Some would-be SEALs turn to gallows humor to endure the pain, telling themselves “the only easy day was yesterday.”
Needless to say, the gallows humor that is a hallmark of my former profession has lost much of its luster.
gallows humor has always served him and other activists well; it had to in such dark times.
The boundaries of acceptable comedy have once again asserted themselves, limning the limits of gallows humor.
Going for gallows humor, Kelly adds: "The prison collapsed in the earthquake, so they lost a thousand bad guys."
The bodies and subsequent months-long investigation have inspired a sort of gallows humor amongst the locals.
Indeed, in the rooms of Alcoholics Anonymous, the case has been a source of particular fascination and gallows humor.
Valentine, in fact, was seized by that desperate merriment which is known as gallows humor.