On Punning

Theodore HOOK (1788 - 1841)

Theodore Edward Hook was an English man of letters and composer and briefly a civil servant in Mauritius. He is best known for his practical jokes, particularly the Berners Street hoax in 1810. The world's first postcard was received by Hook in 1840, which he probably posted to himself. Here he gives a humorous look at homophones - Summary by Wikipedia

Genre(s): Multi-version (Weekly and Fortnightly poetry)

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 On Punning - Read by AA aravagarwal
00:02:43
Play 02 On Punning - Read by BK Bruce Kachuk
00:04:16
Play 03 On Punning - Read by EL Newgatenovelist
00:03:58
Play 04 On Punning - Read by JCB Joy Baker
00:03:14
Play 05 On Punning - Read by JP Jessie Percival
00:03:01
Play 06 On Punning - Read by LCW Larry Wilson
00:03:03
Play 07 On Punning - Read by MAS MaryAnn
00:03:19
Play 08 On Punning - Read by PDG DrPGould
00:03:09
Play 09 On Punning - Read by PS Phil Schempf
00:03:22
Play 10 On Punning - Read by TP Tomas Peter
00:03:06
Play 11 On Punning - Read by VB tovarisch
00:03:55