If what I'm seeing isn't some kind of joke, I'm at the end of the yellow brick road.
Don't joke about that.
"Just an office joke," he said.
It's no joke!
Only he wouldn't tell me what we were looking for, like it was going to be a joke and it would scare me.
He intended it as a joke, but the memory it resurrected was painful.
When she opened them, incredulous that Jackson had gotten away with his joke, he grinned innocently and shrugged.
Jackson, whatever you do; do not make a joke about that.
They were all making a joke out of the whole thing.
Perhaps the prior sheriff thought that sort of little joke is funny.
Whatever the inside joke was, he wasn't about to share it and she didn't ask.
Right now, he was too frazzled to know what else to do aside from make a joke to ease some of the tension.
She willed herself not to laugh at his joke, but it was hard.
After the strange exchange outside, the joke fell flat.
She and my father—my Radisson father—used to joke about it.
He'd meant it as a joke only, something to make her feel better and take her mind off of the chaos around her.
The joke was on him, then.
Some time passed in silence, and then the same joke was repeated.
There hasn't been much to joke about, has there?
What for a long while specially surprised and delighted him were the women, young and healthy, without a dozen officers making up to each of them; women, too, who were pleased and flattered that a passing officer should joke with them.
But if somebody were playing a joke, why smash the skull?
He was obviously making a joke, but she would never have guessed it from the expression on his face.
An old joke is about the city slicker who finds himself lost in the country.
He tried, but failed, to find some joke with which to reply to Dolokhov's words.
The familiar name for toasted cheese, "Welsh rabbit," is merely a joke, and the alteration to "Welsh rare-bit" is due to a failure to see the joke, such as it is.
If Dean himself had been bound and gagged, it would have been the joke of the squad room for weeks to come.
One of the king's knights boasts that ten thousand pieces have been "forcontes" (counted short) to the Saracens; and it is with the utmost trouble that Joinville and the rest can persuade the king that this is a joke, and that the Saracens are much more likely to;lave got the advantage.
It reminded her of an Arkansas weather joke she once heard.
Why was it so hard to joke with him without flirting?
You joke with me.
Boris smiled circumspectly, so that it might be taken as ironical or appreciative according to the way the joke was received.
I'm nothing but a joke to you, am I?
If any one whom she is touching laughs at a joke, she laughs, too, just as if she had heard it.
"Your joke is too bad, it's witty but unjust," said Anna Pavlovna, shaking her little shriveled finger at him.
Before Shinshin had time to utter the joke he was ready to make on the count's patriotism, Natasha jumped up from her place and ran to her father.
He was armed with a musketoon (which he carried rather as a joke), a pike and an ax, which latter he used as a wolf uses its teeth, with equal ease picking fleas out of its fur or crunching thick bones.
Rostov took the joke as an insult, flared up, and said such unpleasant things to the officer that it was all Denisov could do to prevent a duel.
The clerk glanced round, evidently hoping that his joke would be appreciated.
Don't joke; I mean to have a serious talk with you.
"Why joke?" said the driver, laughing.
But they didn't joke around with each other any more.
The words seemed to be meant as a joke, but there was an edge in Gerry's tone that made her think he knew Xander much better than he let on.
Why should I joke about it?
The doctor, whether from lack of means or because he did not like to part from his young wife in the early days of their marriage, took her about with him wherever the hussar regiment went and his jealousy had become a standing joke among the hussar officers.
"OK, it was a poor joke," Carmen concluded as she took the rinsed dish and placed it in the dishwasher.
Gervais intervened with a joke, and the talk reverted to its former lively tone.
Or, turning to Mademoiselle Bourienne, he would ask her in Princess Mary's presence how she liked our village priests and icons and would joke about them.
At that time a famous joke of Ermolov's was being circulated, that as a great favor he had petitioned the Emperor to make him a German.
"Ah, Nikita Ivanych!" cried Nicholas, rising politely, and as if wishing Nikita Ivanych to share his joke, he began to tell him of his intention to elope with a blonde lady.
Andre gave him a disapproving look, and Gabriel realized the joke was probably misplaced when talking to the family member of the deceased.
He thought it was a big joke, making all these plans and there in the back of the motel is our car.
Some of the traditional qualities are indeed preserved: the practical joke, for instance, in the scene in Auerbach's Keller shows that he has not altogether shed his character as kobold; and, like the planet-spirits of the old magic he appears alternately in animal and human shape.
His family came on both sides of middle-class people, and it was probably only as a joke that Godwin, a stern political reformer and philosophical radical, attempted to trace his pedigree to a time before the Norman conquest and the great earl Godwine.
This was no joke.
Then a woman in the background said something about them all moving to this keen town and the woman on the phone laughed, like it was a joke.
I just don't think it was all bragging, more like it was his private joke.
She had a feeling it was a horrible inside joke.
Might it have just been some kind of a joke?
To Dean's experienced ears, it didn't sound like a joke.
"Maybe from back there," her husband answered, "but anyone would know it was a joke."
This is no joke.
God—that would have been a joke!
Shouldn't you tell the child it was all a big joke?
That was no joke.
You know Dean, you're a joke.
She didn't expect to find the human alive, let alone of a mindset to make a joke.
This is no time for a joke!
The dry note in his voice made her think he had his own inside joke.
"I'll survive," he said, waiting for her to get the joke.
Harmony didn't get the joke.
It's not a joke.
She laughed, not expecting the joke.
He smiled at her, understanding her joke.
Never mind that one. Bad joke.
Dean's eyes questioned and Mrs. Byrne clarified, The Mark Hopkins Hotel, in San Francisco—it was our little joke.
She smiled at Fred, as if sharing their little joke.
Killing five Others is no joke.
He comically handled the situation with a joke.
This wasn't a joke.
She laughed, entertained at her own joke.
Now I'm pretty sure this is all a huge joke.
Pretoria through Boer sources, and when first received there was laughed at by the garrison and inhabitants as a Boer joke.
In their opinion, Youngblood was a joke.
As Dean rose to leave, he added with a sneer, If this is some joke, I'll have your ass.
Godâ€”that would have been a joke!
She and my fatherâ€”my Radisson fatherâ€”used to joke about it.
It was intended as a joke, but the thought was disturbing.
He wasn't expecting Fate to crack a joke.
She lifted her head to look at him, unable to tell if he meant it as a joke and ready to bolt if not.
The joke in fed circles was that the government could activate the Horsemen at will and bring about the destruction of the planet itself.
Dean's eyes questioned and Mrs. Byrne clarified, The Mark Hopkins Hotel, in San Franciscoâ€”it was our little joke.
If this was meant as a joke, Dean did-n't find it very funny.
I thought ... we never joke any more.
absurdist humor has made his castle joke a local legend.
It is no joke, I am fully awake.
Hated the beginning, hated the ELO songs, hated the frankly awful oral sex joke at the end.
What you may think is a harmless joke program could in reality be opening a backdoor to your system.
brunt of the joke more often than the instigator.
The head cashier laughed at them, convinced it was a practical joke.
contrived, terrible joke led up to the title of the next new song, ' Mokey ' .
crap joke of the month )!
But it wasn't a joke that he had a high croak And walked with a bit of a mince.
Joke: Why did the Dalmatian refuse to bathe in the dishwasher detergent?
This was somewhat disconcerting: where was the joke?
The hot air hand drier - Satan's joke against people with wet hands.
I will try to keep this brief You know, Franz Kafka once had a really droll joke about that.
duckling image into a sick joke.
Then again, I might have just missed the point about some ironic joke thanks to an overly earnest press release.
envy fuel 4x4 hatred Published: 04 July 2006 This is not a joke.
erupted in laughter at what he thought was a rather bad joke.
Dear Ish, Here's a joke - A little boy opened his big family Bible.
fools joke by CU Amiga Magazine and was revealed the next day.
4x4 hatred Published: 04 July 2006 This is not a joke.
They'll look baggy and kinda funky, but they'll work, " he tried to joke.
Nowadays, of course, the Comic Relief joke is to use the inclusion of a high profile celebrity as a throwaway gag.
globalized economy, national sovereignty was now a joke.
gnashing teeth sounds] Seagoon: It's all, it's all a practical joke!
It became a joke to be passed from mouth to mouth, producing instant guffaws.
Now the original and best practical joke has gone hi-tech.
Sponsored by: add a little humor to your life, with a Joke or two.
humourrelaxed absurdist humor has made his castle joke a local legend.
At least I hope it was a joke.) Fortunately it's not completely indiscriminate.
The joke has been around for ages and has grown infamous in the comedy world as it was told extravagantly among insiders.
However the joke is not what you can get insured on it is the cost.
jazz musician to make a million quid, the joke goes.
Granted people were only jeering, but you were safe on the stage and were arrogant enough to joke from up there.
jeopardizeear the proposal would stifle religious freedom and debate, even jeopardizing comedians who joke about faith.
joke perpetrated on believers to make them feel better about life being a struggle, sometimes brutal and painful.
I can't wait to hear the next joke.
John Robson is seen here enjoying a joke with his Joint Master Jimmy Edwards at a Meet in 1979.
With the town basking in the glory of our unique status this is surely some kind of sick joke?
This really could be the genesis of the fat mother-in-law joke, " one of the team breathlessly asserted.
joke films Jesse's car ride to the courtroom and them joking around outside it, despite the prospect of a daunting jail sentence.
knob twiddler Youth (of Killing Joke fame) " Who's Been Sleeping In My Brain?
The joke going around college was, " what do you call the shields lass in the white shell suit?
lewd joke: " Absinthe makes the fart grow stronger " .
mother-in-law joke, " one of the team breathlessly asserted.
Ronnie Scott's How do you get a jazz musician to make a million quid, the joke goes.
Not that I'm casting nasturtiums - that's just a little joke - on Chris.
nerd joke: a G, a B flat and a D walk into a bar.
music nerd joke: a G, a B flat and a D walk into a bar.
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Doesn't it annoy you that the other peoples of Virginia regard orcs as something of a joke?
P.S. Have you heard the joke about the man who walked in to a bar and said ouch?
practical joke played by some computer hacker or a simple accident.
psychiatric psychiatrist - A Joke on Psychiatry A few weeks ago I went to see a psychiatrist.
The first is addressed to the consuming public: Do not buy Moto Racer 3: Gold Edition, not even as a joke.
The world amused him mightily and he amused the world, always ready with a witty sally or a ribald joke.
The little satyrs have stolen his lance - a joke to show that he is now disarmed.
severable liability " for your development " (A little accountancy joke!
Question 11 What a joke you lot are, you can't even find a shirt sponsor for next season.
How many syllabi include the ability to tell or understand a joke?
Seeing Cherry-throated tanager is, however, a very expensive joke.
In fact, the website is a joke (albeit one which some may find tasteless ).
The best joke every week wins some tat from the Venue office.
This is no joke when the ants are fierce when provoked and have some of the most potent toxins around, wear your shoes.
As long as you do n't transgress the joke code.
However while they look unlikely to win the next General Election the Tories are no longer a joke.
It is not their choice and indeed speaking of the choice of the Islamic veil by the child herself is a ridiculous joke.
vulgar joke at this point.
The end of program joke is about " a new low fat communion wafer " .
wait to hear the next joke.
whacked in the face by a branch is no joke.
wharf cottages - they used to be a standing joke, where are you going for your holidays?
A. says God made me and every one out of sand; but it must be a joke.
What nonsense! she said, hoping it was a joke.
Everything seems funny to you, but this isn't at all a joke....
Well then, remember, this is not a joke!
A horror movie such as Aliens: Resurrection is very much at the level of a whodunit or a schoolboy joke.
We have joint and severable liability " for your development " (A little accountancy joke !
Question 11 What a joke you lot are, you ca n't even find a shirt sponsor for next season.
Seeing Cherry-throated Tanager is, however, a very expensive joke.
In fact, the website is a joke (albeit one which some may find tasteless).
MEMO to Russell Brand: The stickleback joke was funny, but I 'm not so sure about the toe amputation gag.
Once everyone had rolled out an obligatory joke about the joy rides we tramped off to find the course.
Now I think I need a rather vulgar joke at this point.
Being whacked in the face by a branch is no joke.
A: The wharf cottages - they used to be a standing joke, where are you going for your holidays?
Puns, one-liners, spoonerisms, and every kind of wordplay joke.
Kara took the joke seriously because she was too credulous to understand the sarcasm.
Christy would feign a laugh every time her boyfriend made a joke, no matter how funny it was.
When his friends laughed at his joke, Deaton's face was gleaming with joy.
I have never seen the strict professor act inane, so she surprised us when she made a joke.
While many people joke about having a panic attack, panic attacks are no laughing matter.
It might reflect the impression that you are not serious about the job, or that you think it's a joke.
Likewise, the lucky recipient will feel good because she'll know it's an authentic note from you and not some practical joke.
The class clown will appreciate a good joke while the local fashionista might enjoy a stylish, feminine design.
Make a personal card based on a family joke or a moment only you shared with the graduate.
I don't know, I guess I just think of that word whenever I think of him because I never heard anyone call me stupid or even joke about it before.
Before I get into "helping" you though, I want to just let you know that the word "retarded" even used as a joke to describe silly behavior, is really offensive to so many.
He comments dryly, disappointed, disapproving, not sure what the joke was between you and I.
Funny can in itself, become an inside joke intended for just the two of you alone.
LOL: Means "Laugh out loud", to let someone know you liked their joke, or you are joking yourself (see j/k).
Do you have an inside joke or story that always make you and your friends laugh?
An inside joke is also a great way to honor the friendships that you've had in school.
I almost laughed, thinking it must be some kind of terrible joke.
Wedding guests may misinterpret a crazy cake design or misunderstand an inside joke, and that type of cake may be better suited to a smaller, less formal party.
Keep it universal: In other words, do not have a reading that plays upon a private joke between the two of you or just a few others.
Avoid insulting either the bride or groom, even if the joke is an inside or long-running one.
Men's shirts sometimes have a marriage joke, usually relating to the "ball and chain."
Writing them together as a couple can help you make sure your vows work together as a pair, so that all the guests understand the joke is on purpose and not feel awkward during the vows.
While many people joke that they are addicted to sugar, it's a reality for many people.
Over the Hill cake: If you want to make a joke out of your friend's age, an Over the Hill cake is the perfect way to do it.
Despite the undergarments, parts of her body were still blurred out on television for the sake of the joke.
There are also unconfirmed reports that comedian Carrot Top will be joining the cast, but we're hoping this is only someone's idea of a cruel joke.
Destiny's Child named their third album Survivor as a nod to joke about them "voting" members "off the island" after the departure of Luckett, Roberson, and Franklin from the group.
According to Elliot Wilson, Editor in Chief of XXL magazine, "I just think we ignore him ... He's a joke, basically.
Looks like the joke is on the audience members who spent obscene amounts of cash to hear Barbra sing, but were also treated to her political views.
The Asian-American community was targeted by O'Donnell after she made a joke that mocked the Chinese language.
According to Pratt, "We did it as a joke.
Britney claimed that it was a "joke that went too far" -- he claimed that he really did love her.
Sanjaya Malakar knows a thing or two about being on American Idol - despite often being the joke of the reality talent competition, Sanjaya hung on as a finalist, making it to seventh place.
Malakar quickly became a running joke on the series, however.
The name of Montag's clothing line is Heidiwood (no joke) and is geared toward girls between the ages of 16 and 21.
So far, there are rumors saying she is pregnant and rumors saying the pregnancy rumor was all just a joke perpetrated by Pete Wentz.
When asked by TMZ if she was pregnant or not, Simpson replied "No, I'm not" though E! and Us Weekly are both reporting that it isn't a joke and she is pregnant.
Anyway, apparently Spence didn't like the joke that his sister's ex was playing on him.
Tequila really likes to joke about being pregnant (again, most sane people really can't figure that one out), back in May, she also claimed she was once again pregnant.
A T shirt can include a monogrammed name, inside joke or incorporate favorite colors.
Perhaps this is why a student can laugh at a poop joke on Family Guy and then turn to the biting political satire of The Daily Show.
Unusual scholarships may be humorous, but they are certainly no joke.
Joke messages prevail, although political commentary seems to be a fast-growing segment.
While not everyone will get the joke, for those who are familiar with the back-story, it can be highly amusing to be one of the few who's in on it.
Some people prefer more visual jokes while others like reading a long joke and getting to the punch line.
A darker sense of humor is required for this joke shirt.
Non-fans may scratch their heads, but for an inside joke, it does the trick.
Keep in mind that if you're in a venue with young children and their parents or any type of religious setting, these types of shirts will probably not go over well and the joke will be lost.
There is a reason why Dwight on The Office is a joke character; his short-sleeved yellow shirts show he doesn't understand how to be a serious corporate player.
The funny graphic T shirt, whether it was a yellow smiley face, a satirical message about the Vietnam war, or just a silly joke, became a typical sight on college campuses and city streets everywhere.
Joke shops, card shops, hipster shops - funny T shirts are everywhere.
When a man is serious about a sport or hobby, he likes to joke about it, so of course an avid hunter is always happy with funny hunting T shirts as gifts.
Try going to Custom T-Shirtz with a design and joke and see what they can do for you.
Perhaps you'll find a style you like with a name that reminds you of an inside joke with a loved one.
It does sound like a joke, but regular snowboarders or other winter sportsmen know that spending that much time on, and in, the snow requires some serious cold weather gear.
If you have a special nickname or an inside joke with someone who will see you in your pajamas, there's a good chance you can surprise them and have a good laugh by choosing a pair that reflects the nickname or joke.
If you're wearing something that relates to hobbies, you just might find yourself a new crew to hang out with because of the people who will understand the joke or reference (like "That's how I roll" with a dice from Dungeons and Dragons).
Wearing cool T shirt designs are a great way to call attention to yourself, share an inside joke with strangers who share your interests, and be comfortable without having to wear plain colored pocket tees that many guys wear by default.
When many people hear the words "plus size bikini swimsuits," they think it's either a joke or contradiction in terms.
So much in the way of 1960s clothing became a cultural joke, people forgot that there was much in the way of exciting design work.
With such a bright color, the wrong fit can even make you look like a joke.
If you need to retaliate for a practical joke that was pulled on your or you want to surprise someone in your life, look to this list of practical jokes for inspiration.
You can make your victim think that they've received the "blue screen of death" with this simple practical joke.
This practical joke can be done in several different ways, but the most effective is to keep your barrier in the lower two feet of the doorway.
People who have been the victim of a prank or a practical joke may be considering taking action against the perpetrator in the form of revenge pranks.
A joke that annoys or embarrasses someone is one thing, but you want to avoid doing anything that will injure them or constitutes breaking the law.
This prank involves some finesse, since if the object of the prank turns around when you approach them from behind, you will lose your chance to play the joke.
This prank is a bit more sophisticated than the phony dog poop that people used to buy at joke shops.
If you decide to prank Mom and Dad as a funny joke over April Fools or for a few laughs when they get home from work, you'll have to determine how to prank your parents in a safe and responsible manner.
However, if they don't realize before they leave that it's just a joke, they might drive over the speed limit to get to work on time and get into a car accident.
They won't even have to know it was you who pulled the joke!
The idea of playing a practical joke on someone is to make the object of the prank look foolish and to have fun.
Something that makes the object of the joke feel a bit silly or physically uncomfortable is a much better choice.
When you are planning to pull a practical joke on someone, another thing to consider is whether your actions are likely to cause property damage.
Also, make sure you're pranking coworkers for the right reasons: because you think they will enjoy the joke.
The best practical joke ideas are the ones that everyone, including the person being joked, can enjoy.
You should never plan a practical joke or prank at someone you are angry with and you should never play a practical joke on someone who doesn't enjoy one.
Not everyone cares for a joke being played at his or her expense.
It is always best not to play a joke on someone who has expressly asked you not too.
Whip up a batch of pancakes with wash clothes cooked into the inside (have a real batch ready for after the joke) and serve the toweled pancakes.
One safe and entertaining practical joke is to unplug someone's mouse when they aren't looking or are away from their desk.
If they are on a deadline or highly stressed, you might want to avoid this joke.
As a good rule of thumb, if the practical joke ideas involve damaging something or leaving it permanently altered, you should avoid doing it.
If you do pull off great practical joke ideas on someone, you should be prepared for good-hearted retaliation.
You may start thinking about revenge practical jokes if you've been the butt of someone else's joke, but you should never try to "get even" with someone.
The desire to get even can lead to rash actions, particularly if you've been the butt of a joke that you didn't enjoy.
You should never try to knowingly harm, embarrass or otherwise humiliate the "mark" or target you have chosen for your joke.
If you have been the victim of someone else's joke and felt threatened, harassed or humiliated, you should report it to someone who can help and take some time to cool off.
If a negative or unpleasant joke happened at school or the office, you have the right to not feel threatened or intimidated, so do not hesitate to report the incident.
If you are of the mind to play a practical joke on someone who joked you and your only intention is more good fun and laughter, then by all means, proceed.
Revenge and fun may not be two words you hear in conjunction with each other, but revenge performed in good fun is done so that both the person playing the joke and the one being joked can enjoy.
Another creative joke is to substitute the morning newspaper with one you've "cut" a message into so that when they flip it open, they see a funny line or joke.
Never send a joke in the mail, particularly one that lets out a shower of confetti or dust.
Make sure that you plan your practical joke carefully so that the target also finds it amusing.
When choosing a joke to play on someone that involves his or her computer, keep the emphasis on fun.
Playing computer pranks can be a fun way to share a laugh with someone who will appreciate the joke.
Not everyone you know will appreciate being the object of a prank or a practical joke, so you need to choose that person carefully.
If you have any concerns about whether the person you are targeting would be a good sport, then the best choice is to decide not to play a joke on that individual.
Offer the person you want to play the joke on a drink and watch them try to figure out why the liquid is dribbling onto their hand and clothing.
Choose your target wisely to make sure that he or she can appreciate that joke and enjoy the fun as well.
A prank should be something simple that you can do to play a joke on someone who is close to you.
When you are thinking about doing something like this, be sure that the person you are thinking of playing the prank on will appreciate the joke.
Start off with a joke, related to the job, and reference the amount of time spent working there.
Practical Joke Humor Practical jokes are best reserved for those that you know extremely well.
A practical joke gift, for example, may be a set of faux golf clubs or a book on modern housekeeping and being a nanny.
Pure Jokes Pure joke retirement gifts are not meant to be useful.
One of the reasons people may joke about turning 50 is to conquer their own fears.
Boomer Jokes is a joke blog full of funny jokes and anecdotes for the 50+ crowd, including an actual job application to Walmart from a 75-year-old man.
Since vacationing is no joke (and not exactly inexpensive) every little bit off of the bottom line is well worth tracking down those discounts.
The true intent of the code is unclear, but given the amount of work necessary to unlock it, it was probably a misguided inside joke that accidentally made its way into the final product.
Okay, only Dance Dance Revolution veterans (and geeks) will get that joke.
It's no joke - people are losing jobs, spouses, and careers over online poker.
Look to the bottom of the list of "languages" for a joke one called Bork!
NOTE: Sorry about the Transformer joke in the 4th paragraph...it slipped out.
Well, they even added two separate games entirely, available upon completion: Operation Ada and the survival mode I affectionately refer to as "God's Cruel Joke to Gamers Everywhere."
A joke amongst gamers centers around Capcom's continual "upgrading" of the Street Fighter II game without releasing a full sequel.
Pregnant ladies and their pesky bladders are no joke.
While the initial idea of a homemade bikini might sound like a joke having to do with coconut shells, a person who has some sewing skills can actually make herself a great swimsuit that is guaranteed to be unique.
The truck will say any one of over 80 phrases or tell a joke.
Create printable funny Christmas cards to share a joke with a friend or two over the holiday season.
Share an inside joke, risqué gag or a comical story using a card made with a computer and printer.
When making a printable Christmas card, keep in mind who will be sharing in the Christmas joke.
Funny gifts can be appropriate for everyone if they are well chosen, but they are more popular to give a best friend, sibling, coworker, boss, or anyone who needs a laugh and can appreciate a joke.
Look for some cutesy funny Christmas saying to include in the card that doesn't reference any sort of inside joke or have dry humor that not everyone will understand.
Look for ones that play upon an inside joke or have a special meaning just to the two of you.
Obviously don't even joke about plans to help them escape.
You may have to practice your delivery to get the right "we're both in on the joke" tone, especially if you're using one of the more innuendo-laced lines.
"There's a Lesbian bar here in San Francisco called the Lexington…and people joke that people show interest by ignoring you."
Don't make fun of it and definitely never make joke about it in front of others.
By choosing to make a light-hearted joke, you avoid being negative about the band and give her the opportunity to share her opinions.
When he makes a joke about something, tell him that you think he's funny.
No, they promise the entire site is free - "Yup, really, no joke, no sneaky stuff, we promise."
Men like to joke around and make sexual innuendos.
If you're not sure but you want to give your date something anyway, go for something inexpensive that symbolizes time you've spent together or an inside joke you have together.
Humorous proposals: An engagement proposal is nothing to laugh at, but humorous proposals such as clever limericks, ring-finding scavenger hunts, surprises, or a fun practical joke can ask this serious question with a smile.
Practical Jokes: A daring groom-to-be may be able to arrange a practical joke proposal by enlisting his girlfriend's boss, family members, or friends to help set up the joke.
Humor: Humorous or light poems are sometimes appropriate during a proposal for certain couples that regularly joke with each other.
If you have a knack for making children laugh, you might consider learning how to write a joke book for kids.
That's why it's so important to do your homework before proceeding with a joke book for kids.
Next, visit your public library's children's book section and read every single kids' joke book you can get your hands on.
If you're not enjoying yourself, then you've missed the most important lesson on how to write a joke book for kids.
If you are not much of a showboat, or can't tell a joke to save your life, don't worry.
Even the most harmless practical joke can become a problem in the hands of young children who might carry the joke too far.
Don't allow them to perform any joke that might result in hurt feelings, or even more serious, injury to someone.
Rubberband Fun-This is a simple practical joke that kids can do to their parents.
She forces Alice to play croquet with her, and the Cheshire Cat appears, plays a practical joke on the Queen, and manages to frame Alice for it.
The Evolution of Dance: Sometimes, it doesn't need to be a joke to be funny.
In an interview with CNN, the men said that it was originally just "a big joke", that they didn't expect would get so out of hand.
The timing of the announcement created a sense of false hope as fans hoped that it was an April Fool's joke.
An example of this may be in that the child does not understand a joke properly.
I just joke -- all I do is put the jewelry out there, the ladies try it on, I eat the snacks, and they throw me money!
You can play an auto-related joke on a friend.
The downside of annuities is the subject of a joke among financial services professionals: If you hate your kids, buy annuities.
They can also be a great joke gift that is still practical.
It wasn't so long ago that the idea of sexy lingerie for older women was treated as a joke or, at best, a fetish.
The band also tours frequently, sometimes performing under the name Goat Punishment - a kind of inside joke with Weezer fans.
Thriller music could even be used to play a practical joke on someone who is scared easily, or someone who watches too many scary movies.
A Chanukah card with a rabbi-Santa joke may be funny for a casual friend, but it may not be appropriate for a conservative relative.
A joke about being over-the-hill is not as funny if the person on the card looks happy and well-rested instead of haggard and exhausted.
Coworkers and friends may not appreciate being left out of the inner circle if a funny card relates back to a secret joke.
A card that has a joke about buying lots of luxurious presents may not be funny to someone who is unemployed.
Youngsters might not "get" an ironic or sarcastic joke.
Whether looking for a card conveying heartfelt feelings or referencing an inside joke, pre-printed cards often come up short.
Thrifty Fun - Thrifty Fun has lots of recipes that sound gross - like kitty litter cake - but the joke at the end is that they actually taste good.
This show is part reality and part hidden camera show; the trick is that the contestant isn't in on the joke.
He likes to joke and appears to take an active role in the lives of his children and wives.
The running joke about Chad is that he sold his soul to the devil in order to maintain his youthful appearance, but there is much more to him than his boyish good looks.
I joke that my brand is the combination of Jessica Simpson and Dr. Oz.
Along with the famous "wessel" joke, he also had a tendency to credit everything to his homeland of Russia.
Don Franklin and I used to joke that it was SeaWatch, more like Baywatch than Seaquest.
I got a part on Pendulum and thought this was the best career ever because I could eat (that’s a joke, seriously!).
The inclusion of a happy face or another form of smiley or emoticon helps to show immediately whether a comment is meant as a joke or in a light hearted way and is a great use of netiquette.
Instead it is a joke about the banality of some of the "celebrity" tweets - Jessica Simpson breaking a heel, for example, or Ashton Kutcher going to the grocery store for salad.
MySpace comments for friends might have to do with an inside joke or something that you both find funny.
Nor were his intimate associates men of refinement and taste; they were rather good fellows who quietly enjoyed a good bottle and a joke; he uniformly avoided encounters of wit with his equals.
It was much more than a joke that Palmerston sheltered Conservative principles under the Liberal flag.
It's no joke, this plot you've hatched.
"A joke indeed!" put in the count.
It started out as a joke with a water pistol until the storeowner shoved 89 dollars at them and ducked under the counter screaming his head off.
"That was a joke," she said and retreated.
"But do you know, my dear, that was a capital joke," said the count; and seeing that the elder visitor was not listening, he turned to the young ladies.
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