The Art of Cracking Jokes
The art of lightening someone’s mood or alleviating stress from an awkward situationis appreciated by everyone. The person who successfully do so is admired and tend to be liked by people. Being funny is impressive but it’s not enough without knowing how to crack the jokes. Well a creative mind teeming with funny ideas and witty jokes is appreciated but if a person doesn’t have the quality to smartly present them can spoil the entire feel of humour. The way you tell a joke, your tone, the expression you carry on your face while cracking the joke and your body language-all counts a lot in making a joke delivery approachable.
If you have a decent and sophisticated personality, you don’t necessarily need to act like a joker while narrating a humorous piece or passing a witty remark. All you need to avoid is to act like a robot who speaks without any expression and pace in the voice and fails to create any impact. Accept the fact that you cannot make anyone react positive on your delivery, you may hear a roar of laughs from one side and a drop of silence from the other side. But it shouldn’t be discouraging for you as everyone has a different sense of hilarity; what one finds hilarious might not be that witty for the other person so don’t take it on your heart. Your joke telling techniques will be slowly and gradually enhanced with constant practice. Your selection of jokes should be wise; try to avoid telling dirty jokes if you are sitting among the people you are not very close with. It might annoy a person and ruin your image.
Always maintain your dignity while acting funny and facetious and never directly attack a person or a certain religious or cultural group through your joke. Such controversial jokes are always taken as an attack and hurt the people badly. The more harmless your joke is, the more entertaining it would be for the listeners. Some people start laughing in the middle of telling the joke and frustrate the listeners. You should know the art how to control your laughter while telling the joke making it amusing for receivers. When you are done, join the listeners!