What is a 'Droll', and what is 'very droll'?

Robin   Sat Sep 02, 2006 3:28 am GMT
Drolls are short comical sketches that originated during the Puritan Interregnum in England. Wikipedia

The term "droll" has also come to be applied as puppet shows and a type of light, satiric verse. Wikipedia

Drolleries (or drollery), often called a "grotesque", are decorative thumbnail sketches in the margins of Illuminated manuscripts, Wikipedia

Very droll!

I love your dry and wry sense of humor! (leaving the store
with money! heh heh). "from the Amersterdam Knowledge Base"

An example of 'Very Droll' in use:

We did a few charity events with him in the late 1990s, and he was very droll and very amusing—a lot of fun to be around.
Robin   Sat Sep 02, 2006 3:37 am GMT
I was confusing a 'troll' with a droll'.

An Internet "troll" is a person who delights in sowing discord on the Internet. ... When you scream at a troll, he wins. The only thing that trolls can't ...