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An example use of joke in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… i was an anglican he used to joke about …”
A joke is a humorous story or piece of information that is intended to cause laughter.
the word joke occurs in english on average 22.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that joke can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;