History StealthPun / StandUpComedy

6th Apr '16 11:19:21 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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* In ''Crazy with a Capital F'', Dan Cummins talks about an ant infestation he once had and says he imagines that all ants speak with a British accent. [[spoiler:It's because they colonize.]] Well, it ''was'' a stealth pun until [[DontExplainTheJoke he explained it.]]

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* In ''Crazy with a Capital F'', Dan Cummins talks about an ant infestation he once had and says he imagines that all depicts the ants speak speaking with a British accent. [[spoiler:It's because they colonize.]] Well, it ''was'' a stealth pun until [[DontExplainTheJoke accents when describing the ways he explained it.]]torments them. He does explain what he's getting at, though, since it's a trademark of his to title his jokes after telling them.
--> "That joke is called: 'All Ants are British, Because [[spoiler:They Colonize]].'"
14th Nov '15 12:45:47 PM R1ck
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* A somewhat well-known joke concerns a pair of hikers who die while rock-climbing. As their souls ascend to heaven, they see a pair of eagles and exclaim, "Ah, eagles!" The eagles, to be polite, say nothing.
** [[spoiler: "Ah, souls!"]] (Say it out loud. Works best with a British accent.)
** Another variation involves a flounder and a sole who bump into each other on the bottom of the ocean. Same punchline.
23rd Jul '15 8:27:52 AM case
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* Creator/DavidLetterman did something along these lines when he gave a list of the top ten UsefulNotes/BillClinton jokes. He never actually got to the punchline, he just would trail off and look at the audience, who could figure it out for themselves and were hysterical by that point.
3rd Jul '15 10:53:48 PM nombretomado
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* Creator/ConanOBrien on ''LateNight'', doing one of the 'cat is to kitten, what dog is to puppy' routines:

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* Creator/ConanOBrien on ''LateNight'', ''Series/LateNight'', doing one of the 'cat is to kitten, what dog is to puppy' routines:
2nd Jan '15 12:07:02 PM TheUnsquished
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* Creator/DavidLetterman did something along these lines when he gave a list of the top ten BillClinton jokes. He never actually got to the punchline, he just would trail off and look at the audience, who could figure it out for themselves and were hysterical by that point.

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* Creator/DavidLetterman did something along these lines when he gave a list of the top ten BillClinton UsefulNotes/BillClinton jokes. He never actually got to the punchline, he just would trail off and look at the audience, who could figure it out for themselves and were hysterical by that point.
9th May '13 8:27:47 AM TiggersAreGreat
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* Creator/DavidLetterman did something along these lines when he gave a list of the top ten BillClinton jokes. He never actually got to the punchline, he just would trail off and look at the audience, who could figure it out for themselves and were hysterical by that point.
* A somewhat well-known joke concerns a pair of hikers who die while rock-climbing. As their souls ascend to heaven, they see a pair of eagles and exclaim, "Ah, eagles!" The eagles, to be polite, say nothing.
** [[spoiler: "Ah, souls!"]] (Say it out loud. Works best with a British accent.)
** Another variation involves a flounder and a sole who bump into each other on the bottom of the ocean. Same punchline.
* Creator/ConanOBrien on ''LateNight'', doing one of the 'cat is to kitten, what dog is to puppy' routines:
-->"The New Orleans Hooker ''(long pause)'' had sex with several miners."\\
"Music/MichaelJackson ''(an even longer pause, with audience already chuckling)'' was famous in the 80's! What did you think I was going to say?"
* In ''Crazy with a Capital F'', Dan Cummins talks about an ant infestation he once had and says he imagines that all ants speak with a British accent. [[spoiler:It's because they colonize.]] Well, it ''was'' a stealth pun until [[DontExplainTheJoke he explained it.]]
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