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Hietalahti, J. (2023). Book review: Weaver, Simon (2022). The Rhetoric of Brexit Humour: Comedy, Populism and the EU Referendum. London and New York: Routledge. The European Journal of Humour Research, 11(1), 218–222. Retrieved from


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