At the same time, the award-winning comedian of "Blue Collar" comedy fame prefers not to use profanity in his routines either.
Engvall, who will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Sikeston Field House, said comedians must give their audiences more credit -- a concept he always tries to relay to young comics.
"If I say my wife and I are getting amorous in the bedroom, you know what I'm talking about," Engvall said.
The stand-up comedian and actor said he's always felt like Bill Cosby and Bob Newhart, with the common denominator being they were "clean" with their performances.
"We talk about real-life stuff," Engvall said.
And it's these everyday experiences that have made Engvall one of the most relatable comedians for audiences of all ages.
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