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Plays on words

Here are entered works on the act or instance of playing upon words or speech sounds, especially to achieve a humorous or rhetorical effect. Works on games in which players compete in forming, thinking of, or guessing words according to a set of rules are entered under Word games.

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  • Play of words
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Filed under: Plays on words Filed under: Puns and punning Filed under: Puns and punning -- History and criticism

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