Language and mind are connecting each other with mental process to decide ideas to what will be delivered in spoken language. Some contexts, including spoken humour, does not seldom occur errors in delivering. This case occurs to comica in creating humorous ideas delivering in stand-up comedy. This purpose of this research is to describe the pause and slip of the tongue that happens on stand-up comedy show in Indonesia. The research is the study psycholinguistics. Language and mind related to mental processes in which comica forms a humour speech. Data was analysed in form of 20 pieces of stand-up comedy videos on television that is downloaded via YouTube. The methods of collecting data are done by using listening and recording in the observation. The methods of data analysis are done by transcribing the data which have been obtained or recorded into the data card orthographic, whereas the data analysis was presented in the form of description by describing the forms and causes of pause and slip of the tongue happened by comica in stand-up comedy show. The results of this research are the discovery of two kinds pauses, namely pause because of respiratory and the speaker experiencing doubts. The slip of the tongue can occur due to the fact that the comica spoke hastily and did not concentrate. The slip of the tongue units are happened the in phonetics, syllables, and words. The occurrence of pause and slip of the tongue by comica are caused by nervousness, hesitance, fear, and they are too careful in presenting the humour case due to the need for time management and the competitive situation.
pause, slip of the tongue, phsycholinguistics