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black humor

  • n  the juxtaposition of morbid and farcical elements (in writing or drama) to give a disturbing effect
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  • Browns Fan's Obituary Is Perfect
    In the middle of an otherwise normal obituary printed in the Columbus Dispatch for Scott E. Entsminger is this amazing little nugget of black humor. It seems the only relief from being a Browns fan is the grave, and even then, the expectations are the same.
    July 8, 2013 - Cleveland Scene

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