T-Rex: Did you hear what happened when René Descartes won a horse race? They said he -
God: T-REX IF THIS IS A "DESCARTES BEFORE DE HORSE" PUN I WILL DESTROY THIS UNIVERSE
T-Rex: Uh - what I meant to say was that when famed philosopher Rene Descartes won a horse race, he - he was very happy. He was the father of modern Western philosophy and he had just raced actual horses on foot and, improbably, he won. The end, no moral. Dromiceiomimus: Huh. It sounds like you were telling this story to set up a joke? Like there should be a pun there? T-Rex: NOPE! There's definitely no puns here!!
Utahraptor: Pretty pointless story, T-Rex! T-Rex: Yes, well, here we are.
Utahraptor: See he could've said "I THINK I'm good at beating horses in a footrace therefore I AM good at beating horses in a footrace", and this other person could say "hey you should shorten that" and Descartes could say "now now, let's not put DESCARTES before DE HOR-" T-Rex: UTAHRAPTOR, NO!!
God: T-REX I JUST DESTROYED THE UNIVERSE AND REPLACED IT WITH ONE THAT'S THE SAME EXCEPT THAT HORRIBLE PUN NEVER GOT MADE T-Rex: I guess you're really putting DESCARTES before the - God: GOSH DARN IT