Category: Comment Threads of Interest

I noticed this item on Amazon yesterday. Being the oddball of the linguistics crowd, I immediately latched onto the wording of “DEWALT DG5101 Small Technician’s Pouch”.  I couldn’t help thinking that it was made with small technicians in mind.  I posed a fake question (you have to scroll down to see the questions): Read More ➥

Swalwell did a good deed today.
It is truly painful to watch the impeachment hearings when Devin Nunes (R-Fresno), a putative dairy farmer, keeps stepping in meadow muffins… Read More ➥

Nothing attracts commenters more than a pun thread

Here are more punny comments by native wits who frequent one of the news sites I read. Read More ➥

Commenters agree: The Earth Sucks
Funny, I haven’t changed my opinion of the theory of gravity either. I must just be stubborn I guess.
I don’t now, I’m a bit up in the air about it. Read More ➥

From throwing rocks into the Grand Canyon to Dorothy Parker
A series of comments on a recent news article.
We visited the Grand Canyon when I was a kid. I remember a ranger telling us why we shouldn‘t throw rocks into the canyon: “If everybody did it, they’d fill up the canyon.” Read More ➥

Comment threads of news items can be pretty much echo chambers but every once in a while, someone posts a random comment that leads to a rich variety of punny responses. Witness this brilliant series: Read More ➥

Another bunch of native witz on a comment thread

Funny how the obverse [seeing an atheist sign on a car] is never taken into account – drive around my county in PA and count the number of Christian-message-exhorting signs, billboards, bumper stickers, fish symbols on businesses…you’ll get exhausted soon. Read More ➥

The following comment thread began in comments relating to a post about the hunk of junk Ken Ham calls a replica of Noah’s Ark. Read More ➥

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I lurk on various news and special interest forums. Occasionally the commenters get carried away with cascading puns.  For example: Read More ➥

Found in the comments of a recent article I read: Read More ➥