The Weekend - That's Funny!(0126)

Announcer:  Hello everyone, and welcome to open mic night! You're in for a real treat as we've got a lot of great comics here with us tonight. First up, we have a very funny man coming straight from the state of Montana, Robert Hicks!
A:  Thank you, everyone! Well, what a lovely crowd. You know, there's nothing I love better than stand-up comedy! You know, I've been working on my routine for months now, and I've got some real zingers for you tonight. Let's start out with some short jokes, how bout that? Where do you find a one legged dog? Where you left it.
A:  Get it? mmm Anyways... What do you call a sheep with no legs? A cloud !
A:  Tough crowd... Alright, now you're going to love this joke. It's hilarious! What do cows do for entertainment? They rent moooovies ! moooovies
A:  Okay, Okay, we've got a few hecklers in the audience, but this one is good! What does a fish say when it runs into a wall? DAM!
A:  Okay, Last one! Why do gorillas have big nostrils? Coz they got big fingers!!!!!!!!!
Crowd:  Get off the stage! You suck!
A:  Thanks everyone that was my time.

Key Vocabulary

open mic nightcommon noun, singularwhen a club or restaurant allows for anyone to sign or perform
stand-up comedycommon noun, singularwhen someone performs comedy while standing on a stage
routinecommon noun, singulara series of things (such as movements or jokes)
zingercommon noun, plurala quick and clever comment that criticizes
hecklercommon noun, pluralsomeone who interrupts (someone, such as a speaker)

Supplementary Vocabulary

comebackcommon noun, singularA reply to an insult; a witty retort.
disprinciple verb, present simpleinsulting or in some other way defaming someone or something.
punkprinciple verb, present simpleto play a joke or prank someone
mockprinciple verb, present simplemake fun of or laugh at someone
ad libGeneral AdverbIn an unrestrained manner; spontaneously.