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How the joke was born

The joke also known as an anecdote, or gag. It is short story aimed to amuse the reader or listener. Jokes are mostly based on ambiguity, but of course this dos not have to be the rule.


The joke should not miss elements of absurdity or paradox. Jokes are short text, made with a strong and strike punchline. It spreads mainly in the oral tradition that is usualy perfectly performed by comedians, but occur also in magazines.


You can purchase books of jokes in the bookshops. In the last years, however, jokes began to spread extensively through the internet.

Word „anecdote“

The word "anecdote" comes from Greek and means "what is not being published." By that name was initially marked only texts for various reasons were not disclosed. They were sometimes given only in oral form. The Procopios Record from the sixth century AD carried the name "An anecdote". This file contains secret stories from the life of the Emperor Justinian.


In the Renaissance joke obtained a great popularity, and gave the basis for creating the novel. Anecdotes also survived from ancient sermons where it served as a moral lesson.


Gradually, joke began to appear in the chronicles, but were also part of the flyers that have been enlivened with jokes. A typical genre in which the posts are based on fun, is called a satire.


Verbally spread story

Currently, jokes are short stories spread verbally and have a humorous basis. Their goal may ridicule a person, situation, era, race or opinion.


Jokes can be divided into many groups, as today there are jokes on doctors, political jokes, blonde jokes, jokes on the light bulbs, Jewish jokes as well as erotic. There are many jokes, just find the category you are interested in.

Jokes in the world today

A joke is a short story or ironic display of the situation, which has an amusing point that make the listener or reader laugh. Jokes are either expressions or statements, where acts sarcasm. They often have a double meaning.


There are also practical jokes, but in this case are not based on speech, but rather on a physical expression of a joke.


Jokes today represent a typical entertainment of friends and spectators. There are comedians who present jokes in their performances. The required response to the joke is a laugh, but sometimes it might not come. If laughter is not heard, usualy it means that the joke was poorly spoken or was performed unamusingly.

Human culture

Jokes have become an integral part of human culture since the year 1900 BC.


Anecdotes began to play a large role in many well known personalities. Relevant example is Sigmund Freud, who wrote a book about jokes and regarded joke as one of the possibilities how to express your opinion and feelings. Jaroslav Hasek also discovered a creative literary sense of anecdotal style.


Many peopleare expressing with jokes, by which they want to be identified and distinguish from others.


When an employee is using funny expressions, then he/she tries to get apart from the others or directly identifies his own work. Even managers are joking. The main rules to a good joke is timing, precision, synthesis, and especially rhythm. Precision must be achieved by every comedian. Its task is to select appropriate fresh words that will provide a response of laught.


There must be fun. If you want to laugh and enjoy some fun, visit some comedy show, where the jokes are not an shortage or try jokes section on PeopleLovePeople.

Vtipy pro dobrou náladu

JOKES for pleasure and good mood


Zasloužím si štěstí.
When can you be sure a snail is lying to you?

When he says he’s not home.
Why does it suck to be a penguin?

Because even when you get angry, you still look cute.
Guest at a restaurant: “I refuse to eat this roastbeef. Please call the manager! “

Waiter: “That’s no use. He won’t eat it either."
What is the difference between a snowman and a snowwoman?
Men are like this- Our tongue trips over our tapping feet
like dogs before
red meat
When we see a girl
we go in heat.
A blonde woman was speeding down the road in her little red sports car and was pulled over by a woman police officer (also a blonde). The cop asked to see the blonde's driver's license.

She dug through her purse and was getting progressively more agitated. "What does it look like?" she finally asked.

The policewoman replied, "It's square and it has your picture on it." The driver finally found a square mirror, looked at it, and handed it to the policewoman. "Here it is," she said. The blonde officer looked at the mirror, then handed it back saying, "Okay, you can go. I didn't realize you were a cop."
One day this cop pulls over a blonde for speeding. The cop gets out of his car and asks the blonde for her license.

"You cops should get it together. One day you take away my license and the next day you ask me to show it."
Two bowling teams, one all blondes, one all bruneettes, charter a double-decker bus for a weekend bowling tournament in Atlantic City.
The brunette team rides on the bottom level of the bus, the blonde team rides on the top level.

The brunette team, down below, is wooping it up and having a great time until one of them realizes she doesn't hear anything from the blondes upstairs, and she decides to investigate.

When the brunette reaches the top, she finds the blonde team staring straight ahead at the road, frozen in fear, clutching the seats in frount of them with white knuckles.

"Whats going on up here?" asks the brunette. "We're having a great time downstairs!"
"Yeah," screams a terrified blonde, "but you've got a driver!"
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An unexpected humor

Joke depends on the unexpected humor, but some of them are taboo because they contain outrageous or immoral social element. Some jokes are trying to incite races against each other or are attacking religious belief, etc. Jokes thus are divided into categories. Political jokes have gained great popularity, often presented in the form of satire. Usually they are relate to politics and the head of state, but also can capture the humorous political situation, not only at home but abroad as well.


When a professional tells a joke, the show includes caricatured view of certain professions. They therefore appear to tell a joke with some gestures. In practice, mathematical and popular jokes set for people who understans mathematics. Some people would not think of it as a joke, and would not find it funny.


For example British jokes often begin with "An Scotsman an Irishman and an Englishman ...", which focus mainly on a lesser part of Great Britain namely Ireland or Scotland. Presenting in the joke their stupidity and stiffness in conversational English. Racially offensive humor is not accepted by society, but there are jokes that have elements of racism, but are accepted.


Among other categories of jokes are those related to a specific person like blondes or cops. Also available are jokes about pets or any objects. Offer of jokes is really rich.

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