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I have puns that I don't get it and actually need them for translating an essay. Can anyone help me, please?
- “Have you heard about the guy whose whole left side was cut off? He’s all right now.”
- “Did you hear about the par-a-dox? . . . Doctor Shapiro and Doctor Miller.”
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asked Apr 26, 2018 at 0:46
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1) All right (only has a right side) = Alright (not in any danger/fine).
2) Par-a-dox (paradox) = Pair of docs (two doctors are being referred to).
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answered Apr 26, 2018 at 2:09
1) He's all right [okay] [only has a right side]
2) paradox [pair of docs/doctors]
answered Apr 26, 2018 at 0:52
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