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    A List of Funny Words to Help You Writing Funnier Stories

    Categories: How to Improve Writing Skills, Humor & Comedy Writing Tags: Humor & Comedy Writing, Humor Writing Techniques.

    Some words just make us laugh, even though we might not consciously know why. Try using one of these time-tested terms when it fits.

    bamboozled
    bazinga
    bevy
    bifurcate
    bilirubin
    bobolink
    buccaneer
    bulgur
    bumfuzzle
    canoodle
    cantankerous
    carbuncle
    caterwaul
    cattywampus
    cheeky
    conniption
    coot
    didgeridoo
    dingy
    doodle
    doohickey
    eschew
    fiddledeedee
    finagle
    flanker
    floozy
    fungible
    girdle
    gobsmacked
    grog
    gumption
    gunky
    hitherto
    hoi polloi
    hornswoggle
    hullabaloo
    indubitably
    janky
    kahuna
    katydid
    kerplunk
    kinkajou
    knickers
    lackadaisical
    loopy
    manscape
    monkey
    mugwump
    namby-pamby
    noggin
    pantaloons
    passel
    persnickety
    popinjay
    prestidigitation
    proctor
    rapscallion
    rookery
    rumpus
    scootch
    scuttlebutt
    shebang
    Shih Tzu
    smegma
    snarky
    snuffle
    spelunker
    spork
    sprocket
    squeegee
    succubus
    tater
    tuber
    tuchis
    viper
    waddle
    walkabout
    wasabi
    weasel
    wenis
    whatnot
    wombat
    wonky
    zeitgeist

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    2 Responses to A List of Funny Words to Help You Writing Funnier Stories

    1. Great list! Using ridiculous words can definitely make or break a story. Wasabi and succubus are two of my favorites! Please stop by and check out my blog if you get a chance. I’ll definitely be applying your advice to my writing. =)

    2. Kerr Berr says:

      Ha, kersplat! I use LOTS of these words. :)

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