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a joke or humorous allusion used recurrently in a play, film, television skit, etc., for a cumulative comic effect.
a subject, reference, remark, etc., that is a continual source of humor.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Well, not quite all week, but enough that it got to be a
It was so noticeable it became a
within the first couple of days.
There's kind of a
in our office because the number of courts always changes.
Since its now nearly thirty years later, her project has become a
among her friends and family.
Among cardiologists, it has become a
: maybe the powerful drugs known as statins should be added to the water supply.
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