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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)

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

Thesaurus

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

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)

Search

WolframAlpha, DuckDuckGo

Preservation

History

The History of Humor and Laughter

Quotation


Quotes about Comedians (Good Reads)
Quotations Page Bartlett’s

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


Rumor

Snopes.com

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

  • Nightmare Mayor | The Sleaze | UK News Satire and...
    by docsleaze on November 23, 2017 at 11:16 pm

    Council workers stage 'military coup' against so called 'Nightmare Mayor' of provincial UK town. Inspired by President Duterte, mayor launched reign of terror against alleged non recyclers, litter louts and non poop scooping dog owners. […]

  • The Great British Sex Scandal | The Sleaze | UK...
    by docsleaze on November 23, 2017 at 11:14 pm

    Are standards of British sex offending in decline? Is current political sex scandal too little, too late? Expert demands that MPs must step up sexual harassment to set example if US lead in sexual offences to be cut. […]

  • Groping for the Apocalypse | The Sleaze | UK News...
    by docsleaze on November 23, 2017 at 11:11 pm

    What has befuddled me from the start over this whole groping apocalypse is the way in which much of the media professes mystification as to what fuels such attitudes to women. Really? Have you seen your own content of late? […]

  • Sexual Groping Charge Leveled At Joe Biden
    by satireworld on November 22, 2017 at 11:54 pm

    New London, Conn – (SatireWorld.com) State troopers from around the tri-state New England area vowed to never invite ex-Vice President Joe Biden to future Fraternal Order of Police conventions in fear of losing its core of rank and file membership over homosexual issues promoted by Biden in his hour-long speech to over 600 law enforcement attendees. […]

  • Congress Secretly Hoping Lavar Ball And President...
    by MakeAmericaTheBest on November 22, 2017 at 8:44 pm

    While Lavar Ball and President Trump square off in the media, one party is secretly hoping they finally get in trouble for being such a pain. […]

  • Americans Prepare to Observe Final Thanksgiving
    by Merrick on November 22, 2017 at 12:31 am

    With the fourth Thursday of November upon us, millions of American households will sit down to observe their final Thanksgiving together this week. […]

  • Ten Tips for Surviving Thanksgiving With Your...
    by CanardPress on November 21, 2017 at 11:58 pm

    Exhaustive research by the professionals at the Canard Press newsroom has come up with the following seven no-fail tips to help you get through the day. […]

  • Politically Correct in Seattle | You make the...
    by satireworld on November 21, 2017 at 11:26 pm

    Seattle,WA – (SatireWorld.com) The Seattle city government has frowned upon city employees using the words “brown bag” and “citizen.” Instead of “brown bag” lunch, sack lunch should be used and instead of “citizen,” resident should be used. […]

  • Obama Hopes For Future Turkey Pardon For Himself
    by satireworld on November 21, 2017 at 11:22 pm

    The White House – (SatireWorld.com) With 15% of the American people on food stamps and unemployment increasing as thousands of business lay off workers due to healthcare cost fears, President Obama took some time off from golf to pardon a turkey for Thanksgiving. […]

  • Mainstream News Anchor proves he understands...
    by glossynews on November 21, 2017 at 11:05 pm

    Dateline: ATLANTA—A new anchor at CNN, Guy Hoogetsit, has criticized his colleagues at the cable news station for failing to understand the point of Donald Trump’s election, and maintains that the only way for members of the corporate media to properly report on President Trump is to simultaneously hit themselves repeatedly in the face. Mr. [&#8230 […]