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Fri May 31, 2013 6:27 pm Post

That's an interesting comparison, I can definitely see it, and it makes me want an illustrated version of Hocus Pocus.
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Fri May 31, 2013 6:48 pm Post

Can't remember who said it—but from the depths of ancient Greece or Rome a succinct line on the same theme…

"Humour is an emotion like sadness or grief"
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Fri May 31, 2013 7:29 pm Post

Briar Kit wrote:"Humour is an emotion like sadness or grief"


i think ,amusement, is an emotion but humour isn,t. humour is the thing - or the quality that the thing possesses - that induces the feeling of amusement.

it,s also a word for a bodily fluid. gross.
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Fri May 31, 2013 7:35 pm Post

pigfender wrote:Slaughterhouse 5 is a small book with big print.

pigfender on Wed May 29, 2013 9:19 pm wrote:as I'm only 28 pages into

pigfender on Thu May 30, 2013 3:53 pm wrote:From the vantage of page 56,


slowest. reading. ever.
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Fri May 31, 2013 7:36 pm Post

Wouldn't "humor" be more the abstract representation or a classification of concepts that are considered comical (another abstraction)?
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Fri May 31, 2013 7:37 pm Post

Floss wrote:
pigfender wrote:Slaughterhouse 5 is a small book with big print.

pigfender on Wed May 29, 2013 9:19 pm wrote:as I'm only 28 pages into

pigfender on Thu May 30, 2013 3:53 pm wrote:From the vantage of page 56,


slowest. reading. ever.

He's a reading pig. Give him a break.
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Sun Jun 02, 2013 10:01 pm Post

Jaysen wrote:He's a reading pig. Give him a break.
Young Master Jaysen, we gave him a break about three weeks ago...he's just taking advantage now! :shock:
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Tue Jun 04, 2013 3:13 pm Post

Fluff wrote:
Jaysen wrote:He's a reading pig. Give him a break.
Young Master Jaysen, we gave him a break about three weeks ago...he's just taking advantage now! :shock:
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Tue Jun 04, 2013 6:16 pm Post

Jaysen wrote:I sit with head hung in embarrassment. Accept my sincerest apologies.

I recall that your avatar, when it was visible, indicated that you have no head to hang...but your contrition is accepted nonetheless. :wink:
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Tue Jun 04, 2013 6:28 pm Post

Juddbert wrote:
Jaysen wrote:I sit with head hung in embarrassment. Accept my sincerest apologies.

I recall that your avatar, when it was visible, indicated that you have no head to hang...but your contrition is accepted nonetheless. :wink:

My avatar and I are fighting. It shall return. I just need to locate it.
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Tue Jun 04, 2013 9:41 pm Post

Fighting avatars? Oh, please tell me James Cameron has bought the film rights.
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Tue Jun 04, 2013 10:32 pm Post

If he did, he forgot to sign the check.

BTW look -->
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Tue Jun 04, 2013 10:39 pm Post

I see nothing. Am I blinded, or has technology failed us yet again? :roll:
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Tue Jun 04, 2013 10:46 pm Post

See you not the stump of the head that was?
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Wed Jun 05, 2013 6:36 am Post

Alas, We're stumped! Or, rather, we're not stumped. Perspective is everything, isn't it?
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