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  • n. an account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line)


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  • No one remarked or made connections if they were all sitting in Mira’s kitchen and Bliss was in the middle of a funny story about Bill’s demandingness and suddenly Bill stuck his head in and asked was Bliss there and she immediately leaped up and left, laughing and rolling her eyes as she went.

    The Women’s Room

  • It started small—just a funny story about my boys posted once a week on the site—then a sign-up to get The Queen of Lakewood’s Weekly Address via e-mail.

    CSS: Christmas Cheer

  • The great jazzman Hilton Fenton came over to our table and told us a funny story about the actor Morgan Freeman.


  • In Chapter 3, “To Err Is Human,” you’ll read lots of stories from people who have their weak moments, including Rebecca Hill’s very funny story about working on a fitness video shoot in Hawaii with a super fit staff.

    CSS: Shaping the New You


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