?
What is the term that describes the word play found below? “I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream” Another example might be the punchline: "Orange you glad to see me"?
What is the meaning, or fun of the pun in the line, “H.D. was the youthful butt of excruciating jokes, or eggscruciating yolks”?
I came across the line, “In the orphanage he shared with Puss, H.D. was the youthful butt of excruciating jokes (or eggscruciating yolks).” in Time magazine’s review of the newly released animation, “...
What rhetorical device is the following statement using? She wears mink all day and fox all night. It's not a pun, it's not a syllepsis. Is there a word for false-puns of this sort?