40 Zesty Lemon Puns to Squeeze the Day

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Ready to add a zest of fun to your day? Dive into our collection of 40 lemon puns so hilarious, they’ll make you peel with laughter.

When Life Gives You Lemons

  1. If life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Then find someone whose life gave them vodka and have a party.
  2. Don’t let life give you lemons without asking for sugar and water too. Otherwise, your lemonade is going to suck.
  3. When life hands you lemons, freeze them and throw them as hard as you can at the people making your life difficult.
  4. Always remember, when life gives you lemons, keep them, because hey, free lemons.
  5. If life gives you lemons, sell them and buy a pineapple. Dare to stand out.
  6. When life serves you lemons, make lemonade. Then make sure to serve it back. Petty? Maybe. Satisfying? Absolutely.

Just for the Puns of It

  1. I tried to start a lemonade stand, but it was a fruitless endeavor.
  2. Never discuss infinity with a mathematician; they can go on about it forever, just like my love for lemons.
  3. What’s a lemon’s favorite type of learning? Sourcing.
  4. Why did the lemon stop rolling down the hill? It ran out of juice.
  5. When a lemon is sad, do other fruits console it by saying, “Don’t worry, be zesty“?
  6. How do you make a lemon drop? Just let it fall.
  7. Why do lemons wear sunscreen? Because they peel.
  8. Lemons are not real. They are just limes that saw something shocking.
  9. What’s a lemon’s favorite Guns N’ Roses song? Sweet Child O’ Lime.
  10. Why did the lemon go to the doctor? It had a sour stomach.
  11. When life gives me lemons, I make a zestival out of it.
  12. Why did the lemon fail its driving test? It peeled out.
  13. How do lemons like to travel? In lemon-aid stations.
  14. Why did the lemon go out with a prune? Because it couldn’t find a date.

Lemon Love and Heartbreak

  1. Breaking up with a lemon is hard. In the end, it always leaves a sour taste.
  2. Ever tried to start a romance with a lemon? It’s simply unpeeling.
  3. My lemon left me; it said I couldn’t handle the zest.
  4. Why did the lemon break up with the lime? They wanted to live a zest-free life.
  5. Love is like a lemon. Sweet and overwhelming, but sometimes it just ends up in your eye.

Celebrity Lemons

  1. What did the lemon say to Beyoncé? I can be your lemon-ade.
  2. Why was the lemon such a good actor? Because it always knew how to sour-prise the audience.
  3. How did the lemon get into the club? It was on the Zest Dressed list.
  4. Which lemon could replace Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible? Tom Citrus.
  5. What did the lemon say to Adele? Hello from the other peel.

In the Workplace

  1. Ever had a lemon as a boss? It’s always sourcing new employees.
  2. Why did the lemon stop at the job interview mid-way? It couldn’t take the acid environment.
  3. What did the lemon HR say? “You’re zestfully employed with us now.”
  4. How do lemons handle tough negotiations? They never pucker under pressure.
  5. Looking for a job can be difficult unless you decide to open a lemonade stand—then it’s just zestful thinking.

Tech and Science Lemon Puns

  1. Why do lemons make terrible tech support? Because they just keep saying, “Try restarting your peeler.”
  2. How do lemons communicate? They use citrus signals.
  3. Why did the scientist install a knocker on his door? He wanted to win the No-bell prize.
  4. What’s a lemon’s favorite part of the computer? The Zest drive.
  5. How do lemons follow the news? On the pulp-it.