Posted by Smokey Stover on May 04, 2006
In Reply to: "It only hurts when I laugh" posted by R. Berg on May 04, 2006
: : What do people mean when they say "It only hurts when I laugh"?
: It was originally a way of making light of pain, as if to say "Oh, it's not that bad."
It's an example of wry humor. SS