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  1. wordplay
    The Food Puns in This Week’s Episode of The Good Place Are SpectacularKnish From a Rose! From Schmear to Eternity! Beignet and the Jets!
  2. An Excerpt from ‘Away with Words,’ by Joe BerkowitzWe’ve now reached the pun solstice, the verbal equinox. The Henry Pun-Off is six months away, a comfortably far-off X in next year’s calendar. […]
  3. Taylor Swifties, by Norman Birnbach“I never imagined I’d be so successful,” Taylor Swift said dreamily. “I loved the commercial I did with all those cats,” Taylor Swift […]
  4. Auctioneering School Courses, by Alonso CisnerosGentleman in the Back 101. Introductory course to the gentleman in the back. The class will culminate in learning the name of this man, his […]
  5. Wordplay
    We’ve Hit Peak ‘Sommelier’How long will it be before someone takes the title of bone-broth sommelier?
  6. Word Play
    Nonsense Names: The Rise of Restaurant GibberishEstela, Piora, Contra, All’onda, Narcissa, blah, blah, blah,
  7. the c word
    Welcome to the Dictionary, C-nty! Oh cunty day!
  8. most valuable stars 2013
    If the Most Valuable Stars Had Spooky, Scary Halloween Twitter NamesLeonardo DiCapitated, Bradley Spooker, Matt Demon, and more!
  9. wordplay
    The New Yorker Has Rejected All of Zach Galifianakis’s Cartoon CaptionsHe hasn’t been able to crack their esoteric formula.
  10. wordplay
    Did Conan O’Brien’s Influence Make the Barbarian Change the Pronunciation of His Name?It used to be “Co-NAN.” Now it’s “CO-nin.”
  11. wordplay
    Sofia Vergara Demonstrates How Best to Pronounce ‘Shia LaBeouf’“She-ya LeBooooof,” obviously.