2

I have puns that I don't get it and actually need them for translating an essay. can anyone help me, please?

this is the puns:

1) “Have you heard about the guy whose whole left side was cut off? He’s all right now.”

and

2) “Did you hear about the par-a-dox? . . . Doctor Shapiro and Doctor Miller.”

migrated from english.stackexchange.com Apr 26 '18 at 0:55

This question came from our site for linguists, etymologists, and serious English language enthusiasts.

8

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).

1

1) He's all right [okay] [only has a right side]

2) paradox [pair of docs/doctors]

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.