On the pun watch

Today’s Rhymes With Orange:

Groan. Ate for hate, sounding Cockney.

As always, understanding the cartoon requires all sorts of cultural and factual knowledge, in this case about the practice of marriage therapy and about the habits of the praying mantis.

And in a teaser head on the front page of the NYT on3/27/13:

Off the Eaten Track

Red Hook, Brooklyn, offers a wild array of tastes and food trends.

A play on the idiom off the beaten track, here referring to eating off the beaten track.


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