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A Darn Sock Pun

By SamuelEAllen
Darn (verb)- To repair a hole, as in a garment, by weaving thread or yarn across it... (Aren't homonyms fun?)

Here is my submission for the bonus theme for Week 5 of :iconmlp-atg-alumni:

The bonus theme for Week 5 was "Draw a Pony Socks." With so many pictures of ponies in socks popping up lately, I wondered what I as an artist could bring to the topic. The answer: bad puns! So, here is a comic featuring Derpy Hooves consulting Rarity about how to repair a hole in one of the socks she purchased from her, but misunderstandings ensue around the meaning of the word "darn." However, giver Derpy's condition, maybe it would be better if she left the darning to a professional.

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CinnamonClover's avatar
I hadthe same idea as Ditzy... wait! What's darning!
angusyoung3's avatar
i thought darning socks meant cleaning them. i didn't think it meant to repair them. geez. there's alot i don'it know in all my 23 years of life. ^^;
cynderdrag's avatar
ok perhaps i shouldnt speak english then :trollface:.
ThePoeticPaladin's avatar
Bad puns are the only good puns, if you catch my drift.
dancinninjac's avatar
Oh, I don't quite know why but I love this.
ditistomzelf's avatar
*facepalm*
good one
VampireNerd13's avatar
Delta-Pangaea's avatar
Hmm.

Possible origin of 'Darn' as a curse then.

Bad things happen? Darn it. Meaning? Get off your flank and fix it.
SwiizBoy's avatar
Oh man, I've been using darn as a curse word for a long while now. Oh god, I feel so stupid.
LifeSequenceBreak's avatar
Stupid limited English of mine.
Well, now I know what "darn" can mean as well...
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