jape


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words or actions intended to excite laughter or amusement

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Even when ground is established it may not be sustainable, as the heterodox economists at the University of Western Sydney found (see the article by John Lodewijks in JAPE 72).
Jape, AKA Richie Egan, told the Beat he has been plotting something special for his homecoming.
Jape are travelling around and will be popping into Co Offaly to help them celebrate another decade in business.
LEAVING monkey food in the press room at Tynecastle last Saturday seemed like a jolly jape for Vladimir Romanov's public relations flunkie - ex-BBC reporter Charlie Mann.
Richard Wilson - the artist not the actor alter ego for Victor Meldrew - has provided a jape in an otherwise ugly setting.
Direct from presenting the third series of his hit show "8 Out of 10 Cats" in the UK, two series of "Distraction" for America and completing his first book (with Lucy Greeves 'The Naked Jape' is out November 06, by Penguin), Jimmy Carr returns to what he does best, with a brand new stand up show: Gag Reflex.
The former city Superwoman described the mugging, which would have had most normal people reaching for brandy and tranquillisers, like it was some Famous Five jape. She told how the mugger grappled her to the ground and when he tried to snatch her pounds 50,000 ring she ripped it off and threw it in the bushes telling him: "Oh dear I seem to have dropped it".
With just two weeks left to Good Friday, BD festival has revealed its final line-up announcement adding the wonderful Jape and chart newcomers The Academic.
IT SEEMS the Tartan Army's jolly jape to try and get the bridge at the new Wembley called The Jim Baxter Bridge is to be blocked by po-faced Sassenachs.
He points out that Disneyworld tackled the problem of frustrated customers in huge queues for popular rides by sending out workers dressed as Mickey and Goofy to joke and jape and have pictures taken with them.
This year's line-up features Seasick Steve, Example and DJ Wire, Maverick Sabre, Sigma, Le Galaxie, Klingande, Lee Scratch Perry, Gavin James, Jape, Krystal Klear, Kormacs Big Band, The Minutes, Wyvern Lingo and many more.
What a jape. I know several people who would have dearly loved this car, instead of having to lug their shopping and pushchairs around on the Metro and standing at cold bus stops.
But the jolly jape backfires when she finds out she really is expecting and plonker Spencer is the dad.
"That 'jape' took up three city centre appliances and is a sheer waste of time and money."
It has been four years since the man behind Jape snared his second Choice Prize with Ocean Of Frequency, repeating the trick he performed on 2008's Ritual.