25 June 2012

Hard Science Linguistics looks at Humor

Posted by bsypniewski under: Sypniewski; expectations .

Hard Science Linguistics looks at humor  Hard Science Linguistics looks at humor     This paper begins a study of the linguistics of humor. Humor is a communicative behavior designed to provoke laughter which is also seen as a form of communicative behavior. Humor relies very heavil on expectations. The expectations of both the comedian and audience are different and are based on their orthoconcepts. A second article on humor is in process.
Sypniewski, Bernard. 2010. Hard Science Linguistics looks at Humor. 2010 Ars Grammatica conference, Minsk State Linguistic University, Minsk, Bekarus

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