But really, these heroes of hilarity past put the oof in “spoof.”
Wherever Bobby Keys goes, madness and hilarity are certain to follow.
hilarity—including many bleeped words and blurred images of sex toys—ensues.
mid-15c., from Latin hilaritatem (nominative hilaritas) "cheerfulness, gaiety, merriment," from hilaris "cheerful, gay," from Greek hilaros "cheerful, gay, merry, joyous," related to hilaos "graceful, kindly." In ancient Rome, Hilaria (neuter plural of hilaris) were a class of holidays, times of pomp and rejoicing; there were public ones in honor of Cybele at the spring equinoxes as well as private ones on the day of a marriage or a son's birth.