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The funniest TED Talks Playlist (13 talks)
Humor Related (TED Talks)

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Subjects
Entertainment Humor, Toy, Hobby, Competition (Game, Sport), Adventure, Spectacle

Resources

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General

Portal

RefDesk, Brain of Brian, HumorMatters, Wikipedia

Dictionary

humor : (a) that quality which appeals to a sense of the ludicrous or absurdly incongruous (b) the mental faculty of discovering, expressing, or appreciating the ludicrous or absurdly incongruous (c) something that is or is designed to be comical or amusing — Webster

Oxford, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, InfoPlease, Word Reference, Urban Dictionary

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Encyclopedia

Humor Humour (British English) or humor (American English; see spelling differences) is the tendency of particular cognitive experiences to provoke laughter and provide amusement. The term derives from the humoral medicine of the ancient Greeks, which taught that the balance of fluids in the human body, known as humours (Latin: humor, “body fluid”), controlled human health and emotion. People of all ages and cultures respond to humour. Most people are able to experience humour — be amused, smile or laugh at something funny — and thus are considered to have a sense of humour. The hypothetical person lacking a sense of humour would likely find the behaviour inducing it to be inexplicable, strange, or even irrational. Though ultimately decided by personal taste, the extent to which a person finds something humorous depends on a host of variables, including geographical location, culture, maturity, level of education, intelligence and context. — Wikipedia

Uncyclopedia (Wikia), Britannica, Columbia (Infoplease)

Introduction

Writing Humor Techniques – Introduction (John Cantu © HumorMall.com)

Search

WolframAlpha, DuckDuckGo

Preservation

History

The History of Humor and Laughter

Quotation


Quotations Page Bartlett’s

Library

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Participation

Community

Occupation

Top 10 tips for being a successful comedian (Alison Feeney-Hart BBC News)
Getting Started as a Stand-up Comedian (The Art Career Project)
How to be a Comedian (WikiHow)

Forum

Reddit

Blog

WordPress

News

HumorFeed, NPR Archives

Book

ISBNdb

Government

Document

USA.gov

Expression


Arts

18 Artists Make a Case for Humor in Art (Maxwell Williams, Artsy)

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

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HumorFeed News Satire
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