Значение идиомы shaggy dog

[shaggy dog ] {n. phr.} A special kind of joke whose longand often convoluted introduction and development delay the effect ofthe punch line.

Uncle Joe only seems to bore his audiences with hislong shaggy dog jokes, for when he comes to the long-awaited punchline, he gets very few laughs.

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