PUN

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PUN

Abbreviation for:
plasma urea nitrogen
patient unmet needs
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Puns, while highly useful, are also highly risky, as not all instructors will respond positively to their use.
Fay Weldon had been on the pun production line before she wrote her first novel.
It's the writer and performer's second annual pun contest at the O2 ABC on Saturday, during which eight contestants will pit their wit and wordplay in an attempt to be crowned the Champi-pun of the Word.
The present set of data comprises puns produced by the three female characters identified above, who prove to belong to a distinct category of punsters.
Whereas, a pun, to qualify as a pun, involves ambiguity.
An antanaclasis is a pun in which a word is repeated with a different meaning each time and the example of that kind of a pun is (Your argument is sound, nothing but sound).
You get your standard gags, puns and the like; then there's the props which are introduced one by one from his giant black sports bag.
Unlike the literary criticism, offering a remarkable insight into the character and function of punning practices in many authors (with Shakespeare holding the lead), linguistically-oriented scholarship emerges comparatively fragmentary, leaving puns a largely unexplored domain.
The Buckleys were so busy making up puns and trying to do tongue twisters that they didn't notice what was up ahead.
The calculation c (m+n0)/p considers the length of time it takes to build up the joke, the number of puns and how many times a character falls over.
IT'S great being a headline writer because puns become second nature.
Whether rooted in this spiritualism or in puns visual and verbal, the potential for poetic transformation dances along Sol'Sax's jagged political edges.