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rib-tickler

A particularly funny joke. My dad loves corny jokes, so I bought him a book of rib-ticklers. You should try to slip a few rib-ticklers into your speech to help keep your audience engaged.
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rib-tickler

n. a joke; something very funny. That was a real rib-tickler. I’ll remember that joke.
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