The books listed in this section are expected to be generally "funny". They might be joke-books or humorous novels or any literature that brings a smile to the face of the reader.

2. "Jokes" - Philosophical Thoughts on Joking Matters by Ted Cohen (George Bouvet)

A short book about jokes written by a professor of philosophy at the University of Chicago. Contains some perceptive observations about jokes especially ethnic, Jewish, and religious humor.

He relates a great story/joke about a Jesuit priest and a Jewish peasant having a "to the death" debate in the index of the book.

Worth the effort to request from your library.

Published - 1999