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An uproarious and lacerating meditation on life--and death--by a celebrated new voice at the comedy scene. Leary employs his ferocious wit and sharp mind to confront society and its ills and forces us to stand the problems we're all so much frightened of. "Absolutely fabulous . . . the true innovative of yankee comedy."--The Boston Globe.

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2009 to the domain of conversational humor. We find that, as was the case in humorous narratives, conversational humor is not marked by higher pitch or volume, increased speech rate, or significant pauses. Unlike narrative humor, conversational humor is not produced at a lower pitch and slower rate than non-humorous parts of the text. We find that smiling and laughter tend to occur with humor. 1. Introduction In previous publications, Pickering et al. (2009) and Attardo and Pickering (2011), we have examined the suprasegmental prosody of joke telling.

Two considerations arise: 1) pauses between turns are significantly longer that within-turn pauses, and 2) pauses between turns cannot be interpreted as “marking” the following turn, unless the next speaker has been selected in the previous turn. Finally, we should point out that none of the pauses occur before the punch or jab line in the strict definition. , the pause-based unit that contains the punch or jab line), all pause-based units containing instances of humor will be preceded by a pause; therefore, it would be meaningless to argue that our data support the pause-marking hypothesis.

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