The Punch Line Setup: “For Father’s Day I took my father out—” Assumed Meaning: “Took out” means … to a celebration dinner Your Surprise Meaning: “Took out” means … to hit Now, write in the box below a very short Punch Line that expresses your Surprise Meaning, then skip to the bottom of the page and click Next. Punch Line: Or … If you cannot think of a Punch Line, click on the Example Punch Lines drop-down list and select one. Then click Next. Example Punch Lines: Select …with a right cross.I think I broke my knuckle.it only took a kick to the shins. Once you have written or selected a Punch Line, click Next.