Are there any other puns in this form?
Nope, that’s it.
“He had the apartment up front and she had the flat behind.”
“I took her out in a canoe, but she criticized my singing and I paddled her back.”
These are pretty old. I’m sure there are a lot more.
There was also the guy who wanted to help the Save the San Andreas foundation, so he was generous to a fault.
Beethoven wrote this in four flats. He had to move three times before he finished it. (thank you Victor Borge)
“People say I’m generous to a fault. I have a thousand faults, and I’m generous to every one of them.” --Steve Allen
I’m reminded of the show Win Ben Stein’s Money. Every question had its own category, and every one of them involved some sort of pun/world play. The writers were genii.
“Throw a sponge in the water, and you’ll see something swell!”
Q) Why is American Beer like making love in a canoe?
A) Because there’s a B in Both and an N in Neither.
If I said you had a beautiful body, would you hold it against me?
She said the elevator was broken, so I gave her a lift.
He turned on his heels and switched off the light.
(Sign in a bar)
Liquor up front, poker in the rear.
Let’s add some fun to this baseball game: the men kiss the woman on the strikes, and the women kiss the men on the balls.
So it’s not because it’d f*cking close to water?
He asked for my trunk so I gave him the boot.
He said it was a booger, but it’s not.
Song title: She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft)
Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.
(I love that one, because of the parallel structure, and what makes it works is that “time/fruit”, “flies” and “like” are different parts of speech in the 2 parts.)
I was walking along a narrow mountain path when I met a woman.
I couldn’t decide whether to toss her off or block her passage.
(Max Miller; Royal Variety performance, I believe)