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  • n. Alternative spelling of humorlessness.

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Examples

  • That's all very well, but in my experience, often also a recipe for extreme worthiness and humourlessness I invoke here the Edie Falco Principle.

    Amy Ryan: the Isabelle Huppert of Hollywood

  • The other odd thing about The Great British Bake-Off, in which 10 home bakers were herded into a marquee to handmix their way to glory, was the humourlessness that pervaded the proceedings.

    TV review: The Great British Bake-Off, The Making of King Arthur and Ideal

  • The British comedian Stewart Lee once blamed the German reputation for humourlessness on that language's inflexible sentence structures, which preclude the twist-in-the-tail techniques on which English-language comedy depends.

    Translating jokes into English leads comics to new punch lines

  • The most conspicuous trait of the Neanderthal character was its absolute humourlessness or, more exactly, its lack of frivolity.

    Autumn

  • Her voice was laden down with the ominously earnest, offendable humourlessness that characterises an awful lot of this BDSM malarkey.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Archbishop Fred Hiltz for taking himself so seriously, his unmatched humourlessness and for general obsequiousness to Rowan the Druid.

    The Anglican Widmerpool Award « Anglican Samizdat

  • Having run the gamut of wankery cluelessness, humourlessness, litigiousness and what have you back here, Blogging Tory and perpetual whiner Sandy Crux finally slaps a big red bow on that puppy: "Comments are now off."

    And the circle of douchebagitude closes ...

  • It contains some interesting observations about clothes and feminist humourlessness, as well as taking stock of the very real progress made in Europe and the US in particular.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • He counted on it as much as he counted on the millions watching the broadcast to recognize and be revolted by the humourlessness of the damned televised bunch.

    Firedoglake » Funny Guy

  • But it seems clear that it's not humourlessness that makes the encyclopedia such fun to kick around.

    Internet News: Vandalism at Wikipedia

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