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2. His Potty Mouth Launched His Career

When Carey first stepped out on the scene, he tried to be “squeaky clean” by telling PC jokes to his audiences during his stand-up gigs. He would get a few sympathy laughs here and there, but he wasn’t really getting the response that he craved. He then decided to kick things up a notch by talking to his audience using the same lingo he would use with his friends every time they would hit up a bar. It wasn’t until he stopped censoring his subject matter that crowds fell in love with him. Carey was quoted as saying, “I went from respectable laughs to belly laughs. I got more work and made more money.”

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