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Old Sep 13th 2013, 3:27 pm
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Originally Posted by Speedwell View Post
American: "A what?"

No, I personally have a sense of humor about religion because I'm an atheist, something very unremarkable in the UK but not in (expletive) Texas. Oh, right. No sense of humor in Texas about Texas.
Playing marbles, then?

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Old Sep 13th 2013, 4:16 pm
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I'm with Nutek, bacon is serious business!!

I have found that calling a hillbilly, er I mean a Mountain Man a SOB as a kinda term of endearment (common up north here among bluecollar guys anyway) is a BIG mistake.

I once spoke to an old Germany lady who spoke very little English, when I told her my last name was butchered Czech (the only bit of me) she laughed and made a drinking motion.

Pretty accurate based on reality But it could also be the (much much larger) English part. Or the (fairly big) Irish part.

Heck it's probably the two fighting internally lol. Cheers. And cheers again

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Old Sep 13th 2013, 6:37 pm
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Here's a good example of US sarcasm:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIlJ8ZCs4jY

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Old Sep 14th 2013, 12:05 pm
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Originally Posted by MostlyYank View Post
Here's a good example of US sarcasm:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIlJ8ZCs4jY

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Didn't TW3 transfer to the USA for a few seasons ?

And how does SNL fit into comments on American Humour ?
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Old Sep 15th 2013, 8:14 am
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Originally Posted by Xebedee View Post
Here's one to try out then:

Hold out your hands and put one over the other with both palms facing up.
Now quickly move one over the top of the other and keep repeating (palms up) whilst asking "what is this?"

The answer is Jesus eating a malteser.
Thank you, Xebedee - you just made me burst out laughing louder and longer than I can remember in a long time!!
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Old Sep 15th 2013, 8:33 am
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Thank you, Xebedee - you just made me burst out laughing louder and longer than I can remember in a long time!!
... and I am left completely baffled ...

I can usually find humour in places that most other people miss, but that one I simply do not get - and even after trying every association that I can think off I still have utterly no clue why that would be funny. Obviously my sense of humo(u)r must have atrophied from being in the states too long but someone is going to have to explain that one to me ...
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Old Sep 16th 2013, 3:07 pm
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... and I am left completely baffled ...

I can usually find humour in places that most other people miss, but that one I simply do not get - and even after trying every association that I can think off I still have utterly no clue why that would be funny. Obviously my sense of humo(u)r must have atrophied from being in the states too long but someone is going to have to explain that one to me ...
The malteser keeps falling through the holes in his palms.
Probably going to Hell or at least Detroit or even Slough for that one, I know.............
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Originally Posted by Xebedee View Post
The malteser keeps falling through the holes in his palms.
Ahh ... OK - I didn't realize that we were talking about zombie Jesus ...
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Old Sep 17th 2013, 6:19 pm
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He's the savior of the zombie race. Instead of dying and coming back to life, he comes back to life and dies again.

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I'm in serious need of assistance. I've come to realize that my sarcasm level is entirely too low.
I e-mailed this to a variety of people. I'll let you guess of which nationality the people were who thought it was real...
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Old Sep 18th 2013, 2:58 pm
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ROTFLMAO!!

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