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Contrapuntal Interlude

by Edgar Dale 1938

PUNS are popularly labeled as the lowest form of humor. They invariably invoke a groan, sometimes a smile, never a laugh. It is not my intention at this point to break a lance in defense of the pun. Personally, I believe that research would show that punsters are on the upper levels of intelligence as popularly measured, that verbal legerdemain is no mean ability.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 1 Number 1, 1938, p. 144-144
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 13651, Date Accessed: 8/22/2018 3:51:38 AM

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