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General

Portal

Humor on the Internet (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

The Devil’s Dictionary (Ambrose Bierce, Project Guttenberg)
1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (Francis Grose, Project Guttenberg)
The Foolish Dictionary (Gideon Wurdz, Project Gutenberg)
OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, Urban Dictionary

Thesaurus

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

Encyclopedia

Humor 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

Introduction

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

Preservation

History

The History of Humor and Laughter

Quotation

Quotes about Comedians (Good Reads)
Quotations Page

Library

Humor Bookshelf (Project Gutenberg)
WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Participation

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

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)

Blog

WordPress

News

HumorFeed, Satire Wire, Humor Magazines (Magazines.com)

Book

ISBNdb

Government

Document

USA.gov

Expression

Rumor

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 | Published News | News Satire Bending the News Until it Breaks

  • Man Identified Storming Capitol Promoted to Head...
    by Merrick on January 15, 2021 at 10:00 pm

    Domenic Brooks, 52, formerly a salesman at Rod's Tote and Float RV and Boat Outlet in Durham, will now serve as Head F***stick of the same dealership after posting videos of himself taking part in the pro-Donald Trump insurrection, his boss Rod Towson confirmed.

  • Isolated Trump Smoke Signals Followers: "Storp...
    by Merrick on January 11, 2021 at 10:58 pm

    Reduced to using smoke signals to communicate with the outside world, President Trump caused some confusion amongst his followers this morning with a message to "storp the capital".

  • President Trump Kills Family, Burns White House,...
    by Merrick on January 1, 2021 at 12:46 am

    Trump, whose behavior has grown increasingly erratic since his election loss to Joe Biden last month, reportedly ordered the poisoning of over 40 members of his inner-circle - including his wife Melania and his sons Donald Jr. and Eric – then the White House burned as he fled aboard Marine One.

  • Slideshow of Celebrities Not Wearing Makeup...
    by Merrick on December 24, 2020 at 9:31 pm

    A collection of photographs featuring celebrities not wearing makeup shocked and sickened thousands before being taken down this morning.

  • Angry Immune System Attacks Stupid Brain
    by Merrick on December 18, 2020 at 8:47 pm

    Angered by years of imprudent, reckless decisions, a man's immune system launched an assault on his brain this week after he contracted COVID-19 at a bowling alley.

  • Donald trump rescinds appointment of 3 SUPREME...
    by AdoboChron on December 14, 2020 at 7:12 am

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Adobo Chronicles, Washington Bureau) - Feeling more and more dejected and frustrated with his losing legal battles to invalidate the results of the 2020 U.S. Presidential elections, Donald Trump today issued an Executive Order that rescinds his appointment of three Supreme Court justices — Neil McGill Gorsuch, Brett Michal Kavanaugh and Amy…

  • Time and the Trumpster | The Sleaze | UK News...
    by docsleaze on December 13, 2020 at 1:16 am

    Is Rudy Giuliani really a cyborg lawyer sent back in time by future President Trump to derail Biden election victory? Did future Joe Biden bring Covid-19 back in time to undermine Trump presidency? Incredible claims that present moment in time is focal point of two competing timelines' attempts to prevail!

  • Rudy's Hardcore Hard Drive | The Sleaze | UK News...
    by docsleaze on December 13, 2020 at 1:13 am

    Local journalist claims Rudy Giuliani's laptop found in Preston computer shop. Alleges hard drive full of gay porn. Is President's personal lawyer involved in bizarre plot to finance election challenge through proceeds of adult film making?

  • Her Majesty's Last Orgy | The Sleaze | UK News...
    by docsleaze on December 13, 2020 at 1:07 am

    Did the Queen spend lock down engaged in sex and drug fueled orgies in her Windsor Castle bunker? Wild tabloid tales of naked ladies-in-waiting engaged in gladitorial contests and soap stars forced to perform shows live and at gun point emerge.

  • Santa Cancels Christmas Over COVID Fears
    by Merrick on December 12, 2020 at 10:09 pm

    Confirming expectations that escalating global infection rates would deter him from making his usual holiday gift-giving rounds, St. Nick remarked via Twitter that his decision was not difficult.