buffoonery


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Second, I discovered that I missed that buffoonery unique to Anglican prelates and divines; I daresay that inimitable figure, the Archbishop of Canterbury gave me more belly laughs than any poor sod trying to perform stand-up comedy.
Balctheerzak then examines the "whitefacing" of the nebbish Eddie Cantor, Jack Benny's mastery of the moderate and meditative voice in a world gone mad, Laurel and Hardy and heterosexual brotherhood, military disservice on the parts of a number of stars, and the almost universal commitment to going beyond buffoonery to make the point.
The only significance you can attach to Greg Dyke's throat-slitting gesture is it was another reminder that the new FA chairman can lapse into buffoonery.
Director Peter Rowe allowed plenty of scope for comic buffoonery by giving the mechanicals' musical playlet an enhanced role, with the playful Potts taking full advantage to steal the show.
All the bumbling buffoonery is completely contrived.
Unlike the comical bit of six-yard box buffoonery that his miscontrol reminded me of.
Britain's most irrepressible innkeeper will be serving up his premier brew of ale-inspired acumen and bar-room buffoonery at Huddersfield Town Hall next month.
Traditionally performed at Christmas, with family audiences - a pantomime is a popular form of theatre, incorporating song, dance, buffoonery, slapstick, cross-dressing, in-jokes, topical references, audience participation, and mild sexual innuendo
You have to come prepared to watch the VS fashion show, because there's plenty of folks out there who play for keeps and they won't tolerate your buffoonery.
Mr Tumble (aka Justin Fletcher) is the sort of consummate children's entertainer who could win the heart of any mum with his buffoonery, slapstick and incredible array of characters.
NICK FROST IN SHAUN OF THE DEAD It takes a man of either extreme bravery or total buffoonery to greet the arrival of a zombie apocalypse with the same craving for dairy ice cream that earmarks every other doss-about day of his life.
for an hour of incredible family fun and circus entertainment: acrobatics, aerial acts, juggling, balancing, and above all--hilarious buffoonery.
Under such idiotic buffoonery who ever said that crime does not pay?
I started writing short stories about Einstein and the Doctor, where the Doctor was getting irritated with the great man's buffoonery.
But though he passed for one of the initiated, he allowed his friends to take the matter more lightly, and the seances arranged by Jacob in Picasso's studio were often relieved by some buffoonery.