You've gone a bit too far, old man, with your little joke.
It's my little joke because there's really nothing I can do for anybody.
"Was it so important to you three to have your little joke?"
Yet maybe there was a more serious reason for those little jokes.
They made little jokes and told her what to look for when she got up to the sun.
"I'd like to lay hands on the guy who thought up this last little joke."
Sometimes, when the heat got high, he'd have a little joke.
He laughed at his own little joke, then asked what it was all about.
Let's not take chances on them trying another little joke.
For a long time, it had been a little joke between them.