In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(manner/person) sin sentido del humor(manner/person) sin gracia(smile) forzado
- The majority of my blog readers are overweight, whining, humorless Americans.
- Now the songs are longer, the beat is more ponderous and the message largely humorless.
- Angry writing is also, more often than not, completely humorless.
- Rock was a sad excuse for a lead, and played his part in a humorless and ridiculous manner.
- A seemingly humorless workaholic, the bespectacled Uribe could be mistaken for an accountant or professor.
- The good ones are fun and clever; the bad ones humourless and pedantic.
- Ford and Neeson stay locked inside their humourless characters.
- So long as big and dumb does not slide into boring, self-indulgent and humorless, I am there.
- The technical dialogue sounds fine, but the crew are largely humourless and speak in one voice.
- He tends to the earnest and humorless when audiences seem to crave passion and personality.
- I have heard Germans make that humorless statement.
- I should have guessed that someone so apparently humourless could not keep a straight face for so long.
- Geary exhaled a gust of humorless laughter.
- If it is too technical and humorless viewers will leave.
- Thankfully, real life is not so humourless.
- This would just mark you down as a humourless killjoy.
- His laugh is an expletive, a sharp burst of humourless sound.
- Woodward is not rude, arrogant or humourless, at least not all at the same time.
- Richard let out a humorless bark of laughter.
- Most people, including therapists, can tolerate nearly any epithet about themselves except that they are humorless.
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