Lustig Andrei wrote:
puns r stupid and are about the lowest form of humor/ Below even the much hated , knock-knock joke.
Couldn't disagree with you more. In my experience the only people who keep insisting that puns are "the lowest form of humor" are those who are totally incapable of thinking up any puns and much of the time don't even understand the puns that somebody else has come up with. In other words their revulsion stems from a deep-seated inferiority complex which is disguised as an elitist air of superiority to such a "low" form of humor.
Sorry, farmer, but there it is.
Since you would like my opinion on this matter, I do not care for puns, since in my opinion, it just bores me, wastes my time, and makes me think that the genius of Woody Allen, Jackie Gleason, Gracie Allen, Steve Allen, and a whole bunch of other comics, is only cheapened by a pun. Satuday Night Live would not have existed, if it relied on the pun. The pun is just no fun (shades of Seinfeld humor, possibly?).
I would not waste my time on thinking up a pun. I put the pun in the same class of humor as the riddle. Only the riddle has a panache of thinking for an answer.
Sorry, Lustig, but there it is.