Every time someone makes a bad pun, an angel's wings burst into flames.
(spotted on W. 3rd St.)
The Pun. The booby trap of advertising copywriting. When it works, it makes you feel warm and tingly all over. When it doesn't—which it doesn't 99% of the time—you get this. And this.
Now to today's local example. Aww. Cute! Conjures up the surreal image of guys using dead stuffed Mallards on the ends of long sticks to clean out the city's millions of filthy air shafts. Dust Duckies!
previously in bad puns:
1. Head. Exploding. Pun. Overdose.
2. Live by the Pun. Die by the Pun.
3. Chuck brings the Suck.
related on Gawker: PunMaster Kenneth Cole: worst copywriter in history.