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Deadpan What does it mean?

 

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Deadpan is a funny word.  I have always wondered about it. 

Here is some information on deadpan.

Wikipedia has a concise definition of deadpan:

a form of comic delivery where humor is presented without a change in emotion or body language.  Usually the delivery is in a casual, monotone, solemn and mater-of-fact manner.

The person speaking is calm, detached and displays no personal involvement in what is going on.

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