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In a message dated 4/21/99 12:05:23 PM Pacific Daylight Time, as a response 

 > Also, since this forum should not be used to ridicule other peoples' 
 > opinions, the sarcasm of any kind should be discouraged. 
polhemus(--nospam--at) writes: 

<< I wonder if there is any such thing as "humor training"? >>
Maybe there is but ....It has been my observation that there are as many 
types of humor as there are the number of people living on this planet plus 
Jewish humor, American humor, Italian humor, Lithuanian humor, Zulu humor, 
Novosibirsk humor, lawyers' humor, engineering humor, sick humor, porno 
humor, and few others. 

If anyone would want to get the "training" in such a diversity of types of 
humor, the task would probably be not easy to accomplish.

It is, therefore, unrealistic to think about "humor training" unless only one 
or two or even three types of humor are to be considered such as New York 
humor, Mongolian humor, or Mr. Polhemus' -type of humor.......... On the 
other hand maybe Mr. Polhemus -- taking into consideration his excellent 
memory and vivid imagination --would be able to increase the number of types 
of humor he can be "trained in" to some impressive two digit number.