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    #1

    Please, explain a joke!

    A: Nobody uses the word 'ruly'.
    B: I know, I'm just feeling gruntled.
    A: Next thing you know, you'll be plussed.

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    #2

    Re: Please, explain a joke!

    Quote Originally Posted by carpool View Post
    A: Nobody uses the word 'ruly'.
    B: I know, I'm just feeling gruntled.
    A: Next thing you know, you'll be plussed.
    I wouldn't call it a 'joke' really; just a (rather contrived and laboured - in my view) parading of three adjectives that are better known for their (negative) opposites - unruly, disgruntled, and non-plussed. The dialogue doesn't seem to me to have any meaning, so if I were you I wouldn't spend much time trying to understand it. Any online dictionary, though, would give you the meanings of those three words - and looking them up would be worthwhile.

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    #3

    Re: Please, explain a joke!

    A: I didn't know "ruly" was a word.
    B: Well, I don't know, but I've been feeling gruntled all day.
    A: Well, as long as you're not dis.


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