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laugh

up/in (one's) sleeve
To rejoice or exult in secret, as at another's error or defeat.
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It's about turning off the fact that you have to laugh at something and just laughing because you can laugh and it's good for you," said Carol.
Matty Byloos, Laughing Planet, (503) 546-2972 X110, matty@laughingplanetcafe.
He assumed they weren't laughing at him, but for a moment he hated them anyway.
I mean here you are in Russia or China and they're laughing at these jokes.
Although I remember them both laughing as little boys.
Counselor: Okay, so when Mary whispers to Janika, and then the girls laugh, you think they are laughing at you and it makes you mad.
Fall Down, Laughing is not your usual "I have MS" book.
Menstrual blood isn't the whole point; it's the starting point for a flow of thought that merges the having (and not having) of children, the laughing monk transformed into an angel, and -- in an unexpected way--the Child Jesus.
Picture this man moving with alacrity and skill, speaking elegantly, singing sweetly, laughing graciously (gratiose ridentem): you will love no one anywhere, you will admire no one, if you do not love and admire such a man as soon as you see him.
By laughing we discharge built-up energy that can't be used because of socially imposed inhibitions.
The Humor Project, at 110 Spring Street, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866 (telephone 518-587-8770), provides workshops, courses, and seminars for people who wish to use humor as a positive force in their work; it also supplies a free information packet on the positive power of humor (send along a 9-by-12-inch, self-addressed envelope with 75 [cents] postage), as well as a magazine called Laughing Matter.
When they tickle him a second time, he repeats the pattern even more, then sits down again and falls backwards onto his back and starts kicking his feet while laughing even harder.
You're laughing but I- I don't know if that's a nervous laugh?
I, like many others, was used to laughing because of something I'd seen, like a television show such as Friends where characters Joey, Chandler, Rachel and Ross amused you with both witty dialogue and action.