The three popular girls, who all have the same name, take up Veronica (Winona Ryder), who can't resist the offer of inclusion but detests their values (they make her ignore her old friends and play cruel practical jokes on losers).
Wordplay, clever juxtaposition, unexpected absurdity, irony, intelligent playfulness, jokes that point out how ridiculous a situation is.
I do have a sense of humor, but can only appreciate a joke when it starts with a grain of truth.
"Leper practical jokes."
Especially reviled is Hitz , starring trash-talking comedian Andrew Dice Clay, which suffers from too many penis jokes and a "gratingly loud laugh track" (Caryn James, the New York Times ).
Can you tell us a joke?
Easter becomes something like the joke where Jesus comes out of his hole and if he sees his shadow there are six extra weeks of winter.
Now, do you still want to tell that blonde joke?"
The jokes, quotes, riddles are also in separate files for easy use.
- - Beth Sherman "Gosh, I hope nobody made any Amtrak jokes.
Best joke: Every picture of Bush includes a digitally-added white streak under his nose.
In the province of computing, that feat was accomplished not by Gates--who has never fought to reduce the price of computing power, lest his margins suffer unnecessarily--but by the boys at Intel, led by Gordon Moore, Andy Grove, and the late Robert Noyce--who, years before his death, joked with IBM execs that computers in the future would not only be more powerful than IBM mainframes, but would be smaller, and much, much cheaper.
Language is creative: We can manipulate it to match a new concept, or a new invention, or simply to tell a joke.
(His vault has 585,000 jokes in it.)
Although the hijackers slit the throat of one passenger in private, they did not disclose this murder to the other passengers, who at times joked and conversed with their captors.
Lots of people snicker at snail-darter jokes, but only a small minority wants to see a repeal of the clean-air or clean-water laws.
'Someone suggested that was a homeless person out there,' the scientist joked."
What you won't find: There aren't any cow jokes, cute cow pictures, cow tipping, cow radio stations, or bizarre "city people's" cow home pages.
It is like the joke about a failed commercial enterprise being a non profit making institution.
Others are disgusted by the "sophomoric frat-house jokes" (Rex Reed, the New York Observer ).
As a stand-up comic, he was less interested in jokes than in the desperate, needy impulse behind the jokes.
I was quite cranky for a few days, but now we have turned it into a joke and it's ok. 31838
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Jokes about dinosaurs by non-dinosaurs.
My foibles are very serious, indeed, and are not anything to joke about.
The joke going around S & S these days is that Morgan Stanley, which is handling the sale for Viacom, told Viacom that it could get $4 billion to $4.5 billion if the trade division were included and ... well, $4 billion to $4.5 billion if the trade division weren't included.
He keeps the action slightly remote and the jokes deadpan, and the upshot is that the audience almost never stops giggling.
We know that if any joke begins with A guy walks into a bar with an iguana on a leash, sits down, and orders a zombie ..., we may be in for a long detailed narrative that may or may not be funny.
You give yourself the illusion that you're defying mortality - though it probably reduces your life span," he jokes.
When Earl Butz was caught regaling someone with an anti-black joke, you may recall, the mainstream papers didn't actually tell the joke.
He takes Clinton's immorality so seriously that he can't even joke about it.
George W. Bush jokes that his father's idea of a perfect son is Al Gore Jr.
When the surrogate makes a sick joke and the guards erupt in laughter, the head guard, Paul Edgecomb (Tom Hanks), silences them worriedly.
He tells jokes--mostly at his own expense.
"We're not stupid," McCurry joked, about the steady stream of politicians he's following to the Web.
But this site was filled with jokes about Afghanistan.
- -Bill Kristol, joking on This Week
[From a Macy's advertisement, The Philadelphia Inquirer , Submitted by ] The Language of Jokes That humor is a very serious business is certainly borne out by the po-faced treatment the subject receives in this analysis, though the fault cannot be said to lie with the author.
The WP 's "Reliable Source" column says that yesterday, reporters covering the Food and Drug Administration received an official e-mail from the FDA press office that was.a long list of Clinton sex jokes.
Moreover, chimps are the civilized ones, while humans--slow, clumsy, embarrassingly hairless--are a primitive joke.
Dear Prudence, I'm writing to ask you a question about Sen. John McCain's extraordinarily mean-spirited joke about Chelsea Clinton at a recent Republican fund-raiser.
"I haven't had time to go out for a beer yet," he joked.
Build Your Own Penis Joke "The stiffness was absolutely spectacular.
As Alan Hamilton's item in The Times [15 June 1988, 3] reminds us, the BBC guidelines of the 1940s, since abandoned, were quite specific: “There is an absolute ban upon the following: jokes about lavatories, effeminacy in men, immorality of any kind, suggestive references to honeymoon couples, chambermaids, fig leaves, ladies' underwear, lodgers and commercial travellers.” Observation reveals that we have been spared the last two, but the rest are retained as mainstays of British humor, especially knickers (American English: panties), the mere mention of which seems to send everyone in the U.K. in paroxysms of uncontrollable laughter.
Was it a deliberate joke, comparable to the omission, from the spellcheck subroutine of WordPerfect 5.0, of lost?)
When is an in-joke too in to run?
- - Joking about his marriage: "Cindy and I are getting divorced.