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3rd May '16 10:03:20 PM Blazer
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* In a game of ''Trivial Pursuit'', four members of Creator/AchievementHunter - Jack Patillo, Jeremy Dooley, Creator/MichaelJones and Creator/GavinFree - found the name of the Egyptian god Ptah funny, mostly because it was so out there.
6th Apr '16 3:15:50 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* Abu Dhabi, hence its abuse in ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' comics. Jim Davis has also said he's a sucker for anything with a "k" sound. "Cabbage? Funny. Lettuce? Not funny." This line has also been said in a strip and in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends''.

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* ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'':
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Abu Dhabi, hence its abuse in ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' the comics. Jim Davis has also said he's a sucker for anything with a "k" sound. "Cabbage? Funny. Lettuce? Not funny." This line has also been said in a strip and in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends''.''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends''.
** Also, Garfield likes take-out Chinese food (like egg-foo-young and moo-goo-gai-pan) because "it's as much fun to say as it is to eat".


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** Schulz has also claimed he personally likes the music of Brahms better than that of Beethoven, but made the latter Schroder's idol because "Beethoven" is a funnier word.
22nd Mar '16 8:08:26 PM LadyJaneGrey
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* From 1990: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ET8QzgFo5zg Pfister.]] "The pfabulous pfaucet with the pfunny name."
19th Mar '16 7:33:21 AM Hossmeister
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18th Mar '16 5:54:25 AM Willbyr
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[[caption-width-right:350:Careful, Calvin, he might smock you.]]
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18th Mar '16 5:02:28 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'', the Warner siblings sing [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5I0Hee533Iw about Lake Titicaca]] because they "really like saying its name".
* 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.]]
17th Mar '16 7:02:51 PM LadyJaneGrey
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Scientist 2: Not Funny

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17th Mar '16 6:53:48 PM LadyJaneGrey
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends'' short, “How to be Funny”, Garfield goes to the National Institute of Humor and Mirth Analysis, where two deadpan scientists are researching the funniest words to use in jokes:
-->'''Scientist 1:''' Pickle
-->'''Scientist 2:''' Funny
-->'''Scientist 1:''' Pretzel
-->'''Scientist 2:''' Funny
-->'''Scientist 1:''' Cookie
-->'''Scientist 2:''' Funny
-->'''Scientist 1:''' Steak
-->'''Scientist 2:''' Not Funny
-->'''Scientist 1:''' Yellow Bellied Sapsucker
-->'''Scientist 2:''' Funny
-->'''Scientist 1:''' Dog
Scientist 2: Not Funny
-->'''Scientist 1:''' Elephant
-->'''Scientist 2:''' Funny
-->'''Scientist 1:''' Chicken
-->'''Scientist 2:''': Extremely funny
-->'''Scientist 1:'''Lion
-->'''Scientist 2:''' Not funny
-->'''Scientist 1:''' Hmm
16th Mar '16 12:58:34 PM Willbyr
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* On ''[[MontyPython Monty Python's Previous Record]],'' Dr. Carl Gruber goes through words on which he gauges embarrassment levels: "Shoe. Megaphone. Grunties." And even ruder: "Wankel Rotary Engine."

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* On ''[[MontyPython ''[[Creator/MontyPython Monty Python's Previous Record]],'' Dr. Carl Gruber goes through words on which he gauges embarrassment levels: "Shoe. Megaphone. Grunties." And even ruder: "Wankel Rotary Engine."
16th Mar '16 12:58:22 PM Willbyr
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