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taliesin the storyteller wrote:
>* Adam Walker said on 2001-09-23 06:58:36 +0200
> > That's cute, and has a grain of truth to it.  To bring this back
> > around to a conlang connected topic -- have any of you developed
> > "genre" jokes in your conlangs like these silly lightbulb jokes
> > or Aggie jokes or "no arms, no legs" or little moron or *snicker*
> > elephant jokes?  Are there categories of inherently funny things in
> > your conlangs?
>
>What about region-jokes? Norwegians tell jokes where Swedes do
>stupid things and I guess the Swedes do the same to us. USians joke
>about Canucks and rednecks, correct? Parisians about anything that
>isn't from Paris ;) you get the idea.

You bet we tell jokes about you! ("The Norwegian paratrooper jumped out of
the plane, and found he'd forgot the parachute. After an initial moment of
panic, he thought: 'Oh, I needn't worry - this is just an training jump!'")
Supposedly, the Finns tell the same jokes about Russians.

                                                      Andreas


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