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Friday Frivolity – Puns

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I’m co-hosting Friday Frivolity for this month! Bear with me on this because it’s all new to me!

Today’s topic would be PUNS! There’s nothing better than a good pun in my opinion. But what is a pun I hear you ask? It’s a play on words usually in the form of one-liners. An example would be

Exit signs? They’re on the way out! ~ Tim Vine

My boss is good at puns… he normally gets one in on a daily basis. The trouble with puns is that I can never remember them so I can’t give you an example of one he’s said!

But the ultimate master of the pun, the king of the one-liners is Tim Vine. If you’ve not heard of him then you’re missing out. He is hilarious!

I first came across Tim Vine when I saw Not Going Out – a sitcom with Lee Mack. I also love Lee Mack, he’s another good one with the one-liners! Both of them together in that make me laugh so much!

Tim’s so good that he has won the award for the best joke at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2010 and 2014 and was runner up for years 2011, 2012 and 2013.

He also held the Guinness World Record for the most jokes told in an hour – having told 449 jokes in 60 minutes! That is A LOT of jokes!! Unfortunately someone else snatched that record away from him in November 2014.

One of my favourite Tim Vine one liners has to be this one though:

I was in this restaurant and I asked for something herby. They gave me a Volkswagen with no driver.

If you haven’t seen any of Tim’s stand up I would suggest you have a look at YouTube for some clips and if you still want more then he has a couple of DVDs out.

Now on to the Link-Up!

Friday Frivolity Superbowl / Football Memes Edition! (Sort of, Not Really... ;P) Plus the Friday Frivolity LINKY PARTY - the blog link-up for all things Fun, Funny, Happy, and Hopeful!

Featured Post from Last Week:In a fun twist, since we now have five hosts and co-hosts we will also have FIVE FEATURES…. but you will have to go check out the other four blogs to see if you were featured there!  😉  

THE HOSTS

Friday Frivolity Host Sarah Eliza from Devastate Boredom

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Sarah Eliza is on a mission to Devastate Boredom by living life with laughter and intention!  Her blog is your spot for Capsule Wardrobe how-to’s and inspiration, humor, encouragement, life-hacks, Read / DON’T Read book reviews, and more!  Check out her hysterical Pokemon Go post for funny memes and crazy real-life stories about the popular app!

Host, Lisa, Friday Frivolity Superbowl / Football Memes Edition! (Sort of, Not Really... ;P) Plus the Friday Frivolity LINKY PARTY - the blog link-up for all things Fun, Funny, Happy, and Hopeful!

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Lisa is an awesomely hilarious and authentic writer who marches to her own drum on her blog Syncopated Mama, providing an “un-labelly spot” for all the happily off-beat folks out there who have been wishing to find kindred spirits.  She shares her adventures building a natural home, teaching her adorbs daughter, establishing and refining positive communication skills, camping, creating, cooking, and so much more!  Her latest post is “Passport to Fun: Italy” — all the recipes, music suggestions, costumes and more that you’ll need for an awesome Staycation “trip” to Italy!

Host, Audrey, Friday Frivolity Superbowl / Football Memes Edition! (Sort of, Not Really... ;P) Plus the Friday Frivolity LINKY PARTY - the blog link-up for all things Fun, Funny, Happy, and Hopeful!

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Audrey is a wonderfully eclectic blogger, who not only can cook up a storm over on That Recipe, but also writes at Munofore – “MUsings NOt FOod RElated.”  Munofore touches on humor, parenting, crafting, holiday ideas, tutorials, and more!  One of her latest posts is the hilarious “Seven Things I Don’t Post on Facebook #SorryNotSorry” — a must-read for anyone who has ever rolled her eyes at a friend’s social media overshare!

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Jessica is an amazingly funny and smart blogger from Wales who writes at Babi a Fi on a whole range of topics — from entertaining vintage nostalgia, to technology tutorials, to book reviews, to raising her adorable munchkin, and so much more!  Her most recent post is her flash-fiction horror story “Secrets” — such fun shivers, and the story just won a magazine competition too!

Oh and then there’s me! I’m being welcomed to the #FridayFrivolity family and Co-Hosting for August:

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Rebecca is a fun and eclectic blogger who writes about family life in North Wales on her blog, Becster!  Her posts encompass parenting, travel, product reviews, tips for landlords, pop culture, and even her love of Formula 1 racing!  Her latest post is a peek into the life of Ginger Spice… hint:  Ginger showed up somewhere unexpected!  ;P

Calling all bloggers looking for an upbeat and supportive group of pals to join in hosting the weekly #FridayFrivolity par-tay!  We are hoping to add to our ranks of dedicated hosts and co-hosts, and would love for you to consider joining the fun!  Co-Hosts are welcome on a temporary basis (usually a month), while Hosts make a more ongoing commitment.  🙂  Swing by here to express interest and ask any questions!

Now time for the new stuff!

This a link-up for all things funny, fun, encouraging, hopeful, and happy.  That includes free printables, giveaways, and other fun stuff to make us SMILE and start the weekend off on the right foot.

If you’re here in search of fun and uplifting reading materials, skip the rules and just start clickin’!

Bloggy buddies, thanks for coming to par-tay!

You are welcome to link up to 3 posts, and old posts are always welcome!

There are three rules only:

Friday Frivolity Superbowl / Football Memes Edition! (Sort of, Not Really... ;P) Plus the Friday Frivolity LINKY PARTY - the blog link-up for all things Fun, Funny, Happy, and Hopeful!

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4 Comments

  • Reply Jess Powell

    I love Tim Vine! I really enjoy all the panel shows and stuff – Dave is our go to TV channel.

    It’s great to have you on board with #FridayFrivolity too! 😀

    August 5, 2016 at 1:40 pm
    • Reply Becster

      Yes we enjoy Dave as well! Best of all is that they’ve brought Red Dwarf back! 🙂 But Tim Vine is fab!

      It’s good to be involved! 😀

      August 5, 2016 at 10:22 pm
  • Reply Lisa Healy

    So glad to have you join us! I’m not familiar with Tim Vine, but that Herbie line had me cracking up, so I’ll definitely have to check him out!

    August 6, 2016 at 1:46 am
  • Reply Melinda Mitchell

    Hi Becster, this is PurpleSlob. I signed in with the wrong thing, oh well!
    Sarah Eliza commanded, er asked us to come by and say hi. “Hi!”
    Herby- classic!! lol
    Welcome to Friday Frivolity!

    August 7, 2016 at 5:37 am
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