The Secret of Humor

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Rodopi, 1978 - 205 pagini

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Concepts of Humor
1
Obvious Aggression
27
Unexpected Truth Aggression Against
75
Sexual Humor Aggression Against
89
Scatological Humor Aggression Against
119
Cosmic Humor Aggression Against
139
Nonsense Humor Aggression Against
169
Word Play Aggression Against Confor
183
Conclusion
201
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Pagina 193 - Who smiled as she rode on a tiger. They returned from the ride, With the lady inside, And the smile on the face of the tiger.
Pagina 17 - Jesus the King of the Jews." Then two robbers were crucified with him, one on the right and one on the left. And those who passed by derided him, wagging their heads and saying, "You who would destroy the temple and build it in three days, save yourself! If you are the Son of God, come down from the cross.
Pagina 171 - Let us be married; too long we have tarried: But what shall we do for a ring?" They sailed away, for a year and a day, To the land where the bong-tree grows; And there in a wood a Piggy-wig stood, With a ring at the end of his nose, His nose, His nose, With a ring at the end of his nose. "Dear Pig, are you willing to sell for a shilling Your ring?
Pagina 171 - You elegant fowl, How charmingly sweet you sing! Oh! let us be married; too long we have tarried: But what shall we do for a ring?" They sailed away, for a year and a day, To the land where the bong-tree grows; And there in a wood a Piggy-wig stood, With a ring at the end of his nose, His nose, His nose, With a ring at the end of his nose. "Dear Pig, are you willing to sell for one shilling Your ring?
Pagina 168 - WERTHER had a love for Charlotte Such as words could never utter ; Would you know how first he met her? She was cutting bread and butter. Charlotte was a married lady, And a moral man was Werther, And for all the wealth of Indies, Would do nothing for to hurt her. So he sighed and pined and ogled, And his passion boiled and bubbled, Till he blew his silly brains out, And no more was by it troubled. Charlotte, having seen his body Borne before her on a shutter, Like a well-conducted person, Went on...
Pagina 171 - The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea In a beautiful pea-green boat: They took some honey, and plenty of money Wrapped up in a five-pound note. The Owl looked up to the stars above, And sang to a small guitar, "O lovely Pussy, O Pussy, my love, What a beautiful Pussy you are, You are, You are!
Pagina 172 - So they took it away, and were married next day By the Turkey who lives on the hill. They dined...
Pagina 50 - Simple Simon met a pieman Going to the fair; Says Simple Simon to the pieman, "Let me taste your ware." Says the pieman to Simple Simon, "Show me first your penny;" Says Simple Simon to the pieman, "Indeed, I have not any." Simple Simon went to look If plums grew on a thistle; He pricked his fingers very much, Which made poor Simon whistle.
Pagina 17 - But I am a worm, and no man; scorned by men, and despised by the people. All who see me mock at me, they make mouths at me, they wag their heads; "He committed his cause to the Lord; let him deliver him, let him rescue him, for he delights in him!
Pagina 102 - There was a young lady from Kent "Who said that she knew what it meant "When men took her to dine, "Gave her cocktails and wine; "She knew what it meant — but she went.

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