Stock Jokes

Specific, standalone jokes often become common enough to stand as trope. And this can happen a lot, as the jokes work best when they evolve and don't stay the same among re-tellings. Otherwise they would fall under Other Stock Phrases.

Compare Stock Parodies, Insult Tropes, Practical Joke. See also Stock Shticks for overused stand-up comedy routines.

Tropes


Alternative Title(s): Stock Joke

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