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He further said that the President could actually utter jokes anytime, just not the ones that could be taken seriously by those who are not in the right state of mind, lest these people take the joke seriously and actually go out to commit rape, thinking it's cool because the President's jokes might have made it sound cool.
Tom wrote to 45 famous people asking them to contribute a joke, enclosing a stamp addressed envelope and a joke of his own: Q.
The book offers a broad theoretical treatment of political jokes, examining why jokes predominate as the typical form of political humor (as opposed to caricature, sarcasm and irony, etc.
Where are you coming from When telling a joke about a group ask yourself: What is my motivation Do you have negative feelings about the group If so the joke is probably not appropriate.
Leno jokes about powerful people and he jokes about scandals.
Even when no one laughs, or when some take umbrage, a joke asserts fellowship, not alienation.
Readers gain a more generalized view of stupidity and canny joke scripts rather than the specific contexts of each target group.
The author's discussion of the gender roles, sexual preferences, and occupational/religious expectations of Jewish men and women (113-153) is also exceptionally compelling due to the sheer breadth of source material and Davies's provocative interpretations, as is his inquiry into why political jokes about the Soviet Union managed to persist among those living behind the Iron Curtain, and why those jokes were especially meaningful to those joke tellers under the control of totalitarianism (213-252).
We will be publishing a round-up of the best jokes each week, so must be suitable for a family newspaper.
Mapping how the brain processes jokes and sentences shows how language contributes to the pleasure of getting a joke," explained the researchers.
THE best - and worst - jokes of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival have been revealed.
THE funniest joke at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe has been revealed: "Hedgehogs.
The point of the joke remains unclear; readers never learn the fate of Richard after he runs screaming from the shop.
She has been studying the oldest joke book in the world to have survived.