Besides being cool, dinosaurs are funny. Chuckling about these amusing extinct animals will help you cope with life. Check out these roaring dinosaur puns!
What do you call a dinosaur with an extensive vocabulary?
Answer: A thesaurus.
No list of dinosaur puns would be complete without this one. It is one of the oldest jokes in the book!
Why can’t you hear a pterodactyl going to the bathroom?
Answer: (Because the P is silent!)
While you have a giggle about that, take a moment to reflect on the other silent P words in the English language. How many do you know? Hint: These words begin with ps, pn, and pt. We found a vocabulary list with thirteen silent P words. Note: Technically, pterodactyls aren’t dinosaurs. Here’s why.
What do you call it when a dinosaur has a car accident?
Answer: A tyrannosaurus wreck!
Seriously, tyrannosaurs are often the butt of jokes because of their short arms. Thankfully, modern technology can provide extensions for a steering wheel.
Incidentally, if you look up dinosaur in the thesaurus, you will find a list of words that mean “obsolete” and “outmoded”! So, whenever you think that you had a hard day at work, remember, the dinosaurs had it worse! This isn’t actually a pun, but it’s sadly amusing!
Who makes the best prehistoric reptile clothes?
Answer: A dino-sewer!
Pronunciation is key to this pun. If you pronounce sewer like the system that carries away waste products, the joke does not make sense. In this case, sewer is someone who sews. After the release of a popular dinosaur movie, there are memes about velociraptor training all over the Internet. They are certainly scary, but so are most dinosaurs! See if you can figure out this tricky pun about another ancient reptile:
What is the scariest type of dinosaur?
Answer: A Terror-dactyl. Hopefully, these dinosaur puns made you smile. Remember them the next time you have a hard day! Which puns would you add to the list?