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    Form-versus-content humour


    • Form-versus-content humour is a type of humour in an between a statement's content and the way it is communicated makes it humorous. It is one of the basic techniques of tragicomic humour.Form-versus-content humour can be delivered, for example, by presenting a message in a form that inherently defeats the ostensible purpose of the message, or in a form that is fundamentally incapable of carrying the important part of the message. The Jargon File gives an example of this type of humor: a red index card with GREEN written on it.




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