Tag Archives: Humour

Freud’s Theory Of Humour: Ken Dodd

Freud‘s theory was that when a joke opens a window and all those bats and bogeymen fly out, you get a marvellous feeling of relief and elation. The trouble with Freud is that he never had to play the old … Continue reading

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A Sense Of Humour: Katherine Mansfield

To be wildly enthusiastic, or deadly serious – both are wrong. Both pass. One must keep ever-present a sense of humour. It depends entirely on yourself how much you see or hear or understand. But the sense of humour I … Continue reading

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GSOH: George Eliot

A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections. George Eliot 1819-1880 Daniel Deronda, Ch 15 I have often wondered about the people who advertise themselves as having a ‘Good Sense Of Humour’. I suppose we … Continue reading

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There Are Bad Times Just Around The Corner: Noel Coward

They’re out of sorts in Sunderland And terribly cross in Kent, They’re dull in Hull And the Isle of Mull Is seething with discontent, They’re nervous in Northumberland And Devon is down the drain, They’re filled with wrath On the … Continue reading

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