Sunday, March 18, 2018
DRF—I’m guilty of having dry humor, sometimes arcane or zany. I can’t tell a canned joke to save my life. Spontaneous humor, puns, play on words, situational comedy … these are my bread and butter. Problems arise with newcomers in my life. They don’t know that I have shifted gears, going from the serious to verbally playful.
Without a verbal clue, people think that my outlandish stretching of a story is really the truth. So emerged the helpful line at the end of story, pun or joke: “humor, trace.”
And for those more literal minded people, it let’s them know to laugh. Humor, trace.