sick joke

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Noun1.sick joke - a joke in bad tastesick joke - a joke in bad taste      
gag, jape, jest, joke, laugh - a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"
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Charity Little People UK, co-founded by Star Wars actor Warwick Davis, complained to Carr after being contacted by people upset about the sick joke.
This week's episode began with footage of the late PM turning the words of St Francis of Assisi into a sick joke: "Where there is discord, may we bring harmony ...
intention sick joke attack Ruth "I was going into shock," recalled Natalie.
It feels as if it was a sick joke that horribly backfired.
It has been suggested that the owner of the vehicle was unaware of the incident, while others suggested it could have been done as a "sick joke".
That's more like a sick joke as every pay-squeezed month passes.
I think it's just a sick joke, but we have been through enough."
'If so, what an offensively bad and sick joke it was,' she said, as she also said if the proposal was meant to earn brownie points from the Palace, then 'what a deplorably blatant and shameless way to feather one's own interest.'
Speaking to the Anadolu news agency, al-Zoabi said democracy is nonexistent in Israel, describing Israel's claim to be the only democratic country in the Middle East region as a "sick joke."
I just watched the Alien Workshop video introducing Lil' Wayne to the team, and I hope this is a sick joke. I'm OK with him wanting to skate, but this has gone too far.
London, May 20 ( ANI ): Frankie Boyle, who targeted Angelina Jolie last week by tweeting that she should sell her body for sex, has raised eyebrows with a second sick joke about the actress.
Bob Crow, general secretary of the Rail Maritime and Transport union said: "The hijacking of the idea of special days by an army of spin doctors is a sick joke."