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joke

[cf. OED, a witticism] n. a tale; a folk-tale: This joke what I gon tell you, me neither you bin dis side [i.e. it happened before we were born; a 20-minute tale follows] (Andros).

Tags: folktales, noun

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Last update: 2011-06-01 16:51
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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