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Education an examination in the practical skills of a subject
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To limit his study strictly to the comic within the plays, he addresses that intriguing and dangerous subgenre of jesting known as practical jokes, a term derived from the "practice," or trick.
Fake memos, phone calls and messages over PA systems are listed as being the easiest practical jokes to play in the workplace, and 42pc feel that using e-mail for a prank is the easiest way to get caught because the message is stored electronically.
Among the pranks and pillow fights, one of the best practical jokes was on Pistorius when they hid his prosthetic limbs, poured lighter fuel on his steel bed frame and lit it.
Shenton admitted making counterfeit cash but told the city's crown court it was a practical joke.
Asked by Paul Watson QC, defending, what he was doing leaving such an item on a bus Roddis said: "It was just a practical joke.
OFFICES are more like playgrounds over the festive season because most workers play practical jokes on their colleagues, according to a new report today.
It is believed this person may have thought the man was playing a practical joke and carried on walking.
Last year a practical joke on Grey had gone wrong and he was sent to the "dire regions," a place of horror, demons and torment.
Or will he forever be consigned to an obsessively ordered bachelorhood, convinced that romantic love is but a practical joke played on us by our wily hormones?
When will we realise that this bunch of aristocratic loafers is just a practical joke that has been played on us for centuries?
A businessman testing his new printer landed in court when a practical joke backfired.
As if nature had conspired to play a practical joke, this splotchy blemish resembles a black eye floating in the planet's upper atmosphere.

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