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A dry sense of humor is the tendency to find and appreciate something humorous in a situation that doesn't appear to have innate humor. A comedian with a dry sense of humor delivers amusing material in a deadpan manner. More »

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If a man has a dry sense of humor, it means he delivers humor without changing expressions. He seems to be serious even though he is making a joke. More »

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When a person has a good sense of humor, it means he knows how to downplay awkward or worrisome situations by making others laugh about them. Often times, the laughter he brings comes from telling a funny joke or story. More »

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