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Pause Ponder and Pun #57

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Ponder...

Pun!

See you Saturday.

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You've got me stumped.

I can't think of anything. - G
Quirkyloon said…
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00dozo said…
According to Willy, size does matter!
00dozo said…
Willy neglects to heed Gulliver's warning about recoil.
Moooooog35 said…
The day the Oompa Loompas decided they weren't gonna take Willy Wonka's shit any more.
Moooooog35 said…
"I know what you're thinking. Did I fire six cats, or only five..."
LOTGK said…
You gotta ask yourself this question. Do you feel lucky. Well, do ya punk?
LOTGK said…
If you think my gun is big, wait till you get a look at my bazooka.
renalfailure said…
The Overcompensator fires bullets the size of soda cans and is guaranteed to drown out the haunting memory of everyone in high school laughing at you because you didn't get pubes until you were 17.
skeeter said…
When this baby goes off, we're gonna see some really serious SHIT!
Boom Boom Larew said…
Moooooog's small stature didn't stop him from entering the Thankgiving turkey shoot.
I know what you're thinking. "Did he fire six shots or only five?" Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement I kind of lost track myself. But being as this is a 1,044 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean off, you've got to ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky? Well, do ya, punk?
Jim decided that he'd finally had enough of the Jolly Green Giant.
Ziva said…
Bill was delighted when he finally found a gun that really helped him make the most of his Second Amendment rights.
And then the little guys got drunk and played a game of Lilliputian Roulette.
Tgoette said…
Ever the sportsman, Major Connelly proudly proclaimed that henceforth he would only hunt elephants with a revolver.

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