. A collection of punny hair salon names.
The award for the best jokes at this year's Edinburgh Fringe
has been given to Canadian comic Stewart Francis
for this joke:
"You know who really gives kids a bad name?.. [more inside]
combine two or more symbols (picture and/or text) to form a new meaning. The viewer must mentally elaborate on the visual stimulus to interpret the message. There are lots of examples
, some good
, some goofy
, some bad
is a series of punning Post-It note cartoons
Theory of Humor.
A scientific paper, written by Tom Veatch
, describes his Theory of Humor
. When is something funny
? When is it not funny
? When does it cross the line
? Why are puns generally shitty
? And the mysterious and magical powers elephant jokes have on children, revealed
A great data set to use for practice in applying the theories presented in the paper can be found here
If only we could harness that power...