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the usually humorous use of a word in such a way as to suggest two or more of its meanings or the meaning of another word similar in sound
comedy characterized by silliness, absurd situations, and vigorous, often violent action.
a form of comic delivery in which humor is presented without a change in emotion or body language , usually speaking in a casual, monotone, matter-of-fact voice. This delivery is also called dry wit.
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