Funny story and Pleasantry

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Funny story noun – An account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line).
Pleasantry and funny story are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Pleasantry" instead a noun phrase "Funny story".
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Pleasantry noun – An act or utterance that is a customary show of good manners.
Funny story and pleasantry are semantically related. You can use "Funny story" instead a noun "Pleasantry".
Nearby Word: pleasant
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