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    Question Can anyone explain this pun to me?

    "Two attractive female birds were showing off in front of some males. Both had spent two hours at the hairdresser, but it was the curly bird that got the perm."

    I find this pun in www.punoftheday.com, but I am not quite understand the pun. Can you explain this to me? Why it is a pun? Which word or words is pun?
    Thanks!

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    Re: Can anyone explain this pun to me?

    ..lol..it's a good one!

    The pun is based on the similarity (sound-wise) of the phrase:

    "...the curly bird that got the perm."

    to the popular English proverb:

    "The early bird gets the worm."

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