A Joke on the Internet [Comic]

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4 Responses to A Joke on the Internet [Comic]

  1. Well, allowing for the usual conventions of jokes, the first two are likely to have punchlines which depend on some form of racism – otherwise the joke would work as well starting “So, these three guys/girls/echidnas … “or “So, this man and woman … “

    • Humor doesn’t care for social norms! A joke can be funny despite being racist. A central part of humor is the social transgression. The problem is to not laugh t the wrong jokes or jokes that transgress in an unacceptable way.

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