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

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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

returntotop

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

  • Kim Jong-Un Outraged At Insult To Stephen Curry -...
    by MakeAmericaTheBest on September 24, 2017 at 7:00 am

    Not just NBA fans in the United States bristled at President Trumps tweet to Stephen Curry, but reclusive dictators were also up in arms. […]

  • World’s Filthiest Restaurant Finally Closes
    by satireworld on September 24, 2017 at 2:01 am

    El Paso, TX – (satireworld.com) Planning on dining out tonight? You might want to pass on Chinese food at a popular El Paso eatery. A west Texas restaurant has set the standard for disgusting dining on its latest health inspection, with a stomach-churning rating of just 19 out of a possible 100. […]

  • Alcatraz Begins Construction Of New "Trump Wing"...
    by MakeAmericaTheBest on September 23, 2017 at 7:17 am

    Officials at Alcatraz Island, the infamous prison and tourist attraction, apparently have started contingency planning to house members of the Executive Branch. […]

  • World Stunned as Elevator Passengers Lose Phone...
    by HoobaCanoes on September 23, 2017 at 6:13 am

    The whole world is stunned as passengers lose reception on mysterious elevator. […]

  • President Trump Vows to 'Totally Destroy' North...
    by TripleActionNews on September 22, 2017 at 3:43 pm

    Speaking in front of the United Nations on Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump doubled down on his vow to “totally destroy” North America -- unveiling the following 10-point plan to devastate the country he was sort of elected to lead. […]

  • Trump Vows, "Swift and Utter Anihilation" of...
    by Merrick on September 22, 2017 at 1:40 am

    In an addendum to his address to the United Nations Wednesday, President Trump promised, "Swift and utter annihilation of Mauritius," during a press conference with members of the international media this morning. […]

  • Please Donate to Hurricane Maria Victims, And...
    by PointsInCase on September 21, 2017 at 7:05 pm

    Please take a moment to donate to Hurricane Irma relief, and while you're at it, throw a couple bucks at the Kickstarter for my Flappy Bird-meets-Candy Crush app "Clint the Climber." […]

  • Sean Spicer revolted by Corden kiss
    by NewsBiscuit on September 21, 2017 at 7:05 pm

    The former Press Secretary has admitted that the nausea associated with being President Trump’s mouthpiece, did not prepare him for the full horror of a snog from James Corden. Despite once having Trump oozing out of every orifice, Mr. Spicer admitted that only Mr. Corden had made him feel as dirty as a North Korean... […]

  • Environmentalists Release 47 Coherent Republicans...
    by DailyDiscord on September 21, 2017 at 7:05 pm

    Washington, DC—In an effort to stabilize a political ecosystem that many in Washington are calling “completely F-d up”, environmentalists released 47 stable republican politicians into Congress this week. Jake Green of the Capitol Re-Acclimation Project explains, “By releasing semi-coherent individuals into both the Senate and the House, the hope is that things might actually return to the baseline&#8230 […]

  • Ripping the Headlines Today, 9/20/17
    by humortimes on September 21, 2017 at 7:05 pm

    Making fun of the headlines today, so you don’t have to The news doesn’t need to be complicated and confusing; that’s what any new release from Microsoft is for. […]