ok--now i am confused <again>--what is "Lithuanian" humor, please?
audra GRINIUS ranous
> 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)insync.net 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.