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  1. geezer

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    You mean the whole thread isn't the joke? Well in that case, I guess not. ...But I'm a little slow sometimes.
     
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    hang on there,, i thought it was mildly amusing. dont drag me into headhunters humour free zone
     
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    My appolgies
     
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    Don’t get me wrong, I don’t get the joke either. But I just had to post this pic and the previous one.
     
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    Well that depends on the individual, I have an American friend, who thought the film "the other guys" was the funniest film ever, me, no, but its not my humour, so rather than dismiss it as tosh, I would say, its not my cup o tea.
     
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    Why is everything about tea to you Brits? ;)
     
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    I dont know, I like coffee, there is a strong following of tea, almost ritual like Japan, but I used it in an American context, fish n chips, bad weather, cup o tea, push over polititians etc.
     
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    Its the date of the video and oh the irony.lol
     
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    See ...now that's funny.

    The OP ....not so much.
     
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    Canadians can have a sense of humor, sometimes.
     
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    So now that you've had a chance to think about what you've done and hopefully recognize the error of your ways, I'm very curious about what you do think is funny. What are some examples of things you think are very funny?

    Personally, I'm good going high or low, but really like satire. The Office, Parks and Rec, etc. I grew up watching Monty Python's Flying Circus, Faulty Towers, and Black Adder.

    Recently, we've been watching Taskmaster, among other things. I think season 10 is starting soon in the UK.
     
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    I shall not be appologising for my sense of humour, the British have a vastly different sense of humour to Americans, its a sophisticated thing, take the following photo, Americans probably wont get or understand it, but here is a shoe shop in Brighton (thats in England).
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    The Australians will get it. P.s it is a real shop.
     
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    A sense of humour is unique to an individual, like MA, it can have similarities, but it is unique, and just because you do not understand it, does not make it wrong. I have said before, just because Americans keep telling themselves they are the best country in the world, does not make it true. Americans speak English, and for some reason tell the English they have spelt certain words incorrectly (I find that funny), for a country only a couple of hundred years old, how did you become perfect human beings so quickly?

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    I don't think humor is as country-relevant as people seem to think. HH didn't get your other post, and I definitely got this one. Made me laugh. I'm also pretty sure Steve was making a joke with the "recognize the error of your ways" part.
     
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    If that is the case, I appologise Steve.
     
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    That’s not a “sophisticated” thing; it’s dialect. Americans generally don’t use the term ar se (sorry for the spacing, auto-censorship and all). If it was commonly used, then it would be instantly funny to far more of us rather than having to think about it. I’m sure we have many terms Brits (and Aussies, along with others) don’t commonly use and therefore wouldn’t immediately see the pun and find it humorous. It wouldn’t be due to sophistication or a lack there of, but rather being a term that’s not easily thought of.123
     

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