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ESL forum > Grammar and Linguistics > Punography    


United States

Those of you with advanced students might be able to use these. You might use them as converstion starters. Have the students discuss the pun and how it works.
I didn t write these. I found them on Facebook (but with some spelling errors which I corrected).
I tried to catch some fog. I mist.
When chemists die, they barium.
Jokes about German sausage are the wurst.
A soldier who survived mustard gas and pepper spray is now a seasoned veteran.
I know a guy who s addicted to brake fluid. He says he can stop anytime.
How does Moses make tea? Hebrews it.
I stayed up all night to see where the sun went. Then it dawned on me.
This girl said she recognized me from the vegetarian club, but I d never met herbivore.
I m reading a book about anti-gravity. I can t put it down.
I did a theatrical performance about puns. It was a play on words.
They told me I had Type A blood, but it was a Type O.
A dyslexic man walks into a bra.
PMS jokes aren t funny. Period.
Why were the Indians here first? They had a reservation.
Class trip to the Coca-Cola factory. i hope there s no pop quiz.
Energizer Bunny arrested: Charged with battery.
I didn t like my beard at first. Then it grew on me.
How do you make holy water? Boil the hell out of it.
What do you call a dinosaur with an extensive vocabulary? A thesaurus.
When you get a bladder infection, urine trouble.
What does a clock do when it s hungry? It goes back four seconds.
I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger. Then it hit me.
Broken pencils are pointless.

6 Mar 2013      


hahaha! great puns, Bruce!! Thanks for sharing!

6 Mar 2013     


It s fantastic Bruce! Thank you for sharing. I love puns not only in English but also in my mother tongue and Italian! Unfortunately, only the minority of my intermediate and advanced students liked them... most of them considered it boring.... a pity...

6 Mar 2013     


Brilliant puns, thanks Bruce!!! Thumbs Up

6 Mar 2013     


Great puns ,Bruce!Thank you!Clap

6 Mar 2013     

United States

Those are a Hoot - Bruce - thanks for sharing!


6 Mar 2013     


My husband (here in Israel) read the exact same list out to me this morning, he also saw them on facebook....the world does become smaller!!

6 Mar 2013     

United Kingdom

These are great. Thanks for sharing them, Bruce.

6 Mar 2013     

maryse pey


6 Mar 2013     



6 Mar 2013     


hilarious!  Big smile

6 Mar 2013