Category Archive: pun

stuck on you

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s that time of year again… time for the Vantentine’s Day pun! I drew a little etegami of a heart-shaped cactus I saw years ago at the Arboretum in Ann… Continue reading

you are buddhaful

This is a long-overdue post, drafted in winter about a winter fruit called the Buddha’s Hand citron. I was reminded of this draft while catching up with the GastroPod podcast, which recently had… Continue reading

How about a grape?

Another pun for the week, following on the Japanese lemon pun… this one is again in Japanese, and reads “ぶどうひとつぶ、どう?” (budou hitotsubu, dou?) and means, “How about a grape?” 

Nom-bee-ri

Nombeeri –のんビーり This card features a pun I made up in Japanese… The Japanese word is “nombiri” or “carefree.” I wrote the “bi” (ビー、pronounced “bee”) part in katakana, with the rest of the… Continue reading

outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend.

“Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.” Groucho Marx A couple of versions of this card… made for a friend… Continue reading

from the punny archive — my Valentine to you

Happy Valentine’s Day! Last year I had my bootie in gear — I published a series of punny Valentines, and even managed to make one for my man. This year he got a… Continue reading

Daikon

Rounding out my week of veggies with a daikon.  What’s a daikon, you ask? Only the most wonderful, sorta spicy, large radish in existence! I bought a daikon to make a daikon/carrot pickle… Continue reading

Zucchini

Starting out a week of veggie etegami, all painted to be sent out as thank yous! Today is a zucchini, one of the robust summer veggies that often overwhelm gardens and and plates… Continue reading

Give a fig

I love figs. I love puns. I love putting together figgy puns.

All fired up!

Happy Fourth of July! I’m sure people have all their grills fired up and their fireworks ready to be fired up.