joke

A joke is a display of humour in which words are used within a specific and well-defined narrative structure to make people laugh and is usually not meant to be interpreted literally. It usually takes the form of a story, often with dialogue, and ends in a punch line, whereby the humorous element of the story is revealed; this can be done using a pun or other type of word play, irony or sarcasm, logical incompatibility, hyperbole, or other means. Linguist Robert Hetzron offers the definition:

A joke is a short humorous piece of oral literature in which the funniness culminates in the final sentence, called the punchline… In fact, the main condition is that the tension should reach its highest level at the very end. No continuation relieving the tension should be added. As for its being "oral," it is true that jokes may appear printed, but when further transferred, there is no obligation to reproduce the text verbatim, as in the case of poetry.
It is generally held that jokes benefit from brevity, containing no more detail than is needed to set the scene for the punchline at the end. In the case of riddle jokes or one-liners, the setting is implicitly understood, leaving only the dialogue and punchline to be verbalised. However, subverting these and other common guidelines can also be a source of humour—the shaggy dog story is an example of an anti-joke; although presented as a joke, it contains a long drawn-out narrative of time, place and character, rambles through many pointless inclusions and finally fails to deliver a punchline. Jokes are a form of humour, but not all humour is a joke. Some humorous forms which are not verbal jokes are: involuntary humour, situational humour, practical jokes, slapstick and anecdotes.
Identified as one of the simple forms of oral literature by the Dutch linguist André Jolles, jokes are passed along anonymously. They are told in both private and public settings; a single person tells a joke to his friend in the natural flow of conversation, or a set of jokes is told to a group as part of scripted entertainment. Jokes are also passed along in written form or, more recently, through the internet.
Stand-up comics, comedians and slapstick work with comic timing and rhythm in their performance, and may rely on actions as well as on the verbal punchline to evoke laughter. This distinction has been formulated in the popular saying "A comic says funny things; a comedian says things funny".

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  1. U

    Its joke time

    salamat po😊
  2. H

    Joke 1

    Q: Ano ang pwede mong gawin sa GABI na hindi mo pwedeng gawin sa UMAGA? A: Eh di MAGPUYAT.
  3. B

    ORANGE

    Kaunting kaalaman: Alam nio ba na kapag binaliktad ang Orange ito ay magiging it Itlog na hilaw?
  4. B

    Joke time

    Bigay kayo ng joke 😁
  5. A

    Bye Guys ikakasal nako bukas, I'm getting mermaid..

    Bye Guys ikakasal nako bukas, I'm getting mermaid..
  6. E

    Dough-ncer

  7. J

    Meron akong joke

  8. B

    Thinking

    Ngayon happy , bukas ano kaya hmmf.🙄
  9. B

    Ga joke

    Naa unta koy joke kaso lang wa koy kwarta huhuhuhuhu
  10. O

    Joke muna ahaha

    Q: Anong puno ang hindi pwedeng akyatin? A: Eh di yung nakatumba!
  11. J

    Help Pahingi ng Joke For CRUSH

    Magandang Umaga ka PHC ❤️ May jokes ba kayo para sa mga crush niyo? Para ma impress Siya kahit picture lang. Po wag lang dirty minded baka di Niya magustuhan🥺
  12. B

    Joke na malupit

    Sa mga magagaling mag joke jan. láρág nyo na po pinaka malupit na joke. Hahaha
  13. J

    Ano tawag??

    Anong tawag sa niloko na nga binalikan mo pa?
  14. A

    Takot ba?

    Did you hear about the mathematician who’s afraid of negative numbers? He’ll stop at nothing to avoid them.
  15. M

    Wag na lang mag Joke

    May joke sana ako ngayong 1:05am About Sa Pizza Kaso Baka hindi Ko maideliver ng Maayos. Godbless
  16. M

    May Joke Ako about

    May Joke Ako about Medyas But It Really Socks. kbye
  17. S

    Ibon na black

  18. D

    Joke lang

    Gusto mo bang makatulong sa mga magulang mo? Gusto mo bang mabawasan ang gastusin nila? Anu pang hinihintay mo? Lumayas kana sainyo :LOL:
  19. Z

    Depression Is Not A Joke

    [UPDATED] A man was believed to have jumped from 4th Floor in a university building in Mandaue City Monday morning, October 17, 2022. Investigation is ongoing.
  20. M

    Ano daw Joke

  21. Z

    Maling Anghel

    Hidden content
  22. P

    Wtf??? hahah

  23. R

    Thanks to my Math teacher

    Madali lang pala maka score sa mga chick Math is the key
  24. I

    Life changing advice parekoy

    dapat gang utot lang pala ;)
  25. B

    Wag maingay may tulog po

  26. P

    Baka namiss nyo founder ng Paru-Paru G

    Chill ride lang po with Daddy G. Hahahaha
  27. P

    If We Date

    If we are going on a Date, don't bring your purse, I'm not gonna let you pay. Just run when I run.🥴
  28. P

    Tawa na agad mga lods

    May kasal akong dinaluhan kahapon. Pagpasok ko patungo sa reception, may dalawang pinto, may mga sign na 'nabakunahan' at 'hindi nabakunahan'. Doon ako pumasok sa 'hindi nabakunahan'. Pagpasok ko, may dalawang pinto na may label na 'relative' at 'not relative'. Diretso ako sa 'not relative'...
  29. L

    Closed Pansin q wala nang mga naga-ampao?

    namiss q kau. ay mali namiss q lang ung piso hehe jk update: nilipat q lng sa gags xD
  30. C

    Gigalife

    Big thanks padin kay sir jerome dami nyang natulongan sa pag register baka next month makakahanap ulit sya ng butas para mabypass at makaregister sa unlidata.
  31. K

    TENGA!

    tol paedit naman please., :ROFLMAO:
  32. W

    Manyak at Madre

    Ang alamat.. Ang manyak, madre at ang tricycle driver." Isang araw, may isang lalaking manyak na sumakay sa tricycle. Hindi pa nakakalayo, pumara sa tricycle ang isang magandang madre at sumakay sa tabi ng manyak.... . Manyak: Sister, pwedeng pa-s*x? (Sabay himas sa ****** ng madre.) Madre...
  33. P

    How to find LOVE? (For Weebs only)

    How to find love? STEPS Hidden contentHidden content
  34. C

    Healthy S3x Life

    They say that during s3x you burn off as many calories as running eight miles or 12 Km. . . . . . . . But then again...
  35. C

    Relate?

  36. K

    Need joke

    Mga paps parinig ng joke
  37. C

    There's No good/bad news, its just NEWS

    Doctor: "I have good and bad news," the doctor said to his patient. Patient: "Give me the good news first," Doctor: "Your test results are back, and you have only two days to live." Patient: "That's the good news?! What's the bad news then?" . . . . . Doctor:
  38. V

    Journeyman Na baka sunod Aerosmithman yes yes! PHcorner lods!

    Don't stop believing! Hold On To That Fe,,, eee,,,, elleeng! 🥴🥴🥴🤣
  39. P

    The Origin of Hi

    The journey of hi & infinite sadness🥴🥴😂✌️
  40. E

    Seafood lover daw pero

  41. E

    Meme of truth

  42. E

    Sa exam

  43. A

    Annulment

    Isang magasawa ang dumulog sa korte para magpaannul. Judge: Ano ang dahilan para kayo magpaannul? Babae: (Nagsalita habang nakayuko) Your honor, katawan lang ang gusto niya sa akin. Judge: Anong pruyba mo? Babae: (Nakayuko pa rin) Tuwing nag love making kami tinatakpan niya ng towel ang...
  44. D

    Ganto Hanapin ninyo sa isang babae

  45. M

    Peksman

  46. A

    Sweet message

    Ano kaya magigiging reaction ng jowa ko dito :> Ctto
  47. A

    Module

    Baka may paraan para mapindot yung link Ctto.
  48. J

    Chicken on a Raft

    https://chickenonaraft.com/ Patagalan po tayo sa pakikinig nito hahahaha LSS hehehehe Comment niyo kung ilang oras niyo kaya pakinggan to mga lods.
  49. S

    Facemask ng Batang 90's

    Sakin yung goku . pili nlng kayo 😂
  50. E

    Oh talaga lang ha?

    oh talaga lang ha 😔🤣
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