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20th Aug '16 6:49:43 PM LadyJaneGrey
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12th Aug '16 10:19:20 PM luke10
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': Krusty The Clown thinks "mukluk" is funny.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': Krusty The the Clown thinks "mukluk" is funny.



--->'''Krusty:''' OK, memorize these funny place names: Walla Walla... Keokuk... Cucamonga... Seattle...\\

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--->'''Krusty:''' OK, memorize these funny place names: Walla Walla... Keokuk... Cucamonga... [[TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers Seattle...\\]]\\



* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "Homie the Clown", Krusty tells the class at the Clown College to memorize some funny place names: Walla Walla, Keokuk, Cucamonga, and [[TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers Seattle.]]
12th Aug '16 11:08:59 AM Lheticus
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*** [[WesternAnimation/GravityFalls Or a goat.]]



*** [[WesternAnimation/GravityFalls Or a goat.]]
12th Aug '16 11:08:30 AM Lheticus
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** Don't forget "giant prehistoric zucchini."
10th Aug '16 7:21:58 AM jasonbres
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* Creator/MattGroening, creator of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', insists that "underpants" is definitely funnier than "underwear".
25th Jul '16 9:51:20 AM dsneybuf
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* Creator/AnnaAkana admits in the video "How to Get Fired from Phone Sex" that the word "penis" makes her giggle.
30th Jun '16 10:26:11 AM res20stupid
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--> '''White Card:''' Helplessly giggling at the mention of [[UsefulNotes/Rwanda Hutus and Tutsis]].

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--> '''White Card:''' Helplessly giggling at the mention of [[UsefulNotes/Rwanda [[UsefulNotes/{{Rwanda}} Hutus and Tutsis]].
30th Jun '16 10:25:41 AM res20stupid
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[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
* Hilariously [[DeconstructedTrope deconstructed]] by ''TabletopGame/CardsAgainstHumanity''. While the words are inherently funny, the situation they are involved in is ''not''... only it becomes funny in its own, [[BlackComedy messed-up]] way.
--> '''White Card:''' Helplessly giggling at the mention of [[UsefulNotes/Rwanda Hutus and Tutsis]].
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26th Jun '16 11:00:47 AM shokoshu
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* In "Stop me if you heard this" by Jim Holt, about joke history and philosophy, he claims "Kalamazoo", the town in Michigan, as worlds only one-word-joke (arguing that the "z" phoneme is the most funny in English language).
3rd Jun '16 4:05:54 PM pinkdalek
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** "The Ark in Space" has a funny bit where the Doctor uses the phrase "witty little knitter".
** "Pyramids of Mars" makes the Doctor say, "I shall mingle with the mummies but I shan't linger".
** The story "The Brain of Morbius" places weird emphasis on a scene where the Doctor is listing volcanoes, ending with a close-up of his face as he says the word 'Popocatepetl'. The only reason this scene ''could'' have been emphasised is for the sheer pleasure of hearing Creator/TomBaker with his famous VoiceOfDramatic say the word 'Popocatepetl'.

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** During the Fourth Doctor era, Robert Holmes would often give the Doctor funny-sounding phrases to say, because Creator/TomBaker had a [[VoiceOfDramatic rich, melodramatic voice]] that Holmes found amusing. See:
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"The Ark in Space" has a funny bit where the Doctor uses the phrase Space": "witty little knitter".
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knitter", and a whole scene where the Doctor has to repeatedly chant the word "green" (a word which Baker pronounces strangely).
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"Pyramids of Mars" makes the Doctor say, Mars": "I shall mingle with the mummies but I shan't linger".
** The story *** "The Brain of Morbius" places weird emphasis on a scene where the Doctor is listing volcanoes, ending with a close-up of his face as he says the word 'Popocatepetl'. The only reason this scene ''could'' have been emphasised is for the sheer pleasure of hearing Creator/TomBaker with his famous VoiceOfDramatic say the word 'Popocatepetl'.
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