Puns may be, as the English dramatist John Dennis supposedly mused, “the lowest form of humor,” but if that is the case, then as his pun-loving contemporary Henry Erskine punningly countered, that would make them “the foundation of all wit.” Granted, it can be difficult to maintain such a philosophical stance about puns when they are delivered by a raccoon, as the Internet is fond of doing in yet another one of those Advice Dog spinoffs. Lame Pun Raccoon is one of the more divisive memes out there — some people love it and some people hate it, depending in large measure on their tolerance for groan-inducing wordplay. But we are fans: While Lame Pun Raccoon can be a bit of a windbag, his puns occasionally blow us away.
Below, marvel as an adorable raccoon recounts 40 terrible puns:
this is some kind of spaceship or something.