The witty exploitation of the meanings and ambiguities of words, especially in puns: so many of the jokes are based on wordplay
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- But instead of name calling and personal attacks, the weapons of choice are logic, wordplay and witty repartee.
- No, stop it, George - really, you're killing us with your witty wordplay.
- However, anyone up for catchy tunes and witty wordplay will be rewarded by this album's warm left-field charm and intelligence.