mythical creatures

7 entries · click on a title to read the article

Cyclops

means “circular eye”, but also “eyes of the crowd”, so he’s an enemy

Fenghuang (Chinese phoenix)

is a Chinese pun with “trading” & “substituting”

Griffin

is a multi-pun with “cryptic” & “Phoenician”

Hippogriff

puns with “disguised” & “unknown”

Pegasus

puns with “winged horse”, but also “coaxing by flattery” — in Semitic!

Phoenix

puns with “double-neck”, “curved-beak”, “returned-life”

Unicorn

tamed by a virgin is a smutty pun with “piercing” & “penis”