Even during the 19th century, puns are used in literature too.
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It’s the Melony of the century
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I won the lottery and squandered most of it on buying 17th century artwork and musical instruments.

It left me baroque.

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A century ago, two brothers claimed that it was possible to fly.

They were Wright

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I had a job repairing 17th century violins...

I only fixed instruments that were BAROQUE.

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πŸ‘€︎ u/youtellmebob
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β€œOil on Canvas.”—- Anonymous Artist, circa 21st century.
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πŸ‘€︎ u/porichoygupto
πŸ“…︎ Oct 18 2019
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TIL - That in 17th century there were so many witches in France that they organized, rose up, and overtook the government for a time. I forget how many witches were involved or even what their movement was called....

But I bet it was a "beau-coup."

: )

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β€œOil on canvas”——Anonymous Artist, circa 21st century.
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πŸ‘€︎ u/porichoygupto
πŸ“…︎ Dec 28 2018
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What do you call an 18th century bottle of perfume from America

A colongneial

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Fight of the century?
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πŸ‘€︎ u/AmethystMonkey
πŸ“…︎ May 13 2019
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One of the greatest artists of the 20th century
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πŸ‘€︎ u/AmethystMonkey
πŸ“…︎ Mar 27 2019
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If smoking weed was illegal in the 8th century

you could get stoned for getting stoned

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πŸ‘€︎ u/cheezypeezy123
πŸ“…︎ Jan 06 2019
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Dad Joke of the Century

Operator: 911, what's your emergency?

Dad: My wife's going into labor, and I don't know what to do.

Operator: Is this her first born?

Dad: No, this is her husband

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Plz halp, I need as many vegetable puns as possible ASAP, the epic vegetable pun battle of the century is now being waged and I am quickly running out of ammo while the enemy shows no signs of retreat
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πŸ‘€︎ u/GoofyGoober1999
πŸ“…︎ Jul 22 2018
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If you wrote down the names of all the works by a 19th century Polish composer...

...you'd have a Chopin List.

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πŸ‘€︎ u/bubonis
πŸ“…︎ Jul 09 2019
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Why were composers in the 18th century so poor?

Because they were baroque.

I'll be Bach with more jokes soon.

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πŸ‘€︎ u/kirillsimin
πŸ“…︎ Oct 01 2018
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People in the 17th century were so baroque...

there was constant luting in the streets

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πŸ‘€︎ u/Chateau512
πŸ“…︎ Jun 17 2019
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They only started selling music in the 17th Century.

It was during the BAROQUE era!

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πŸ‘€︎ u/Willfreckles
πŸ“…︎ Jan 28 2019
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Did you hear that the founder of Tesla is going into 18th century firearms?

Now he’ll be Elon Musket

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πŸ“…︎ Apr 03 2019
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This explains the early-20th century intelligent look
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πŸ‘€︎ u/Kauntest
πŸ“…︎ Sep 21 2018
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This one's for them 9th century bois
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πŸ‘€︎ u/AlliedLens
πŸ“…︎ Nov 06 2018
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Back in 20th century everybody thought we would land on Mars by 2021 ...

I guess hindsight is 2020 ..!

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πŸ“…︎ Apr 03 2019
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Court Chester: Cell of the Century

Chester, the defendant, stood in front of the judge's imposing bench, waiting patiently for the reason why he was there. To further muddle the moment, he stared at items unfamiliar to him, at least in that context.

Perched on and near His Honor's desk were the following: A DuraLast Ultra in one car with a long, black cord stretching to another car, several alkaline D cells plugged into a black box, and lastly, a cell phone with its cord sticking into the wall.

Finally removing Chester's questioned look was his attorney leaning into his ear to whisper, "It's official, now: You're facing battery charges."

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πŸ“…︎ Mar 27 2019
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If Disney, who own Marvel, also acquire 20th century Fox, they could remake Die Hard

With Avengers

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πŸ‘€︎ u/Iplaymeinreallife
πŸ“…︎ Dec 12 2017
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In the 12th century, one African nation planned to utilize giraffes as pack animals to carry supplies between warring nations. However, the giraffes kept escaping. It was the first recorded instance of giraffe dodging.
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What's a 15th Century Mexican's favorite type of technology?

Az-tech

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πŸ‘€︎ u/longconsilver13
πŸ“…︎ Jul 07 2018
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Found on r/MapPorn on a map about Islamic Conquest of Iberia in the 8th century
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πŸ‘€︎ u/Lord_jupitr
πŸ“…︎ Jul 05 2018
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I won the lottery and spent all my winnings on 17th century paintings and classical instruments

It left me baroque.

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πŸ‘€︎ u/Clbull
πŸ“…︎ Oct 25 2017
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All work and no plague makes for a very different 13th Century.
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πŸ“…︎ May 04 2017
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What do you call a 14th century yesman?

Sir Tainly

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πŸ‘€︎ u/DeliciousMustard
πŸ“…︎ Feb 19 2018
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Jeff Foxworthy does something newsworthy, and 20th Century picks up on it.
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πŸ“…︎ Mar 18 2018
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You know what they said in weather begotten 10th century Europe...

When it reigns it poors.

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πŸ“…︎ Mar 23 2017
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I just finished reading the 17th century novel by Miguel de Cervantes about an ass who works lots of extra night shifts...

It was called Donkey O.T.

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πŸ‘€︎ u/BeardFM
πŸ“…︎ Apr 20 2017
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Did you hear about the peasants in the 14th century?

Their actions were revolting.

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πŸ“…︎ Jan 17 2017
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Internet provider: Century Slink i.reddituploads.com/32336…
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πŸ“…︎ Dec 27 2016
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today is the last day in the 21st century having consecutive prime numbers.

go on, you know you want to party like its 2099

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πŸ‘€︎ u/johnhsun
πŸ“…︎ Nov 13 2017
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TIL that the first recorded sandwich was made by the famous rabbi, Hillel the Elder, who lived during the 1st century B.C.

Whoops wrong Sub.

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πŸ“…︎ Jan 18 2017
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21st Century Nursery Rhymes

My dad decided classic nursery rhymes are too graphic for today's youth. So he told my two year old daughter:

Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall,

Humpty Dumpty had a great fall,

And his winter wasn't half bad either.

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What language were 19th-Century messages sent in?

Carrier Pidgin

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What do you call an insect who urinates once a century?

A centipeed.

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πŸ‘€︎ u/MaroonAndOrange
πŸ“…︎ Mar 04 2016
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Why did the 14th century physician drop out of medical school?

Because he had no sense of humors

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πŸ‘€︎ u/UnfunnyClinician
πŸ“…︎ Nov 26 2015
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The duel of the century

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXDh-1dvkNs

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πŸ‘€︎ u/ErroneousSloth
πŸ“…︎ Mar 27 2015
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A century ago, two brothers claimed that it was possible to fly

they were Wright

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