A woman who could reach out for that last high note and teach it to take a joke.
But he made the children lie down on the floor, which they took as a fine joke.
Even as a child he hadn't been one to take a joke.
Why couldn't they just take a joke and laugh it off?
Well, really, this is taking a joke a bit too far.
It wasn't his fault if people couldn't take a joke.
Excellence is out of the question, and nobody can take a joke.
He said some people just could not take a joke.
Her problem is, she can't take a joke, he thought.
"I thought you could take a joke," she said when he was behind her and had led the horse away from the house.