Yet another pun

Today seems to be pun day. Passed on by Barbara Need on Facebook, this Bizarro from 2009:


Groan: phero- vs. pharaoh. These are homonyms for some speakers, near-homonyms for others (who have have [æ] in pharaoh and a higher vowel, [ɛ] or [e], in phero-).

One Response to “Yet another pun”

  1. eric zwicky Says:

    “the pharaohmones” would be a good name for a band.

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