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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Explaining a joke...

Explaining a joke is like dissecting a frog.

You understand it better, 
but it dies in the process.

(See, what I did there was use the frog as an analogy to show that exposing the inner workings of a joke would essentially deprive it of its life in that it's not funny anymore. I'm drawing a parallel (somewhat along the lines of E. B. White) to how you basically kill a frog when dissecting it to better understand the functioning of its inner body parts, since there is now little left in the joke to laugh at.)

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