Popular mispelling of the word "pun" in the I.T. industry. It originally popped up through that said industry being filled to the gills with readers of Terry Pratchett, the well known humourous fantasist and bald geezer.

When Sergeant Colon first told Corporal Nobbs that something is funny "on account of it bein' a pune, or play on words", a terrible beauty was born. The question is, how do we kill it?