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Andy
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Humour in your native country!
Have you ever found that in other countries their humour is much different? If so why?
May 5, 2020 9:23 AM
Comments · 4
I think humor can be very culturally specific and sometimes it doesn't translate well. But some humor is universal and transcends language and culture. I guess, it all can come down to what the individual finds funny, and that varies tremendously even within countries.
May 5, 2020
@volt age hi! No my statement didn’t say one humour is better than others but could be seen as different. Hope your language learning is going great!
May 5, 2020
@Andy,
Yes, humor is different in different countries but here is another question : does humor have absolute measure? I mean, saying that in my country humor is better than in the others.... I don't know if this statement could be correct. I like one type of humor, you like another. Who can tell us which one is more humorous? And even if one said that humor in your country is better than in mine, would I really care? Nope, because I enjoy what I enjoy. That's why I think we can't quantify humor according to some kind of " humor scale ".
Just think so.

By the way, when I moved to live in a foreign country, I thought that its humor was the stupidest humor in the world)))
May 5, 2020
@beth that’s a great comment and I agree with you!
May 5, 2020
Andy
Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), English, Russian, Spanish
Learning Language
Chinese (Mandarin), Russian, Spanish