Pun in the field

Yesterday’s Zippy:

Our Pinhead puns on corny: his corny ideas have to do with corn.

For the other sense, see NOAD2:

trite, banal, or mawkishly sentimental: it sounds corny, but as soon as I saw her I knew she was the one. ORIGIN 1930s: from an earlier sense ‘rustic, appealing to country folk.’

Cornpone (not in NOAD2 in other than its food sense) has a similar range of uses.

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