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He jokily told his son to enjoy the next 24 hours as the fastest cross-Channel kite-surfer because he aimed to take the title from him.
She has jokily claimed "I am clearly not important enough.
Greeted with warm handshakes, we were introduced to the Totty from Splott - Lynn Bowles - and jokily offered the remains of the pie that Wogan had been munching on throughout that day's show.
Weinberg jokily said that Lincoln might have let the fly off scot-free, and thus would not have left the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) upset.
Webster, in contrast, jokily referred to the fact that he had been dynamite with his doubles in his 5-0 romp past a wretched Michael van Gerwen, his one and only success in three matches over the past few days.
So at their anniversary party this weekend, they have jokily told their guests that unless they are coming with a pair of Rolex watches, they can make a donation to charity instead.
Hugh Frost finally reached the podium, muttering: 'I thought I was opening this exhibition,' jokily, adding, 'but Olav has left me with very little to say, so that's my thunder stolen.
It jokily dubbed him Offender of the Realm for his string of headline-grabbing antics, including his Nazi fancy-dress gaffe and his pavement brawl with a paparazzi photographer.
It's a culture shock to see the Scot, renowned for his legendary temper tantrums, jokily throwing his ball back and forward across the green at his caddie until he learns to catch it right.
Nor did the poet Philip Larkin get it right when he jokily wrote 'Sexual intercourse began in 1963, which was rather late for me'.
One of Musgrave's trademarks has been wall drawings done in brown paint to create a trompe l'oeil effect, as if roughly torn strips of masking tape had been stuck jokily onto the wall, or had been carelessly left there when the thing they supported was removed.
The kind of palpable misery we've heard about in all those blues songs is jokily acknowledged but not very vivid.