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Entry from March 14, 2019
“What do you call a snake who loves dessert?"/"A piethon.”

A “python” snake doesn’t necessarily like pie, but there are jokes. “What snake would make a good dessert? Py(pie)thon” was printed in the St. Louis (MO) Star on March 16, 1928. “Question: What do you call a large pastry eating snake?Answer: A pie-thon (python)” was printed in the El Paso (TX) Times on September 5, 1989.

“Q: What kind of snake loves dessert? A: A pie-thon, of course!” was printed in the Ottawa (ON) Citizen on January 10, 1993. “What do you call a snake who loves dessert? A Piethon” was posted on Twitter by PUNS on January 12, 2013.


Wikipedia: Pythonidae
The Pythonidae, commonly known simply as pythons, from the Greek word python (πυθων), are a family of nonvenomous snakes found in Africa, Asia, and Australia. Among its members are some of the largest snakes in the world. Eight genera and 31 species are currently recognized.

16 March 1928, St. Louis (MO) Star, pg. 21, col. 6:
What snake would make a good dessert? Py(pie)thon.

Google Books
Parties: A Magazine of Decorations, Costumes, Games, Refreshments,
Dennison Manufacturing Company
Volume 2, Issue 2
1928
What snake would make a good dessert? Py(pie)thon.

9 September 1989, El Paso (TX) Times, “Just for Laughs,” Pennywhistle Press, pg. 4, col. 2:
Question: What do you call a large pastry eating snake?
Answer: A pie-thon (python).
Kayla, Neyen
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma


10 January 1993, Ottawa (ON) Citizen, “Jokes,” pg. D8, col. 3:
Q: What kind of snake loves dessert?
A: A pie-thon, of course!
(Submitted by Nicole Haspect, 8, of Ottawa.)

3 November 1996, Newsday (Long Island, NY), “Jokes,” Kidsday sec., pg. 1:
JOKE OF THE WEEK. What kind of snake loves to eat dessert? A pie-thon. - Steve Booth, Port Washington.

Google Groups: rec.humor
Kids Puns of the Weak 05-04-04
Stan Kegel
5/6/04
(...)
What do you get if you cross a snake with a pie?
A pie-thon! (Mo, 7)

Twitter
Taylor
@YoItsChavez
What do you call a snake who loves dessert? A piethon. #Puns
9:30 PM - 18 Dec 2012

Twitter
Michael A. Jones
@michaelajones
Hey @jermlikespie, what do you call a snake who loves dessert? A piethon. Ha! Belated bday pun since you wouldn’t let me pun on your bday
9:38 PM - 18 Dec 2012

Twitter
PUNS
@omgthatspunny
What do you call a snake who loves dessert? A Piethon
7:05 PM - 12 Jan 2013

Twitter
MarianneMeschin
@MarianneMeschin
What do you call a snake who loves dessert? A Piethon
1:52 AM - 12 Aug 2013

Twitter
Jabari Walker
@oSOWiSEWALLABY
What do you call a snake that only enjoys dessert? a PIETHON hahaaha!!
9:40 PM - 14 Aug 2013

Google Books
More Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids
By Rob Elliott
Grand Rapids, MI: Revell
2014
Pg. ?:
Q: What do you get when you cross a snake with dessert?
A: A piethon.

Twitter
Tom O’ Connor
@TomOConner
What do you call a snake who loves dessert? A Piefan.
#joke
9:08 AM - 29 May 2014

Twitter
mark 🙂
@markedlee99
What kind of snake likes desserts? A PIEthon
10:28 PM - 9 Aug 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
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