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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joke

A joke is a display of humour in which words are used within a specific and well- defined ... They are told in both private and public settings; a single person tells a joke to his friend in the natural flow of ... Another popular form was a collection of jests, jokes and funny situations attributed to a single character in a more ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/scott-weems/joke-book_b_4892644.html

Mar 4, 2014 ... Please don't tell me this is the funniest joke in the world! ... There's a science behind what makes a joke funny, and though shock and surprise ...

psychcentral.com/news/2015/11/29/what-makes-a-joke-funny/95470.html

Nov 29, 2015 ... Why are some jokes perceived as funny and others not? According to new research, the more complex a joke, the less likely it is to elicit laughs.

socialpsychonline.com/2016/04/psychology-of-humor-funny-comedy

Apr 5, 2016 ... Books that promise to unlock the keys to writing a funny joke always seemed empty and unsatisfying. A joke that's created with a formula feels ...

www.zmescience.com/research/studies/science-of-humour-0423432

Mar 1, 2017 ... For something to be funny, “there needs to be something wrong,” ... that if you know what are the elements that build up to make a good joke, ...

showofftalentfactory.wordpress.com/2017/07/23/what-makes-a-joke-funny

Jul 23, 2017 ... This hobby has left me with some thoughts about what makes jokes funny and what makes them offensive, or rubbish, or boring. And, seen as ...

www.thinctanc.co.uk/words/comedy.html

One thing worth noting is that when analysing comedy and what is funny, it is almost like it is only ... Someone makes a clever joke and only a few people get it.

www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/a-quest-to-understand-what-makes-things-funny

Apr 1, 2014 ... A Quest to Understand What Makes Things Funny ... Or was the joke actually planted by the K.G.B., allowing folks to make light of their plight ...

www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/02/the-dark-psychology-of-being-a-good-comedian/284104

Feb 27, 2014 ... The best jokes, he believes, take something awful and make it silly. ... Or do funny people just know something the rest of us don't? ***. One of ...