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What Makes You Laugh?

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Since there is scientific evidence that laughter is beneficial to every system in our body, I thought it important to know what makes us laugh so that we could get more of it in our life.

So, not long ago, I did my own mini-scientific research and posted a request on Facebook in which I asked my “friends” to tell me in three words or less, what makes them laugh.

The responses were very varied, unexpectedly revealing, and often funny. Here were some of my favorites:

Looking in mirror
Cracking myself up
I just smile
Meeting my husband
Daily Facebook posts
Toss banana peels
Seeking some silliness
Opening my mouth
Pulling my finger!
Telling a joke
Republican presidential candidates

When I asked myself the same question, I came up with my laughter dozen. In three words or less, I laugh at (or with):
Woody Allen
My life partner
My daughter
My dog Cheerios (even her name is somewhat funny)
Modern Family TV show
Gary Larson cartoons
Wordplay
Hearing a good joke or pun
A spontaneous blunder
Comedian Rita Rudner
Bantering with friends
Being silly.

O.K., now it’s your turn.
In three words or less, what makes you laugh?

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