This week’s final pun is one of my own invention. I was at the Aizu Festival last year with some Japanese friends, and when some samurai on horses came by, I said 「馬、うまそう!」

My Japanese friends were only amused enough to mutter 「おやじギャッグ」

This pun only works if you are within pointing distance of this:


Or this:


This gag works better in Aizu, which is famous for its 馬刺 (ばさし) – yep, horse sashimi. They eat it with soy sauce and a bit of miso instead of wasabi. It’s surprisingly tender.