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I have been meaning to read The Art Instinct beauty, pleasure, and human evolution, By Denis Dutton

Regarding humor, many companies and marketers have done studies/surveys on humor and one thing came out very clear. Men and women have different ideas about what is funny. Men tended to find some guy messing up or doing something stupid to be funny. A guy getting hit in the scrotum with a baseball and then falling to the ground clutching his privates... some other guy doing something stupid like flying into a lake with a riding lawn mower... any guys here fan of the Three Stooges. I hated when they all started hitting each other... Women on the other hand find situations funny. Walking out of the bathroom with the back of your skirt tucked into your panty hose or with toilet paper stuck to your shoe...a group of babies giggling at the same time.

Wed, 11 Jul 2012 03:18:29 UTC | #948882