OMG, scientists have come up with a new approach to reduce the populations of mosquitoes without using pesticides. One of the recent proposals was … wait for it … mosquito birth control!
One evening, a few years ago, while sitting around with my family at the Thanksgiving Holiday table, we started talking about turkey trivia. I know, my family is interesting and a bit odd.
You are chatting with a co-worker at the water cooler, when he kicks you in the shins! Then he grins and says, “Just kidding.”
What is your response?
What is funny?
What makes us laugh?
Why is something “funny?”
In the most general of terms, humor is a way for humans to release tension in an uncomfortable situation. Peace, contentment, and joy are wonderful states of being; but they aren’t funny. Humor comes from the things that go wrong: