Example sentences for: joked

How can you use “joked” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • When he joked in early 1994 that Federal Communications Commission chief commissioner Reed Hundt should be shot for ordering rate reductions, the idea that the dark side of the Force was shaping the digital future was hard to resist.

  • Minutes later, Black told viewers of CNN's Crossfire that "Microsoft really was created" from "the old IBM monopoly" and that the company relied not on "innovation" but on illegal strong-arm tactics, like in The Godfather . Crossfire co-host David Corn joked that Microsoft even "stole the operating system from Apple."

  • (At one press conference earlier this year, he joked, "I'm happy to be black--I mean back," and chided journalists about their preference for the Old Testament.)

  • "If I'm wrong about Y2K, I'll just check into the Betty Ford Clinic for delusional economists, publicly state that I'm on industrial-strength Prozac, and then ask for forgiveness," Ed Yardeni joked this past September.

  • Foreigners remain baffled by the Clinton scandal, however: One attendee joked, "The French ask why he hasn't had more women; the Africans ask why he didn't make her pregnant; and the Russians wonder why the girl is still alive."


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