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Module 1: Comedy Writing

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Writing - Comedy writing 4

Comedy writing 4

A is the humorous use of a word to suggest two or more meanings or the
meaning of another word similar in sound.

Some people like raw meat on rare occasions.

A carpenter is a shelf made man.

is visual humour that relies on boisterous antics to grab laughs. A
classic example of slapstick humour is the old pie-in-the-face routine.

Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft computing systems, was the target of a
classic pie-in-the-face prank in Belgium.

is an abbreviation for a TV situational comedy. Some sitcoms, like _The
Simpsons,_ are animated. Others, like the world famous series _Fawlty
Towers_ draw humour from recounting everyday events.

See how many sitcoms you can think of.

is the use of irony or parody to mock foolish acts and evil in human
behaviour.

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