Day ten. Hey, how about we look at joke? That’s a funny word.
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Joke showed up in the mid seventeenth century as joque, coming from the classical Latin iocari, which is just joke with an I instead of a J. It can be traced all the way back to the Proto Indo European yek-, to speak. And today’s interesting fact is: the term “black joke” was originally slang for a smutty song because the phrased was used in a popular song. And that’s not even the only song related phrase etymology we have this month.
That seems a little too simple to me… Is this a joke?ReplyDelete
There's nothing more fitting. A good joke is healthy for the soul :)ReplyDelete
I like silly jokes best :) like: there are 10 different types of people in the world, those who understand binary and those who don't. Told you is was silly.ReplyDelete
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Black joke anything like black comedy?ReplyDelete
I understood Natasha's joke!ReplyDelete
I'm honestly not sure I've ever heard the phrase 'black joke.' Black comedy, yes, black joke, no.
I wonder why they used black joke. Was it because they were trying to be polite and anything smut related was not to be discussed.ReplyDelete
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Is and Js kind of merge and switch places a lot, don't they?ReplyDelete
Yek sounds like something the cat does when it coughs up a hairball.ReplyDelete
You're just joshing.ReplyDelete