Re: Humor? (was) genetic unselfishness

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Mon Jan 24 2000 - 19:59:06 MST wrote:

> << All humor...(except for puns) has at it's base...." other people's
> misfortunes". ...It's often a "surprise mechanism" that triggers laughter, not
> only cruelty
> and oddities.

Right on! I have often gotten my best yuks from some clever comment
by someone skillfully wielding the language on this list; not with an insult or
canardic screed, just a well stated and insightful post. Jeff Davis is one
who is good at this, among many others. spike

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