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I usually get the impression that you have a "joshing" manner, but you're landing some real punches today, snob.
Beaching and Moaning: Non-necessity is the Mother of Reinvention BikeSnobNYC 2010
When President Clinton offered a kind of joshing version of this idea, the columnist Charles Krauthammer gave him a terrible clop, claiming that it was rank hypocrisy for liberals now to pretend they had always been such single-minded anti-communists.
I will say -- you know, Jan was kind of joshing with me on the way in -- I said, gosh, I love this house.
Remarks By The President At Dnc Lunch In Las Vegas ITY National Archives 2000
Then there comes the good-natured "joshing" of the fellow who has made a fine play during the practice, or in the game of the day.
Football Days Memories of the Game and of the Men behind the Ball William Hanford Edwards
Consequently there would always be more or less rivalry between the three patrols, and much good natured "joshing" with regard to what they had to eat.
Owen had to laugh at this good-natured "joshing," but he allowed himself to be persuaded to accompany Hugh to the rear of the farmhouse.
The Chums of Scranton High Hugh Morgan's Uphill Fight Donald Ferguson
Such "joshing" on the part of a "buddy" was of course absurdly presumptuous; the superintendent stood looking after him with a puzzled frown upon his face.
King Coal : a Novel Upton Sinclair 1923
He would notify the postmaster in Prouty to hold out his mail for him and thus escape further "joshing" from Kate, who would be sure to observe letters addressed to him in feminine writing.
The Fighting Shepherdess Caroline Lockhart 1916
But then the other scouts knew Jimmy from the ground up, and seldom took offense at anything he said, because they realized that much of his bragging and "joshing" did not "spring from the heart," as he naively confessed many a time.
It was a fortnight ere Cadet Prescott could feel really secure against more "joshing" over the incident.