Dinosaur puns

From Chris Waigl, this Sticky Comics as a birthday gift:

Punning phrasal overlap portmanteaus (well, the second is a bit more complicated).

Give it a try, triceratops. I love school, woolly mammoth. Say please, plesiosaur. With appropriate graphics.

About the strip, from the cartoonist (who draws on all sorts of paper, especially sticky notes):

Sticky Comics is my (mostly) humorous bunch of random drawings, scrawlings, and comics.

My name is Christiann MacAuley. I write and draw everything on this site. I have a pretty wide bunch of far flung interests and hobbies, from studying German and history to writing novels to technology to outdoorsy stuff and more. I live near Washington, DC and am an avid party animal when I’m not just alone being silly. Cartooning makes me laugh, which is one of my favorite things to do ever.


4 Responses to “Dinosaur puns”

  1. the ridger Says:

    Since “school” and “wool” don’t rhyme for me, that one fails, but I can easily see the other two on wall posters in an elementary school!

    • arnold zwicky Says:

      They don’t rhyme for me, either; the word play is strictly orthographic.

      This is also the odd one out in that it juxtaposes mammoths to dinosaurs, but all they share is being extinct animals.

  2. the ridger Says:

    That used to bug me about the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Their mentor told them about their machines “Their powers are drawn from the ancient creatures you know as dinosaurs” but two of them were mammals!

  3. J is for Just Do It! | You Know How People Talk Says:

    […] So I am going to channel my inner dinosaur and give it a try-ceratops (bad pun courtesy of Arnold Zwicky […]

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