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Away with words

Joe Berkowitz

Away with words

an irreverent tour through the world of pun competitions

by Joe Berkowitz

  • 322 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Puns and punning,
  • Competitions,
  • American wit and humor

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWay with words
    StatementJoe Berkowitz
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 pages
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27238391M
    ISBN 100062495607
    ISBN 109780062495600
    OCLC/WorldCa985014290

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