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Fishing for Puns

Adwait Joshi
2 min readDec 21, 2020

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I like puns.

Especially puns involving fish names. I am a sucker for them.

I do keep herring names of fish names that are funny. And today, I have decided to try my loach with them Fish Puns.

It would, of course, be mighty shellfish (ok, that one’s from “How I met your Mother.” So, don’t sue me.) on my part to keep these to myself. So here are some Oysters of wisdom or Salmon of knowledge, if you will. (*Please do click on the links. They’ve pedagogical benefits. )

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What did the bully fish do? He beat the carp out of that fish.

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What do you call a not-so-bright fish? A Dhufish.

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What fish talks intelligibly? Gibberfish

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What did the fisherman do when they couldn’t catch any? They louvar their expectations.

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What do you call a fish that successfully escaped the net? A high- Flier.

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Few fish decided to form a committee. First to join were the Flounder members.

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What do you call the moment when a fish comes to some sort of revelation or truth about themselves? The Opah Moment

Now, I might keep updating this list as I cast a wider net. If you know of any more, let minnow.

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