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20 Skeleton Puns You Can’t Help But Find ‘Humerus’

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

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Musically inclined

The one instrument that the skeleton can play better than others? The trom-bone. Spew these skeleton puns while wearing one of these genius Halloween costumes you can create last minute.

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Licensed to fly


The favorite mode of travel for skeleton pilots is—wait for it—the scare-plane or the skelecopter. How’s your funnybone? Check out the punniest news headlines of 2019.

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Time for tea

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

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Made you laugh

Skeletons are great at stand-up comedy—when they use their funny bone.

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Short in stature

The favored historical ruler of skeletons is none other than Napoleon Bone-a-part. If you like these skeleton puns you’ll love these other funny jokes about holidays.

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Perfect recipe

Count on your skeleton chef to say “Bone Appetit!” when he serves you a meal.

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Time for church

The skeleton played his organ before the congregation. Get ready for Halloween with these simple Halloween crafts kids will love.

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Scaredy-cat

The skeleton couldn’t help being afraid of the storm because he just didn’t have any guts.

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Couch potato

The skeleton loved to binge-watch his favorite shows on the skelevision.

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Technologically advanced


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

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 Maid service

The skeleton couldn’t keep anything tidy because of his lazy bones.

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Potluck BBQ

The skeleton brought his appetite to the picnic…and also some spare ribs.

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Lonely hearts

The skeleton cried his eyes out because he didn’t have any body to love. Try one of the spookiest haunted hayrides across the country to get you in the Halloween spirit!

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Smarty pants


The skeleton decided to bone up on the facts for the big exam.

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Doctor’s orders

The skeleton dropped out of medical school because he just didn’t have the stomach for it.

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Jazz hands


The skeleton played a melodic solo riff on his shiny sax-a-bone.

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Sour grapes

The skeleton ordered a Cabernet wine with a full body because he didn’t have one. This is how the spookiest Halloween traditions came to haunt us (not including skeleton puns).

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No offense taken

The skeleton didn’t mind that everyone called him a bonehead. Did you know that skulls are a traditional symbol in the Mexican holiday Dia de Muertos? Learn other 10 more Day of the Dead facts that might surprise you.

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See the future


The skeleton knew what would happen next—he could just feel it in his bones.

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Artistic temperament

The skeleton canceled the gallery showing of his skull-ptures, because his heart wasn’t in it. If you think these skeleton puns are funny, check out these punny Halloween costumes you should totally try this year.