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Years ago, a friend commented, "I've figured out why you're so insist that we laugh!" She meant that a confident speaker delivers the punch line and pauses for the laughter because he or she knows it will follow.
Spend most of the presentation time on main points and conclusions, i.e., on the "punch lines," rather than on the related fine points.
The most important technique, I would suggest, is one I call "Disappointment and Defeated Expectations." The punch line in this joke, "Of course," suggests that at least one member of the family is heterosexual, but it turns out not to be the case, for the member of the family that likes women is a woman, and thus the family remains firmly homosexual.
- to contrive a companionable shiver the flare of urgent signs can't scare, your place amid the whirl and burn secure, bought and paid for (more or less): the silent punch line your crowd anticipates with grins.
It's being unable to bring out beyond the tip of my tongue a name, a word, a phrase, a punch line, or coax from the recesses of my mind a pretending-to-be-classified piece of information, like where I put down my reading glasses and my cell phone before I went to the bathroom - stuff like those, ordinary things that should stay put on my mental shelf where I can pick them up at will, but don't.
I built the tension used the pause to enhance the tension before the punch line and then used the pause again to let the punch line sink in.
- and obviously, there is more than one - is that every line of his humorous poems are a punch line. Even if they're not.
"A lot of customers out there need help with their sex drive, and they expect us to provide the help," the New York Daily News quoted Marlon Edwards, the manager of Punch Line Juice Bar in Crown Heights, as saying.
You'd think there might be a punch line to the above poll results - but no.
Given Jones' well-documented off-the-field troubles, we're sure some readers might be expecting a punch line right about now.
Men are twice as likely as women to play practical jokes on people and 70 per cent of women admit to regularly forgetting the punch line of jokes
But the real punch line came at the start of the segment, when Borat introduced Barr as a "party official from the ruling regime."