Origin of joke
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Sound of Colleagues was, like Pigeon’s Calm Office sound, supposed to be a joke at first.People who really miss the office are listening to its sounds at home|Tanya Basu|September 10, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Yes, he’s doing the same “unusual headline of the day” jokes as everybody else, but he’s also much more willing to get suddenly, viscerally angry, and when he does, the show crackles.One Good Thing: Stephen Colbert is looser, funnier, and angrier in quarantine|Emily VanDerWerff|September 4, 2020|Vox
Basically, brands can seem like they are trying to get in on a joke they are unaware of — or they might be, or become, the joke.‘A different language’: Why venturing into meme-based marketing can be risky for brands|Kristina Monllos|August 28, 2020|Digiday
Rhodes, who is 72, plans to retire at the end of August and jokes that “half the people here collect a Social Security check.”
Which is sort of a joke, but every middle road comes with compromises.
I jokingly asked him how he got the award: “Did you dress up like Lady Gaga in Damascus?”How Aasif Mandvi Became Jon Stewart’s Favorite Jihadi|Dean Obeidallah|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When a new corporate office was built to house the management company, teachers jokingly began calling it the “White House.”At This Creepy Libertarian Charter School, Kids Must Swear ‘to Be Obedient to Those in Authority’|ProPublica|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As al-Baghdadi was released, he jokingly told one of these commanders that he would see him in New York.
Instead, he semi-jokingly encouraged the “heavier” members of his contingency to perhaps make their way off stage.
He delivered those words jokingly and got big laughs—but as you can see for yourself, in print they are not all that funny.
A reprobate nowadays is a person who is looked upon as hopelessly bad, and the word is also sometimes used jokingly.Stories That Words Tell Us|Elizabeth O'Neill
This should not be said jokingly, nor yet with that air by which some persons repel those whom they especially wish to attract.
The squire of Don Quixote, to whom a duke jokingly granted the government of an island for a few days.Franklin's Autobiography|Benjamin Franklin
The fateful day, as Bettys father jokingly called it, had arrived.Betty Lee, Freshman|David Goodger (email@example.com)
Again she spoke easily, jokingly; but there came over her a strange, involuntary feeling of repulsion for the odd-looking child.What Timmy Did|Marie Adelaide Belloc Lowndes
British Dictionary definitions for joke
Derived forms of jokejokingly, adverb
Word Origin for joke
Other Idioms and Phrases with joke
see crack a joke; dirty joke; no joke; sick joke; standing joke; take a joke.