A small fragment of a manuscript believed to be part of the lost play “Ye Olde Punnery” by Willhebe Jigglepike has been unearthed at the bottom of a centuries-
Linguocarbon dating of the parchment
Textual analysis using Swadesh-
Despite the uncertain dating, several scholars have noted the uncharacteristic, almost anachronistic use of language seen in the brief dialogue. Dan T. Redonne, of Ἠχώ Λαλαλαλιά Πανεπιστήμιο, Greece, provided SpecGram Wire Services with the following expert opinion: “Note the uncharacteristic, almost anachronistic use of language seen in the brief dialogue”
Unsurprisingly, experts remain divided on both the authenticity and the importance of the find. In keeping with SpecGram Wire Service’s mottos of “We Report, You Decide Whether to Believe Us” and “Fairly Unbalanced” we are providing a transcript of the fragment:
...ain itself because it is pain.
What do you call runic erotica? Þornography.
You wynn the daily pun prize!
Always an admirable goal, but not to them that hold puns as the lowest form of humor. Indeed, it’s little known that among some of the more religious-
And of course, there was rivalry between Saint Alvin and those monks who preferred to make sweet dishes to be served after the main repast who called themselves the Dessert Fathers.
Get thee to a punne...
That’s all, folks!