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Letter "J" » Jokes
«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.»
Author: Max Eastman
, play a joke on
, play on
, The Listener
, The Twist
«A joke without a point, inane and bald, itself a joke on joking may be called»
«A civil servant doesn't make jokes»
«Be not affronted at a joke. If one throw salt at thee, thou wilt receive no harm, unless thou art raw.»
«An Egg to day is better than a Hen to-morrow»
Author: Benjamin Franklin
, good egg
«Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.»
«Even the gods love jokes»
«A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.»
«A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.»
«A joke is a very serious thing»