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Old 11-22-2012, 10:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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American and British Humour (or humor)

Interesting bit by Stephen Fry, on the difference between American and British humour.... I think it's pretty accurate, too!
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Old 11-22-2012, 11:00 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Interesting. I like Stephen Fry. Kingdom, is a favorite.

His thesis might be true in general but there are lots of exceptions, I think
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Old 11-22-2012, 11:50 AM   #3 (permalink)
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The guy is great but I think he missed the deference. The Brits never seem to take themselves to seriuos. We do.
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You have a hard audience here Demonic. I think Fry has it bagged too. I love QI.

May I ask for your opinion of Australian humour Demonic?
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There is always going to be exception to the rule but by and large he's nailed it .

Love QI too .
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May I ask for your opinion of Australian humour Demonic?
I think we're still waiting for it.
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Aussie humor.
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No, I was yanking your chain, although apart from Tim minchin (I think), I can't recall a comic I would identify as being Australian. (Does crocodile Dundee count)

I do think Stephen fry is spot on though, from "some mothers do 'ave em", "citizen smith", "rising damp", through to "two pints of lager and a Packet of crisps", or "spaced" there's a lot of losers in our comedy.
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