Here’s how to sharpen your wit and be quicker in your conversations. What we’ll go through:
For tips on how to be funnier overall, I’d recommend my guide on how to be funny in a conversation.
Part of wit is timing – to quickly come up with things to say. Luckily, you can practice becoming a quicker thinker.
1. Do this naming exercise to become a quicker thinker
Wit is often about associating in an unexpected way. If your friend has started lifting weights and looks like he’s added a pound or two, a witty remark could be “I see that the steroids are paying off”. It’s witty because it’s an unexpected association. Here’s how you can practice this ability.