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other words for jokes
- bon mot
- shaggy-dog story
- snow job
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The jokes and drinks, which curiously resemble each other, are the best.
LETTERS FROM AMERICARUPERT BROOKE
Many were the jokes among the Crows about the one–eyed Besha, and his one–eyed slave.
THE PRAIRIE-BIRDCHARLES AUGUSTUS MURRAY
I can never tell you of the eating and the drinking, the songs that were sung and the jokes that went around the table.
THE RUSSIAN GRANDMOTHER'S WONDER TALESLOUISE SEYMOUR HOUGHTON
I do not mind that: it is his jokes I cannot bear; they make me so sorry and miserable for him.
THE STORY OF MY LIFE, VOLUMES 4-6AUGUSTUS J. C. HARE
When the tumult of cheers and jokes had somewhat died down, McIntyre repeated his question, but without receiving an answer.
JACK THE YOUNG COWBOYGEORGE BIRD GRINNELL
"He seems to be prouder of his Ford jokes than of his signal work," laughed Roy.
TOM SLADE AT TEMPLE CAMPPERCY K. FITZHUGH
For he is forever making them things,--kites and tops, and sleds and boats, and jokes and happiness and laughter.
HALF-PAST SEVEN STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
Well, my worthy dealer in minever, what do you say now to the Lorraine jokes?
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
First, we must allow for jokes, then for illusions of memory.
COCK LANE AND COMMON-SENSEANDREW LANG
He chatted with the landlady; and even told anecdotes interspersed with jokes and puns that Hippolyte did not understand.
MADAME BOVARYGUSTAVE FLAUBERT