gallows humour


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gallows humour

n
sinister and ironic humour
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STILL GAME BBC1, 9pm SOME gallows humour in this episode, which kicks off with talk of death and a coffinmeasuring game between the pensioners.
Her sublime turn of phrase, impeccably applied gallows humour, beautifully drawn characters both good and bad, and complex plotting make for a fabulously entertaining and moving book.
Her sublime turn of phrase, impeccable gallows humour, beautifully drawn characters and complex plotting make for a fabulously entertaining and moving book.
But you are distracted by the attempts to make it funny with the gallows humour of Smokin' Aces or In Bruges.
He is an awkward fit for a film which slaloms at dizzying speed between lurid violence and gallows humour. Baldwin's script leaves supporting characters in the deep freeze so it is hard to muster warmth and affection when they become collateral damage.
CHRIS SUTTON managed to find gallows humour the last time Celtic faced Valencia along the Gallowgate.
It was so emotional you had to give double points to the organisers for booking Paul O'Grady as host -- just the man you need to distract the crowd with some gallows humour while you attend to that bit of dust in your eye.
Or has the growing momentum of the past ten years built up such a weight of expectation that some of the old breed of Blue have lost their sense of gallows humour? Some of the seem to have sense of humour Stuart In perspective, losing the derby was no big deal.
Fair play to creators and writers Jo Brand, Morwenna Banks and Will Smith, as the first episode of the second series saw the gallows humour in the social services department cranked up higher than ever.
MIDDLESBROUGH fans resorted to gallows humour after a performance in keeping with their meek Premier League campaign - frustration head coach Steve Agnew fully understood.
There's no shared gallows humour as far as Chelsea fans are concerned.
The play is part Vaudeville, part stand-up - the seriousness of the subject matter contrasting with Nichols' biting one-liners and gallows humour.