Tag Archives: Humour

Wilde words

Sometime in the eighties I noticed a shift in the focus of television sitcoms–the humorous situation was gradually being replaced by humorous banter. Witty retorts were more important than amusing events. In fact, often the events would be minimal. The … Continue reading

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The real deal

“I rented a canoe on Saturday – it was quite an oar deal!” The students’ task was to describe the source of humor in a series of five puns. Then they developed their own set of puns. Despite the cheesiness … Continue reading

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