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  Laugh along with GNU - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)
Many of the graphics in the GNU Art Gallery also have humorous twists.
Please read Humor Submission Guidelines for details about submitting content for the humor section.
The humor does not have to be computer-related.
www.gnu.org /fun/humor.html   (252 words)

  Humor [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]
The word "humor" itself is of relatively recent origin: according to the Oxford English Dictionary, it arose during the 17th century out of psycho-physiological scientific speculation on the effects of various humors that might affect a person's temperament.
In a famous phrase, Bergson argues that the source of humor is the "mechanical encrusted upon the living" (Bergson, 84) According to Bergson "the comic does not exist outside of what is strictly human." He thinks that humor involve an incongruous relationship between human intelligence and habitual or mechanical behaviors.
Eastman considers humor to be a form of play, because humor involves a disinterested stance, certain kinds of humor involve mock aggression and insults, and because some forms of play activities result in humorous amusement.
www.iep.utm.edu /h/humor.htm   (4881 words)

  Humour - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Humour (humor in American English) is the ability or quality of people, objects, or situations to evoke feelings of amusement in other people.
The origin of the term derives from the humoral medicine of the ancient Greeks, which stated that a mix of fluids known as humours controlled human health and emotion.
White once said that "Humor can be dissected as a frog can, but the thing dies in the process and the innards are discouraging to any but the pure scientific mind." However, attempts to do just that have been made, as follow.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Humor   (1675 words)

Humor is a performative pragmatic accomplishment involving a wide range of communication skills including, but not exclusively involving, language, gesture, the presentation of visual imagery, and situation management.
Humor, of all forms of communicative acts, is one of the most heavily dependent on equal cooperative participation of actor and audience.
Another reason humor may fail is that the paradox is not sufficiently surprising or unexpected to generate the tension necessary for release in laughter.
www.brown.edu /Departments/Anthropology/publications/Humor.htm   (1399 words)

 ACS :: Humor Therapy
Humor therapy is the use of humor for the relief of physical and emotional difficulties.
Humor therapy is the use of humor for the relief of physical or emotional pain and stress.
Humor therapy is generally used to improve quality of life, provide some pain relief, encourage relaxation, and reduce stress.
www.cancer.org /docroot/ETO/content/ETO_5_3X_Humor_Therapy.asp?sitearea=ETO   (722 words)

Of particular interest is humor in "dread courses" which students may avoid due to a lack of self-confidence, perceived difficulty of the material or a previous negative experience in a content area.
Humor is a catalyst for classroom "magic," when all the educational elements converge and teacher and student are both positive and excited about learning.
Humor is most effective when it is appropriate to the situation and reflects the personality of the instructor (Edwards and Gibboney, 1992).
jan.ucc.nau.edu /~slm/AdjCI/Startclass/Humor.html   (2215 words)

 Professional Humor Encyclopedia Articles @ CompleteIdiotsGuide.com (Complete Idiots Guide)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Professional humor or occupational humor is a kind of humor which pokes fun at the peculiarities of a particular profession.
Occupational jokes tend to exploit popular stereotypes about the profession in question: lawyer jokes might present them as lacking in ethics, scientist jokes might play up their lack of worldly wisdom and accountancy jokes might address "creative accounting".
This category for humor specific to a certain profession or occupation.
www.completeidiotsguide.com /encyclopedia/Professional_humor   (308 words)

 humor - Definitions from Dictionary.com
Humor consists principally in the recognition and expression of incongruities or peculiarities present in a situation or character.
Blood was the warm, moist humor associated with the element fire, and phlegm was the cold, moist humor associated with water.
Black bile was the cold, dry humor associated with the earth, and yellow bile was the warm, dry humor associated with the air.
dictionary.reference.com /browse/humor   (1359 words)

 Humor Therapy-Topic Overview
Humor therapy (sometimes called therapeutic humor) uses the power of smiles and laughter to aid healing.
Humor therapy helps decrease the negative effects of feeling unhealthy, out of control, afraid, or helpless, which are common problems for those with cancer or chronic diseases.
Humor therapy is also valuable as a preventive measure for the caregivers of people with chronic diseases.
www.webmd.com /balance/tc/Humor-Therapy-Topic-Overview   (444 words)

 Humor and Laughter: Health Benefits and Online Sources
Humor also helps us avoid loneliness by connecting with others who are attracted to genuine cheerfulness.
Humor shifts the ways in which we think, and distress is greatly associated with the way we think.
Humor can be an experience of the forbidden (laughing in church), or "getting away with" something (often seen with children).
www.helpguide.org /life/humor_laughter_health.htm   (2464 words)

Most people would agree that laughter and humor are necessary and valuable forms of human expression.
John points out that, however strange Kant's theory may be, it tends to rightly claim that humor is subjective.
Looking at Kant, Freud, and others, it seems that one of the problems with the theories they put forward about humor is their lack of familiarity with the data.
www.philosophytalk.org /pastShows/Humor.htm   (654 words)

 Walter de Gruyter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
HUMOR was established as an international interdisciplinary forum for the publication of high-quality research papers on humor as an important and universal human faculty.
Humor research draws upon a wide range of academic disciplines including anthropology, biology, computer science, education, family science, film studies, history, linguistics, literature, mathematics, medicine, philosophy, physiology, psychology, and sociology.
HUMOR is a peer-reviewed journal of international scope.
www.degruyter.de /rs/384_1819_DEU_h.htm   (226 words)

 Intelligent humor page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
You are also welcome to join our new Intelligent Humor mailing list and share your favorite smart jokes with other people.
Recently, I wrote a short article on the nature of humor as a social mechanism for distributing knowledge about unusual situations.
I would be happy to receive some criticisms and alternative ideas on the nature of humor.
www.lucifer.com /~sasha/humor   (333 words)

 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Encyclopedia Articles @ CompleteIdiot.com (Complete Idiot)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor is awarded by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts annually since 1998.
The first annual Kennedy Center Celebration of American Humor took place in October 1998.
The program featured a gathering of leading American artists including Chevy Chase, Morgan Freeman, Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Damon Wayans, and Robin Williams.
www.completeidiot.com /encyclopedia/Mark_Twain_Prize_for_American_Humor   (271 words)

 Newsvine - humor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Humor - my particular poison of choice, would of course be Pokemons, the vile little creatures that all of my children are obsessed with.
As we traverse the turbulent path of life, we most overcome any number of obstacles, undergo an assortment of scenarios, and be witness to a seemingly infinite number of problems with people, with life, or with society.
There were no conflicts, no arguments, no killing, no shooting, no shouting; No one was angry, no one was ready to kill their neighbor, and no one defaced public property.
www.newsvine.com /humor   (1054 words)

Monkeypants - Humor and mayhem from the cultural ground zero known as Hollywood.
Beeradio.Com Original Audio Humor - All original funny wave files, which are commercial parodies and spoofs we wrote and produced, from Beeradio.Com!
Humorous advice column, daily column on life's oddities.
www.humorshack.com /links/humor/index.shtml   (1245 words)

 --Humor column — a humor columnist with positive thinking? --
This is the only humor column delivering a heaping helping of humor with a dash of personal growth wrapped up in one handy package.
You may read this weekly humor column coming soon to a newspaper near you (If not, please recommend it.) You can also see it in your e-mail in-box every Wednesday...
I hope you enjoy reading this unique blend of humor and satire, positive thinking, and social commentary as much as I enjoy writing it.
www.thehappyguy.com /positive-thinking-free-ezine.html   (430 words)

The humor in his joke eluded the audience.
The author's humor came across better in the book than in the movie.
The chef is feeling out of humor again and will have to be treated carefully.
www.infoplease.com /dictionary/humor   (184 words)

 The Seattle Times: Home & Garden: A sense of style with a sense of humor
Humor is the underlying most important part of our human condition.
I think everything should be smart and beautiful and holistically designed, meaning it is experimental and ecological.
But in everything I inject some human spirit of humor because it lightens up this overtly serious thing we call life.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/homegarden/2003479776_designerrashid16.html   (537 words)

 An Encyclopedia of Humor - AGES Software, Bringing the Words of the Wise to your Computer … Inexpensively
An Encyclopedia of Humor - AGES Software, Bringing the Words of the Wise to your Computer … Inexpensively
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Stories for Preachers and Teachers lets you quickly browse and find the perfect illustrations or quotes for your sermon, lesson or talk.
www.agessoftware.com /ages_encyclopedia_of_humor_1.html   (158 words)

 HUMOR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
=>8 up!<= magazines and e-zines <8-1> humor (187)
=>15 up!<= audio and video clips <15-1> humor (112)
=>18 up!<= food and drink <18-1> humor (88)
recdir.com /humor   (25 words)

 100's of Jokes & Cartoons - Humor Pages From ButlerWebs
Later that night, Mildred was admitted to the hospital with a gunshot wound to her knee.
Definitions and Word Humor: New and funny definitions of every-day words and real definitions of some unusual and humorous words.
Links to Other Humor Sites: There are some good humor sites out there that we'd like to share with you.
www.butlerwebs.com /jokes   (2146 words)

 Said Ali Shek Muhassa, “Death squad just sounds so negative. I prefer activist.”
Good humor is hard, and the web is no exception, notwithstanding those brilliant chain emails.
Serious humor obviously does not belong on a page called humor.
If you're looking for serious humor, you'll need to just navigate your way to wherever said artist or writer is located (probably here).
www.coldbacon.com /humor.html   (1587 words)

 Technorati Blog Finder: Humor
The center of the universe for the hottest, most outstanding, zaniest, and downright amazing videos you'll ever see…anywhere.
Published each weekday, the show with zefrank features news, humor, group activities, and duckies.
Featured in the San Francisco Chronicle and the New York Times, Fussy has had one hand on the steering wheel and the other on her kid's throat since 2001.
technorati.com /blogs/Humor   (309 words)

 Amazon.com: Humor: Video   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Loretta Laroche: Humor Your Stress ~ Loretta Laroche (VHS Tape - 1996)
Loretta Laroche: Joy & Humor Stress (2pc) ~ Joy of Stress & Humor Your Stress Set (VHS Tape)
Value of a Good Sense of Humor (VHS Tape)
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=Humor&index=vhs&page=1   (418 words)

 ARTinaClick.com | Subject -> Humor
From political cartoons and magazine illustrations to the animation classics of the Walt Disney Studios, humor has played an important role in art.
Contemporary artists use humor to convey ideas about the world and the human condition.
A painter and illustrator of children's images, Mackenzie Thorpe's compositions are serious and heartwarming depictions of animals and children while at the same time they maintain a sense of humor.
www.artinaclick.com /subject/humor.asp   (261 words)

 Psychology Humor
This site is designed to provide information and resources about the healing power of therapeutic humor.
Psychology humor and satire from AssessmentPsychology.com, featuring "On the Psychologist's Couch" by Gunborg Palme and Dr. Frank Froman's "Sunday Ramblings" on the practice of psychology.
Humorous links to psychological, personality, IQ, purity and other psychology tests and quizes.
www.psychology.org /links/Resources/Humor   (362 words)

 Bored.com - Humor Sites
Away Humor - A list of hundreds of away messages to use with AIM, ICQ, MSN, and other instant messaging services.
Age Humor - A humorous look at old age.
Computer Virus Humor - A humorous list of new viruses.
www.bored.com /categories/funnybone/funnybone.html   (689 words)

 Funny Jokes and Divorce Humor - DivorceHQ.com
Don't be suprised if you lose your sense of humor.
If any of the jokes offend anybody, we apologize, for that is not our intent.
We try to be gender balanced in our humor and lord knows there is enough material to make fun of both sides.
www.divorcehq.com /humor.html   (2248 words)

 Entertainment & Arts, Humor,
This !tzalist ring is open to all humor sites, including practical jokes, standup comedy, and other forms of humor.
Find humor services such as online humor and e-card guides or comedians for hire, or just chuckle your way through the jokes, animated cartoons, one-panel and strip comics, and multi-thematic personal pages that include humor in liberal doses.
This ring is for anyone who can fog up a mirror when it's held under their nose, and whose fingers can work a keyboard.
dir.webring.com /rw?d=Entertainment___Arts/Humor   (653 words)

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