A history of the world in funny puns

From The Telegraph:

Socrates_3180934kFor many of us, it's a punderful life (pun: a joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or the fact that there are words which sound alike but have different meanings) and to mark the UK Pun championships, we present a history of the world in puns.

It didn't end too well for SOCRATES,the man credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy. The Greek philosopher was sentenced to death in the form of drinking a hemlock-based liquid (above, an engraving by French painter Jacques-Louis David, 1748-1825) when he was 71.

Who was Socrates' worst student? Mediocrities

Who was Socrates' busiest student? The one with a lot on his Plato

What do you call a fliratatious philosopher: A Socratease

What relative did Socrates need after his trial? An Aunty dote

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