Outdoors Puns

  • Colorful Collision

    purpleA blue ship crashed with a red ship.

    The survivors were marooned.

  • Dolphin

    Porpoise punA research group on sea mammals captured a rather odd porpoise on one of its trips. Its peculiarity was that it had feet. After they had photographed and measured the poor thing, they prepared to set it free.

    "Wait a minute," said one of the researchers, "Wouldn't it be a kindness if our ship's doctor here were to amputate the feet so that it would be like other porpoises?"

    "Not on your life," exclaimed the doctor, "That would be defeeting the porpoise."

  • Earthquake Theory

    professor in class"The professor discovered that his theory of earthquakes was on shaky ground."

  • Elevation Humor

    mountain hillsMountains aren't just funny. They are hill areas.

  • Elevation Pun

    plateau flatteryA plateau: the highest form of flattery.

  • Falling for Ewe

    Lamb PunWhat do you call a herd of sheep tumbling down a hill?

    A lambslide of course.

  • Heroes

    rowing a row boat.Heroes: What a guy in a boat does.

  • Johann Strauss

    hiker snowJohann Strauss was an avid mountain climber who once waltzed himself into deep trouble. He lost his footing and found himself hanging by his fingertips over a bottomless gorge.

    Another climber heroically came to his rescue and just managed to grab Johann by a strap of his backpack to save the Maestro's life.

    Since then, the act of trying to get out of a seemingly hopeless situation has come to be known as grasping at Strauss.

  • Night-time Discovery

    nightI stayed up all night to see where the sun went. Then it dawned on me.

  • Park Pun

    Playing at a playgroundWe took my sons, ages seven and five, up to Friendship Park for a picnic.

    My seven year old read the sign with all the playground rules to his brother.

    "Do not jump on the merry-go-round when in motion."

    "Go down the slide while sitting, only."

    "Only one child on a swing at a time."

  • Treasure Pun

    pirate punA pirate captain was out to retrieve his buried treasure.

    After months of hard sailing, his ship caught sight of land, the land to which his treasure map had been leading. He and his first mate disembarked on the island to search out the buried treasure, which was supposed to lie hidden deep within a swamp at the center of the island.

  • Weather Fail

    fogI tried to catch fog yesterday. Mist!

  • Winter Twilight

    snowmanWhat do you get when you cross a snowman and a vampire?