The term 'bobby-laugh
' denotes a laugh
measure and volume, deemed by the audience, given the stimulus that prompted the laugh
' nearly always follows a comment that is either mediocre in its comical value, or not funny at all. What seperates the laugh
from a standard laugh
is therefore defined post-joke; upon review of whether the magnitude
of the laugh
coincides with the comical level of the 'joke'.
short, loud and abrupt and bares little
is not of sarcastic tone
and is usually intended
by the laugher.
The enthusiasm and the magnitude
, as measured by volume and abruptness, is often linked
to the degree of compliance and agreeableness that the laugher wishes
Standard passing remark:-
Person A: "...I don't know
what i'd do with the money!!!?"
Person B: "...calm down love you still have a 2 more boxes
Bobby Laugher: "...HAHAHAHAHA."
Note the bobby-laugher often is not included in the dialogue of the main parties concerned.