Humour (Commonwealth English) or humor (American English) is the tendency of experiences to provoke laughter and provide amusement. The term derives from the humoral medicine of the ancient Greeks, which taught that the balance of fluids in the human body, known as humours (Latin: humor, "body fluid"), controlled human health and emotion.
People of all ages and cultures respond to humour. Most people are able to experience humour—be amused, smile or laugh at something funny (such as a pun or joke)—and thus are considered to have a sense of humour. The hypothetical person lacking a sense of humour would likely find the behaviour inducing it to be inexplicable, strange, or even irrational. Though ultimately decided by personal taste, the extent to which a person finds something humorous depends on a host of variables, including geographical location, culture, maturity, level of education, intelligence and context. For example, young children may favour slapstick such as Punch and Judy puppet shows or the Tom and Jerry cartoons, whose physical nature makes it accessible to them. By contrast, more sophisticated forms of humour such as satire require an understanding of its social meaning and context, and thus tend to appeal to a more mature audience.

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  1. Richo877

    Dad jokes are not just for dads!

    In lieu of Father's Day this year, let's crack open the history books and lay down some of our best/worst dad jokes. You don't have to be a dad to really appreciate a good ol' dad joke. Whether they're real knee slappers, tear jerkers, groaners, witticisms, puns, pleasantries, or the ones that...
  2. jerseyrefugee

    a funny story

    There is so much bad stuff going around about us evil gun owners I thought I would like to relate a funny service event. When in service I was with the Naval Construction Battalions. aka Seabees. For those of you who don't know we had to do training at the 2nd ITR at Camp Pendleton. We were...
  3. gmerkt

    Funny story about Remington 760 in .35 Rem

    In 1986, I bought an old Remington Model 760 slide action rifle in .35 Remington. I live in Wash now but bought this rifle in another state. I have a Remington pump rifle in .30-06, kinda like the design. Today, I was in a pawn shop and they had a Model 760 in .35 Rem., I liked it and bought...
  4. User 1234

    Funny memes about California

  5. AMT

    Funny signs

    Hey all, it appears that 2 threads have been merged. Let's keep this for REAL signs that you've seen and taken picts of. **************************** I've been searching and cannot find any threads for funny pictures. If there is one, obviously mods please feel free to move. While out...
  6. L

    Road Rage call (or the Great Parking Lot Standoff) Lawrence, KS

    Gotta read the twitter feed from the Lawrence PD to really enjoy. Short version: Car-1 wants the parking spot Car-2 is leaving. Neither one will move for the other. Comments by the PD rep are especially funny. Lawrence Police on Twitter
  7. sigmadog

    Funny thing happened at the indoor range…

    Was shooting last night with a couple buddies over at Center Target in Post Falls. I was shooting my S&W SC1911 .45 (e-series). We were doing little friendly competitions and having fun: "Okay. One-hand shoot with your weak hand. One round only at the 3" circle at 25'." "Let's see if we can...
  8. EPS

    Funny gun vidos

    I'm starting this because I saw a funny gun video on YouTube.Lol now I hope I can get it posted here lol
  9. fredball

    Funny Golden Retriever

  10. J

    Washington  Funny how we talk about the US 2nd amendment, what about Washington's constitution, section 24

    I find it interesting in all the various threads and comments about Washington's efforts to restrict our 2nd amendment rights, I don't see much mentioned about Washington State's own constitution. SECTION 24 RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS. The right of the individual citizen to bear arms in defense of...
  11. jordanka16

    Funny headstamp

    Usually I'm pretty good with headstamps, but I was sorting some .45 this evening and found one that made me go what?:confused: i looked it up and I guess double tap made special Ted Nugent loads in the past, it gave me a chuckle:D
  12. fredball

    This Dog’s Reaction To A Funny Dog Video

    This Dog’s Reaction To A Funny Dog Video Is Something You Have To See This Dog's Reaction To A Funny Dog Video Is Something You Have To See
  13. 2

    I sure needed a good laugh. How bout you?

    Guy looks sort of familiar
  14. Caveman Jim

    Funny Craigslist ads you've seen....

    I sometimes look to C/L for stuff I'd like to Rat hole in my shop. A practice that my wife thinks is hopeless or futile but I, like others see things as $$$ in the future with a little ingenuity and elbow grease... if ya will....:p Here is today's funny... Free shed image 1 of 6 I...
  15. freestoneangler

    Events that change one's thinking

    To be honest, I have no idea what Kelly McGillis believes about our 2AR's. But, after her recent home invasion, it appears she has decided that being able to carry a weapon is important. She will no doubt have a better go of it than her peers still living in "The Land of Oz". 'Top Gun'...
  16. PaulB47

    Funny memes about BREXIT

    Twitter explodes with hilarious Brexit memes (
  17. michigan1022

    funny and cute picture picture thread

  18. fredball

    The Kiss Cam @ the Bulls Game - funny!

    This is hilarious, watch to the end! At the Chicago Bulls Basketball team home games they have a Kiss Cam. The idea is that couples images are displayed on the big screen over the basketball court and if your image is shown you should kiss your partner. That’s the theory. Watch until the end...
  19. FA9

    Funny or not?

    I watched this video and lol'd, but after watching a couple more times, I kinda got irritated and felt that this video makes guns or responsible gun owners look bad.
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