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a one-line joke

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be the mindnumbing, "One liner comics will often heighten this level of surprise in their punchlines by using familiar phrases or expressions in the set up to the joke.
"The competition has given real profile to some unheralded acts in recent years like Masai Graham from West Brom, another fantastic one liner comic who won it a couple of years ago.
He won the award for best joke at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2010, coming second in both 2011 and 2012 - this year's one liner was "Last night me and my girlfriend watched three DVDs back to back.
Those hilarious one liners, that infectious enthusiasm will be sadly missed.
He added: "How many people knew Frank Carson, how many people over the years probably used one of his one liners or many of his one liners?
Selling millions of copies then, DN3D was a hit for its funny one liners, graphic violence and politically incorrect portrayal of women, though it was sold at a time when MS-DOS was still a popular platform.
"Almost Joke Book" is a collection of one liners from Marty Drexler offering his brand of humor through a simple and straightforward book filled with one liners.
Or those one liners that put football into context, as former Derby manager Arthur Cox did when telling a reporter that: "You are under pressure in war zones, not in football."
Smart dialogues and one liners match the clever, imaginative drawings, as when Jeremy makes a point of watching his father closely: "Every move, every expression, every nuance of his behavior is carefully catalogued and stored...
When social commentary is reduced to jingoism and bad one liners, citizens have been cheated.
Yet by the end, I was chuckling at the tasteless one liners and growing chemistry between the cop buddies.
Audiences said the funniest comedians ever were Morecambe and Wise, who combined visual gags, one liners and anecdotal humour so successfully.
Join Brian Cryer and Colin Seller for a night of one liners and some of the best jokes around.