The gorilla doesn’t know it’s a gorilla; actually, the gorilla thinks that you are another gorilla, only that you’re acting really strange.
Just as there are freaks and there are “made” freaks, there is poetry and there is “made” poetry.
To hear her tell it: He said The Beatles were not good instrumentalists, and so I slapped him.
Manners. As in the case of personality, wit is lost on those who have none.