20 Skeleton Puns Perfect for Halloween Groans

Ready for some Halloween skele-puns? (Get it?!) Welcome to the Groan Yard!

Musically inclined

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The one instrument that the skeleton can play better than others is the trom-bone. (Love skeleton puns and Halloween? Check out these spooky DIY crafts.)

Licensed to fly

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The favorite mode of travel for skeleton pilots is—wait for it—the scareplane or the skelecopter. (Did you know fall is the best season for travel?)

Time for tea

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Skeletons serve tea and coffee on bone china—watch out for chips! (Check out the most haunted places in America.)

Made you laugh

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Skeletons are great at stand-up comedy—when they use their funny bone. Speaking of funny, you'll love these hilarious one-liners.

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Short in stature

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The favored historical ruler of skeletons is none other than Napoleon Bone-a-part. (Do you know these 8 strange ways height affects health?)

Perfect recipe

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Count on your skeleton chef to say "Bone Appetit!" when he serves you a meal. (Want some Halloween cuisine? Check out these Ffall food festivals.)

Time for church

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The skeleton played his organ before the congregation. (Too scary? Here's the reason you don't like frightening films.)

Scaredy-cat

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The skeleton couldn't help being afraid of the storm because he just didn't have any guts. (Check out why howling wind is always spooky.)

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Couch potato

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The skeleton loved to binge-watch his favorite shows on the skelevision. (Don't miss the most addicting hospital shows on Netflix.)

Technologically advanced

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The skeleton didn't like to talk on the rotary skelephone because he preferred his cell bone. Groaning yet? Don't miss this great list of corny jokes!

 Maid service

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The skeleton couldn't keep anything tidy because of his lazy bones. (Feeling lazy? Here are some last-minute Halloween costume ideas.)

 

Potluck BBQ

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The skeleton brought his appetite to the picnic and also some spare ribs. (Ready to carve some pumpkins? Check out how that tradition started.)

 

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Lonely hearts

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The skeleton cried his eyes out because he didn't have any body to love. (Too lonely? Try a haunted hayride to get you in better spirits! Better spirits, get it? That's punny!)

 

Smarty pants

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The skeleton decided to bone up on the facts for the big exam. (Don't miss the most haunted colleges in America.)

 

Doctor's orders

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The skeleton dropped out of medical school because he just didn't have the stomach for it. Don't miss the healthiest types of Halloween candy.

 

Jazz hands

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The skeleton played a melodic solo riff on his shiny sax-a-bone. This is what your favorite music says about you.

 

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Sour grapes

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The skeleton ordered a cabernet wine with a full body because he didn't have one. These are the wine terms you should really know by now.

 

No offense taken

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The skeleton literally didn't mind that everyone called him a bonehead. Do you look like your name? Science says yes!

 

 

See the future

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The skeleton knew what would happen next—he could just feel it in his bones. Here's what science says about superstitions.

 

Artistic temperament

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The skeleton canceled the gallery showing of his skull-ptures because his heart wasn't in it. It's easy to feel passionate about these DIY Halloween decorations.

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