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- n. A joke, especially one which strikes the listener or reader as particularly humorous.
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- n. a joke that seems extremely funny
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I'll pause for a moment here while you recover from the gasping guffaws, the belly laughs that are no doubt incapacitating you right now as a consequence of that devastating thigh-slapper from Mayor Grose.
Sarah Palin, Rudy Giuliani and much of the rest of the GOP apparently believe that small town mayoring is oh-so-important while community organizing is a real thigh-slapper.
Trust me, readers of Thucydides would have found that last one a real thigh-slapper.
By the way, Jewish humor seems to me to have been improving since the time of the mythical (but obviously fall-about and general thigh-slapper) Sarah, whose son was to be offered for sacrifice by her somewhat unsmiling husband.
Yes, it's a thigh-slapper - and that's part of the problem.
Why, that's almost as much of a thigh-slapper as short-sheeting the bed in the honeymoon suite.
His book's title, What Can Chief Executives Learn From Stand-Up Comedians? is not exactly a thigh-slapper.
Magister on Defamer Rates The Super Bowl Porn That Accidentally Aired In Arizona: That was a thigh-slapper.