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The joke of the century

by Hughes, David

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


Edition Notes

Statementby David Hughes.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6058.U34 B8 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. ;
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2720890M
ISBN 10080084419X
LC Control Number86014357
OCLC/WorldCa13794643

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In , a writing professor at the United Kingdom's University of Wolverhampton led a team of researchers on a quest to find the world's oldest joke. They spent months combing through old books, papyruses and even stone tablets to find evidence of humor. They discovered different joke formats over the years (and we're talking hundreds or Author: Debra Ronca. Apparently, the oldest recorded joke in any form of English is about 1, years old, and is found in the Exeter Codex, written in Old English. See the article in Wikipedia about the Codex Exoniensis. The jokes in question are riddles in the form of double-entendres.


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