Have you ever cringed at a "Got Milk?" ad? Feel a strange sense of pride when you find a typo in a reputable book? Did you secretly (or not-so-secretly) love making syntax trees in school?

Then you might just love these grammar jokes as much as we do. Here are a few of our favorites -- share yours with us in the comment section! 

(Note: A few of them could be considered inappropriate in some work environments ... )

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23 Humorous Grammar Jokes & Puns

1) 

desserted-streets

Image from Write At Home

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it-was-tense

Image from WeKnowMemes

4) 

too-possessive.jpg

Image from CartoonStock 

5) 

makes-me-sound-dry

Image from JoyReactor

6) 

10-items-or-fewer

Image from Bakersfield College Writing Center

7) 

grammar-the-difference

Image from Dump a Day

8)

squids-squad.jpg

Image from ScoopWhoop 

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10) 

take-action-in-past

Image from Wrong Hands

11)

name-two-pronouns.jpg

Image from Tumblr

12) 

baby-seals

Image from Odd Loves Company

13)

slow-it-down.jpg

Image from Pinterest 

14) 

subordinate-clauses

Image from Tumblr

15) 

lets-eat-grandma

Image from Bilinguish

16) 

when-english-majors-marry

Image from Bizarro

17)

when-grammarians-grill.jpg

Image from Pinterest

18) 

eye-before-flea.jpg

Image from Grammarly 

19)

blade-named-sting.jpg

Image from BuzzFeed 

20) 

nerd-geek-dork

Image from shoebox

21)

to-funny.jpg

Image from someecards.com 

22)

classy-owl.gif

Image from Sentence First 

23) 

ancient-grammar-police

Image from GoComics

What are your favorite grammar jokes? Share with us in the comments.

Editor's Note: This post was originally published in December 2014 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

Want to learn more about grammar mistakes? Check out 20 of the Worst Typos, Grammatical Errors & Spelling Mistakes We've Ever Seen.

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Originally published Dec 31, 2015 8:00:00 AM, updated April 18 2018

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