Humour

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Laughing or smiling often show a sense of humor and that the person is happy.

Humour or humor (Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found.) is the way that some experiences can make people laugh or feel happy. Most people are able to be amused (laugh or smile at something funny) and have a sense of humor. You can use puns with words that sound similar but have different meanings, or a word that has two meanings.[1] Other examples of humor are satire, saying yes or no when it is not expected, and using different kinds of logic. People with different ages and cultures can find different things humorous.[1] For example, adults may like satire, which children could find hard to understand.[2][3] A comedian is someone who is paid to make people laugh. Famous comedians include Alan Carr and Harry Hill.

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Tony Veale, Kurt Feyaerts, Geert Brone (2006). "The Cognitive Mechanisms of Adversarial Humor" (PDF). doi:10.1515 Check |doi= value (help).CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. Seth Benedict Graham A cultural analysis of the Russo-Soviet Anekdot 2003 p.13
  3. Bakhtin, Mikhail. Rabelais and His World [1941, 1965]. Trans. Hélène Iswolsky. Bloomington: Indiana University Press


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