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    Why do people say "No pun intended" when they mean "Pun intended"?
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    Because people are stupid.
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    Because there isn't a pun intended and have just realised it could be seen as a pun.
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    They don't. You're meant to say 'no pun intended' when you accidentally say a pun. I can't think of a decent example right now...

    Like maybe if someone sold wood and a customer liked it and they said 'She really likes my wood' then realised what they'd said, it would be no pun intended.

    Sorry that's a bit of a rubbish example, but hopefully you get the idea.
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    It means they didn't intentionally plan there to be a pun in the sentence but they just realised as they were saying it.

    i.e. the pun wasn't premeditated
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    http://www.thebestpageintheuniverse.net/c.cgi?u=puns
 
 
 
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