An outside joke is actually an inside joke
, the difference being this: an insider
is shared between a few close friends, and an outside joke (also referred to as outsider
) is shared among a public amount of people, based on a video posted on YouTube
, a celebrity's fanpage
, a funny line from Family Guy
Jackie: Did you see that movie Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Mark: Yes! Remember that part where...
Jess: Yeah when Peter's all upset and...
Andre: *laughs* I loved that movie.
GROUP: *starts singing Dracula's Lament
Jackie: Guys, this movie is totally becoming our outside joke.