Tagged with humor

Gallows Humor

People who are going through tough times apparently have better senses of humor than people who aren’t, according to the cartoon editor at the New Yorker: One of the ideas about humor is that it’s our way of coping with negative feelings. In a control study we found people who were primed with negative emotions, … Continue reading »

Overheard Chuckle

I just had a conversation with someone, and laughed when I heard this: Another factor, perhaps overlooked, in understanding why Presbyterianism thrived in Scotland, is, of course, whiskey. “And all God’s people said, ‘Amen.’”