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What does it mean when you dream about a joke?

Humor in a dream is a good indication of light-heartedness and release from the tension that may have surrounded some issue. There is, however, also a negative side of humor, such as when someone or something is derided as “a joke.”

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He picked up the player's passport from the control desk and took a quick clip of him jokily asking Snapchat followers whether he should burn the document, so the star would have to stay in the country, or put it back.
She'd commented on the smooth action of his screeding, possibly in a slightly - albeit jokily - suggestive tone, and wondered if she'd crossed a line.
She jokily replied: "We're committed to not getting married." PC Rathband was on duty near Newcastle in July 2010 when Moat shot him in the face with a sawn-off shotgun.
Earlier in the match Craig Noone had cynically kicked it away to prevent Blues from taking a quick throw and one wonders how Rowett's misdemeanour was worse than when Nigel Pearson 'jokily' grabbed James McArthur around the throat and prevented him from returning to the field of play - without censure.
Here Be Monsters - jokily named after the way ancient map-makers used to label out of the way places - is a new one-man craft brewery in Holmfirth.
She jokily says "It is powered by the KISS system, which is in the fast pace world a God send." She herself has been in all aspects of the Real Estate market in Denver for over 20 years and understands the needs of her industry.
"This is for the greatest football team in the world!" he'd bellowed by way of introduction, jokily adding: "They're gonna win the Premier League, the FA Cup and the Anglesey Cup - Colwyn Bay United!"
So was the pervasive disjunction of the show--titled, for reasons that remained characteristically unclear, "A, E, I, O, U," the same five vowels exclusively utilized to craft the jokily unintelligible, wholly useless press release that announced it--a strategic success or a failure of nerve?
I was asked on several occasions whether the events were real and, in the single moment I can pinpoint for the lesson going irretrievably wrong, at one point I jokily answered, 'Yes.
Harry, 27, has moved into what is jokily being referred to as the "royal bedsit" in a residential wing nearby, a modest one-bedroom former staff apartment with a small lounge, kitchenette and bathroom.
In an Adventure with Scientists, the director Peter Lord jokily agreed with Hugh and said he had indeed been "grumpy" while filming.
I asked, jokily and pleasantly, if there was any way they could go back to the original arrangement.