Last week, the CBS funnyman joked
Monday about Palin's recent New York visit that "during the seventh inning, her daughter was knocked up by Alex Rodriguez.
Prof Beard said that it was fascinating to speculate what the cosmopolitan garrisons on Hadrian's Wall joked about.
There is also evidence that some cultures joked more than others.
In Ireland 'Kerrymen' are the butt of jokes, in Spain the people from a small town in the south called 'Lepe' are joked
about, while in Pakistan, Khalid says the most popular jokes in the country are about Pathans, people who live in the tribal areas of the country.
DUNBLANE residents swamped BBC switchboards yesterday after radio star Zoe Ball joked
about blowing someone's head off with a gun.
But the issue remained on the cultural periphery until the "national consciousness raising" of October 1991, when the country was riveted by Hill's claim that as her boss at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Thomas had occasionally asked her out, talked about X-rated movies, and once joked
about a pubic hair on a Coke can.
about almost everything: sexual relations, marriage, family, gender roles, church, state, local politics, alcohol, smoking social misery, police, emigration, foreign policy, the German 'national character', political repression, the king and the royal family.
Several also said that they joked
with one another about going jogging or taking a walk while others noted that a major source of humor revolved around bowel and bladder problems.
I see a lot of new faces, especially on the old faces,'' Carson joked
in a clip from 1979.
So I heard that the guy came into the theater about 25 minutes into the movie," Cook joked
At one point, Parton joked
that some of the men in the crowd looked better than she did.
Maybe they'll grow up and be a comedy duo and I can retire,'' she joked
after the event.