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I am asking about the original versions of these puns.

For example, to what is

He is the Alfa and the Romeo.

supposed to refer?

It refers to some verses in Revelation where God is referred to the Alpha and the Omega.

Another:

But God, in his Infiniti Mercedes, did Rolls away the Stanza.

Infinite Mercy...Roll away the Stone


Some of them are not well-known. For example:

Gearly beloved, we are Blazered here in the name of our Four-door, who art in Half-ton.

Attempted translation: Dearly beloved, we are (?) here in the name of [our Father who art in Heaven][4]

Is 'Blazered' supposed to be 'gathered'?

He ain't Chevy, he's my Beretta.

Beretta is maybe brother. What is Chevy supposed to be?

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    He ain't heavy, he's my brother. Not a Christianity pun. – fгedsbend Dec 5 '15 at 17:46
  • @fredsbend Thank you :)) – BCLC Dec 5 '15 at 17:47
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    You might be able to ask on EL&U, but it seems like you've already got them all down. That makes it unclear what you are actually asking. You want to know if these are based off verses? Some liturgy? Their origin? – fгedsbend Dec 5 '15 at 17:48
  • @fredsbend Isaiah/David? loving kindness? gathered? Just those and I'm out – BCLC Dec 5 '15 at 17:50
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    There is a proposal to create a humor Stack Exchange. You may want to consider joining that. – ThaddeusB Dec 6 '15 at 2:12
  • @ThaddeusB oh, thanks – BCLC Dec 6 '15 at 3:56
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I don't think you can make it on-topic.

On-topic questions include those asking about

  • the history of denominations (such as Roman Catholic, Anglican, Church of Christ or Latter Day Saints) and movements (such as Pentecostalism, Creationism, Calvinism)
  • understanding the Bible from the perspective of a specific viewpoint (like those listed above)
  • explanations of the beliefs and practices of a denomination or movement
  • the Biblical basis for a belief or practice

Your question does not fall into one of those categories — not even the second, as it's not about understanding the Bible from the perspective of a specific viewpoint. It's about car marques, it's not about understanding the Bible.

Some questions just don't fit on any site within Stack Exchange. This is one of them.

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  • Making puns is a practice? – BCLC Dec 5 '15 at 17:02
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    @BCLC Like I said, not a question about Christianity. It's a question about the anatomy of humor. Or about reading the original punster's mind. Either way it just isn't in scope here. – Caleb Dec 5 '15 at 17:30
  • @Caleb You put it on-hold for being opinion-based not off-topic. what is opinion-based about this question? I don't see how users' answers would differ by much – BCLC Dec 5 '15 at 17:40
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    @BCLC We have a limited selection of close reasons and the most-used off-topic explanations didn't apply very well, so I picked something that did. Second-guessing what some punster might have had in mind is definitely an opinion based thing, however obvious or subtle the answer may turn out to be. This is a variant on a "stump-the-chumps" question, only a single third party is the expert rather than yourself. – Caleb Dec 5 '15 at 18:18

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