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Rationale of the dirty joke

G. Legman

Rationale of the dirty joke

an analysis of sexual humor

by G. Legman

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Published by Bell Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex -- Humor.

  • Edition Notes

    Spine title: No laughing matter.

    Other titlesNo laughing matter.
    Statementby G. Legman.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination992 p. ;
    Number of Pages992
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15308561M
    ISBN 100517224852
    LC Control Number68029924
    OCLC/WorldCa65420519

    As e-book. Why do people tell dirty jokes? And what is it about a joke's dirtiness that makes it funny? G. Legman was perhaps the foremost scholar of the dirty joke, and as legions of humor writers and comedians know, his Rationale of the Dirty Joke remains the most exhaustive and authoritative study of the subject.   In , Gershon published a second volume, entitled, “No Laughing Matter: Rationale of the Dirty Joke.” The book was not well received: the novelty of the first book had pretty much worn off.

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    The World's Best Dirty Jokes by Mr J (2 times) No Laughing Matter Rationale of the dirty Joke An Analysis of Sexual Humor: 2nd Series by G. Legman (editor) (1 times) Hot Lunch by Giulia Venturini (1 times) Eric's Big Book of Dirty Humour (Eric's Big Books 1) by Eric Duck (1 times) Unspeakably Gross Jokes: Vol XX by Julius Alvin (1 times). Why do people tell dirty jokes? And what is it about a joke's dirtiness that makes it funny? G. Legman was perhaps the foremost scholar of the dirty joke, and as legions of humor writers and comedians know, his Rationale of the Dirty Joke remains the most exhaustive and authoritative study of the subject.


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In Western Europe, the medieval fabliau and the Arab/Italian novella built up a large body of humorous tales; but it was only with the Facetiae of Poggio () that the anecdote first appears rendered down into joke form (with prominent punchline) in an early modern collection.