Straight face test

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The straight face test (also laugh test or giggle test) is a test of whether something is legitimate or serious based on whether a given statement or legal argument can be made sincerely, without any compulsion to laugh.[1] The phrase goes back to about 1987.[2]

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  1. ^ McElhaney, James W. (October 1, 1988). "The Giggle Test". ABA Journal: 90, 92. 
  2. ^ WordSpy