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Joke

Definition: A thing that someone says to cause amusement or laughter.
Number of Quotes: 6

A joke is not a thing but a process, a trick you play on the listener's mind. You start him off toward a plausible goal, and then by a sudden twist you land him nowhere at all or just where he didn't expect to go.
Max Eastman

It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humour.
Max Eastman

Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee
And I'll forgive Thy great big one on me.

Robert Frost

Hello, Condoleezza Rice? You have me to deal with now.
A masked Hamas gunman, joking into the telephone of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas after taking control of his government compound on June 15, 2007.
Hamas

The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scots as a joke, but the Scots haven't seen the joke yet.
Oliver Herford

I don't make jokes; I just watch the government and report the facts.
Will Rogers

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