How to write a funniest essay

The rules of a joke: When to include a line, when to leave it out, when not to, and what to change in the final sentence.

Read next The best of Recode’s video coverage: December 4, 2017The rules of an essay:When to include an answer to a question: When the question isn’t answered, and when the answer isn’t funny.

When to leave out a line: When not to.

When not to include information: When there’s no information that you need to know.

When a line is too long: When a question or answer can be condensed to two sentences or less.

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