Three brothers bought a ranch in Texas and planned to raise cattle. They couldn’t think of a name for their ranch so they asked their mother, who said, "You should name it ‘Focus.’" The brothers were puzzled. "Why?" they asked. "Because," said their mother, "‘Focus’ is where the sun’s rays meet."This was touted as the world's only triple pun, but I heard another later:
When Mohinder Amarnath was a kid, his Dad, Lala, took him on an overseas tour to England. Frank Chester, the umpire, was quite taken in by the little kid and asked Lala's permission to seat him on his lap to which Lala replied with a vehement "No". Chester was quite taken back till he heard Lala's reason: The son never sits on the British Umpire!Which reminds me of another type of pun one finds in India, the LingoPun (is there a pun there?) which cuts across languages. For instance, the Arctic tundra.
Wonder whether this qualifies for a triple LingoPun, but here goes:
Once, we were thinking of enjoying some nice tea with chai-biscoot in the back garden. Set up the whole shebang and queried WiFi: "Byte* thein"?* Bite in English, Sit in Hindi, and Outside (bayata) in Telugu.