The Best 61 Word Play Jokes

Following is our collection of funny Word Play jokes. There are some word play wordplay jokes no one knows (to tell your friends) and to make you laugh out loud.

Take your time to read those puns and riddles where you ask a question with answers, or where the setup is the punchline. We hope you will find these word play ghetto word of the day puns funny enough to tell and make people laugh.

Top 10 of the Funniest Word Play Jokes and Puns

A 2nd grade class just gets in from recess...

The teacher tells the class they're going to do a spelling assignment that relates to what they did for recess. "If you can come up to the board and write the word I give you, you'll get a gold star for the day," the teacher explains. "Tommy, what'd you do for recess?" she asks the first student. "Well," Tommy begins, "I played in the sand box with Suzy!" "Okay great. If you can come to the board and spell the word 'sand' I'll give you a gold star." So Tommy goes up to the board, spells 'sand' and gets a gold star for the day. Then the teacher asks Suzy, "Suzy, what'd you do for recess today?" So Suzy answers, "like Tommy said, we played in the sand box together." "Okay," the teacher thinks, "if you can come up to the board and spell 'box' I'll give you a gold star. So Suzy spells 'box' and gets a gold star for the day. Then the teacher asks the third student, "Tyrone, what'd you do for recess today?" "Well I wanted to play in the sand box with Tommy and Suzy but they wouldn't let me," Tyrone answers. "Oh no!" says the teacher, "That's terrible! Do you know what that's called? That's called 'racial discrimination.' If you can come up to the board and spell 'racial discrimination' I'll give you a gold star."

A guy is sitting in a bar when a great looking woman comes over to him.

He's really excited, but it immediately comes clear that she is a hooker. She says, "Hey, handsome. Want to play a game? Here is how it works. I'll do absolutely anything you want for three hundred dollars, as long as you can say it in three words."
The guy thinks for a minute. Then he pulls his wallet out of his pocket, lays three hundred dollar bills on the bar, and says, "Paint my house."

Dramatic performance

I once had a dramatic performance on the subject of puns, but then I realized it was just a play on words.

Word Play joke, Dramatic performance

Last day for your taxes

A man walked into a restaurant with his young son. He gave the young boy 3 nickels to play with to keep him occupied.
Suddenly, the boy started choking, going blue in the face. The father realized the boy had swallowed the nickels and started slapping him on the back. The boy coughed up 2 of the nickels, but kept choking.
Looking at his son, the father panicked and shouted for help.
A well-dressed, attractive, and serious looking woman in a blue business suit was sitting at the coffee bar reading a
newspaper and sipping a cup of coffee. At the sound of the commotion, she looked up, put her coffee cup down, neatly folded the newspaper and placed it on the counter, got up from her seat and made her way, unhurried, across the restaurant.
Reaching the boy, the woman carefully dropped his pants, took hold of the boy's testicles and started to squeeze and twist, gently at first and then ever so firmly.
After a few seconds the boy convulsed violently and coughed up the last nickel, which the woman deftly caught in her free hand.
Releasing the boy's testicles, the woman handed the nickel to the father and walked back to her seat at the coffee bar without saying a word.
As soon as he was sure that his son had suffered no ill effects, the father rushed over to the woman and started thanking her saying, "I've never seen anybody do anything like that before, it was fantastic. Are you a doctor? "
No," the woman replied, "I'm with the Internal Revenue Service."

What do you call a Psychic Compromise?

A Happy Medium.

Sorry, a played around with the wording of this a lot and couldn't find anything better. Please suggest a better phrasing.


So I went to a production about puns today...

...it was basically just a play, on words.

What's the difference between a pun and a copy of Cliff's Notes?

A pun is a play on words, while Cliff's notes are a word on plays

Word Play joke, What's the difference between a pun and a copy of Cliff's Notes?

Play on Words

I really want to come up with a play on words but I don't know how it will do in front of an audience.

Did you hear? Broadway is making a theatrical production on puns!

It's going to be a *huge* play on words!

On long plane trip, a woman is sitting next to a lawyer. She wants to sleep, but the lawyer does not stop talking...

*"Let's play a game"* - he suggests.

The woman ignores him.

*"To make it interesting"* - he continues - *"if I answer incorrectly to your question, I'll pay you $50. If you answer incorrectly to my question, you pay me $5."*

The woman agrees, and the lawyer asks the first question.

*"What is the distance between Earth and the Moon?"*

The woman hands him $5. Now it's her turn.

*"What goes up a hill with three legs and comes down with four?"*

The lawyer is astonished. He frantically surfs the Internet, searches his pocket encyclopedia and asks his scientist friends. He finds nothing. Hours later, when finally giving up looking for the answer, he wakes the woman, hands her $50 and asks:

*"So, what is the answer?"*

Without saying a word, she hands him $5 and goes back to sleep.

**

My Grandfather's Favorite Joke [word play]

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A group of actors performed an on stage reading of the Oxford dictionary.

The audience wasn't too enthralled with a play on words.

A priest, a doctor, and an engineer

were waiting one morning for a particularly slow group of golfers. The engineer fumed, "What's with those guys? We must have been waiting for fifteen minutes!"

The doctor chimed in, "I don't know, but I've never seen such inept golf!"

The priest said, "Here comes the green-keeper. Let's have a word with him."

He said, "Hello George, what's wrong with that group ahead of us? They're rather slow, aren't they?"

The green-keeper replied, "Oh, yes. That's a group of blind firemen. They lost their sight saving our clubhouse from a fire last year, so we always let them play for free anytime."

The group fell silent for a moment.

The priest said, "That's so sad. I think I will say a special prayer for them tonight."

The doctor said, "Good idea. I'm going to contact my ophthalmologist colleague and see if there's anything he can do for them."

The engineer said, "Why can't they play at night?"

I was playing a quiet game of Scrabble with a friend

and he's a very sore loser. He was losing so badly, that he got extremely angry, picked up the bag and started throwing words beginning with 'th' at me.

I managed to dodge this, there and then. But I did not see that coming.

A pun, a play on words, and a limerick walk into a bar. No joke.

The joke wasn't there because it was busy parking the car

I caught my girl cheating with my best friend on my new leather couch...

Of course I yelled at him.. He's not allowed on the couch.

(Made this one up this morning.. Still playing with the wording)

Word Play joke, I caught my girl cheating with my best friend on my new leather couch...

Making an analogy that references itself is like good word play.

You don't do it anytime you want. You have to have a good reason to go metaphor.

Have you ever seen Puns: The Musical?

If not, you really should. It's a great play on words.

I asked my brother why he was taking a dictionary and thesaurus to his theater rehearsal.

He said it was a play on words.


I recently saw a Broadway production about the origin of language

It was just a play on words

Have you seen the new Broadway production about the dictionary?

It's a great play on words.

Silly Grandad

Johns Grandad comes over to look after him for the day. John goes outside and plays with the neighbors kid, a bit later he comes in and asks "Grandad, whats it called when two people sleep in one room one on top of the other?" Grandad replies "I've got to be honest with you, you are 8 now, its called intercourse and thats how you make babys." ten minutes later John returns "Freds mum said its called bunkbeds, and she needs a word with you"

My daughter was playing hopscotch by herself...

So my daughter was playing hopscotch, and recited the words "*Step on a crack, and break your mother's back"

And then my wife's back bent over, I then shouted at her to stop playing, but she continued and then recited "*Step on a line and break your father's spine*"

And then the neighbor next door shouted in agony with his back bent.

Romeo & Juliet.doc...

...is a play on Word.

Playing Scrabble is like talking to women...

You spend the whole time looking at the rack trying to form words.

"Hey, you know where there's a theater around here?"

The man responds "Yeah, just around the corner and a block down. You plan on seeing a performance?"

The blonde answers "Yep, a friend told me about a comedic play called 'Puns', apparently is based around words, whatever that means."

"Wait, what exactly did your friend tell you?"

"That he really likes 'Puns': a funny play on words"

The President-Elect has recently begun learning how to play bridge with the help of master bridge players. it turns out, the President-Elect's plays are far superior to those of his peers. In other words...

Trump's trumps trump Trump's trumps' trumps.

Hey, do you guys know the name of that theatrical performance of the Dictionary?

All I know is that it was a play on words...

"Dad, how did you come up with my brother's name, 'Legab'?"

"Is it a variation of 'Gabriel' or something?"

"Ah... no sweetie. As you know, your Mom loves bagels so we decided to play with that word".

"Oh... ok. Thanks, Dad!"

"You're welcome, Lana".

Once I performed a stage show that was nothing but puns.

The critics panned it as merely being a "play on words".

My school did a performance last year called "The Dictionary"

Turns out it was just a play on words.

Ten reasons why hockey is better than women

1: In hockey, everyone likes rough.

2: You only get 5 minutes for fighting.

3: Puck is not a dirty word.

4: You don't have to play in the neutral zone.

5: It is possible to score a few times a night.

6: When you "pull the goalie," nobody gets pregnant.

7: Missing teeth doesn't stop you from scoring.

8: You can always get new wood if your stick breaks.

9: The Zamboni cleans up your mess.

10: Periods last twenty minutes!

I was playing scrabble and my dad played the word 'stneve'

Needless to say, it was an unexpected turn of events.

There was a Broadway performance about puns...

But don't get too excited. It was just a play on words.

Now that there is a musical about Alexander Hamilton, I'm going to make a Musical about the founding of the Webster's English Dictionary

It's going to be a play on words

Donald Trump really loves word games.

If you listen to his speech patterns, it's clear that he's playing Mad Libs.

I was invited to Broadway show called Vocabulary and I had to go.

I never pass up a good play on words.

What do they say about a guy who takes credit for other's witty word play?

He has puns of steal.

2 spies in an interrogation room

The interrogator sat in front of them and asked for names.

Spy A says to the other

"Whatever you do, dont say a word"

A few seconds later Spy B said

"Fdugyop"

The Spy A looked at Spy B and said

"what did just say?"

Spy B replied

"Oh when we played scrabble you said '*thats not a word*' and NOW its a word"

I'm writing a script for a show called "Pun".

Pretty much, it's going to be a big Play on words.

I want to write a show called "Pun". I'll have the script printed out and taped to the floor of the set.

It'll be a play on words.

I'm planning to put on a theatrical performance about puns.

I like producing word plays.

So apparently Pun was a movie from 1998.

Wait, scratch that, it's actually a play on words.

A pun, a play on words, and a limerick walk into a bar

No joke...

I wrote a stage show about puns.

It's a play on words.

So I saw a Broadway show about Dictionaries the other night.

I guess one could call it a Play on words .

I recently attended a Broadway show about Puns...

...it was a play on words.

In 8th grade english class I wrote a script titled "The Pun"

The very first set description in the script said that the stage was to be painted over with random words and phrases.

When I handed in the assignment, my teacher came up to me and asked: "Why is your script titled 'The Pun' and why is the floor covered with phrases?"

"Because my script is a play on words!"

A nights work...

A guy meets a sex workerΒ in a bar.

She says, "Hey, tonight is your lucky night. I've got a very special game for us to play. Tonight I'll do absolutely anything you want for Β£300 as long as you can say it in three words."

The guy replies, "Hey, why not?, you're on" So he proceeds to put Β£300Β on the bar from his wallet, and says to the sex worker slowly. "Paint…my….house."

Did you know that Shakespeare once made a performance about puns?

It was a play on words.

My brother has been writing a stage drama about a dictionary and a thesaurus. I'm really looking forward to it.

I love a play on words.

Told my wive 10 plays on words to see how many make her laugh.

No pun in ten did.

I'm writing a piece for the theatre.

It's called "Dictionary: A Play on Words"

My wife said "Why don't you write a book instead of stupid word play jokes?"

I said, "That's a novel idea."

I wrote a script about the dictionary for my local theatre

It's a play on words.

I have achieved my life's goal of writing an entire theatrical performance made up entirely of puns.

It's a play on words.

I once did a theater performance about writing puns....

It was a play on words

Romeo & Juliet.docx

It's a play on Word

A priest and an atheist are playing golf.

The priest is okay, but the atheist is shit. He keeps missing his shots. Every time he misses a shot, he says 'Damn, missed!' The priest got more and more agitated at the use of the word 'damn', and eventually snapped. He said, 'Do not use that word or God himself will strike you down!' There's an immediate ruble from the sky, and a bolt of lighting shoots down and vaporizes the priest into ash. A booming voice rings out across the golf course, striking fear into the golfers, and says:

'Damn, missed!'

I've been challenged to make a play on words with the word for a whole bunch of peaches in a basket.

Try as I might though, I just can't punnet.

My grandpa was very competitive...

My grandpa was so competitive with me and would always try to win any game we played. Baseball. Soccer. Even who could eat the most corn dogs.

But I'll never forget his last words to me as he was about to pass away, he look at me wide eyes and with his last breath he said…

… staring contest, go!

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