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The running joke was that it was easy to find the SBU’s anticorruption unit—just look for the parking lot full of BMWs.Inside the FBI, Russia, and Ukraine’s failed cybercrime investigation|Patrick Howell O'Neill|July 8, 2021|MIT Technology Review
This pseudo-stat, which originated in a 2007 systematic review by Dutch researchers, is a kind of running joke among researchers in the field—an opening line that admits that we basically don’t know anything about who gets injured and why.
It became a kind of running joke in our family, but one obviously based on some heartache, where my mom knew not to make Korean food for us because it was just going to get thrown out.
Congress’s failure to pass such a bill has become a running joke in Washington.
Policemen on the show joke about prison riots, bomb threats, and the shooting of unarmed civilians.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The running machines are a gloomy chorus of heavy-footed stomping.
Several Republicans won primaries in 2014 by running as ideologically pure conservatives who wanted new leadership in the House.
But the ads are not just intended to remind the Google-curious that Paul exists and is thinking about running for president.
AIDS insanity: When running for the US Senate in 1992, Huckabee called for a quarantine of people who had AIDS.
There he gave orders for the car to be put into running condition for the following morning, and returned to the hotel.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
The cantonment was split into two sections by an irregular ravine, or nullah, running east and west.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Father Gaspara was about to ask another question, when Ramona appeared in the doorway, flushed with running.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
The patriarchal decree of the government was a good deal of a joke on the plains, anyway—except when you were caught defying it!Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Mr. Crow was rocking back and forth on his perch, for a joke—on anybody except himself—always delighted him.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey