Have pun, will travel

Have pun, will travel

There once was a land called Punt. It was the birthplace of puns.  The most sophisticated, creative, nuanced and subtle form of humor is, of course, the pun.  A remaining few on the fringes of serious literature still try to deny this, but are not taken seriously. Articles in leading literary journals unequivocally insist that … Continue reading

Words at play

Words at play

It’s recess time for Ball and Volley, and guess what they’re playing out on the school yard. But Her and Sock are having trouble getting together for a game…and the spelling teacher is off in the break room and can’t help. Sitting on a bench, Clart, the new kid from the wealthy part of town, … Continue reading