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By John Lloyd, John Mitchinson

1,227 QI evidence blew your socks off. 1,339 QI proof made your jaw drop. Now the QI staff go back with this year's groaning sack of astonishment. organize to be knocked sideways...

Orchids can get jetlag. Lizards can't stroll and breathe whilst. There are 177,147 how you can tie a tie. Ladybird orgasms final for half-hour. site visitors lighting existed earlier than vehicles. Sir Bruce Forsyth is 4 months older than sliced bread. The soil on your backyard is two million years old.

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Their basis for expecting significant heritability of differences in the kind of humor enjoyed is the finding that strong genetic influences operate in producing differences in extroversion—introversion (Scarr, 1969), which has been found to be significantly related to preference for either sexual and aggressive humor or nonsense and incongruity humor (Eysenck & Wilson, 1976). The limited evidence, then, suggests that environmental factors may be more important than genetic factors in accounting for the content of humor preferences.

R. (1976). A d i s p o s i t i o n theory of h u m o r and mirth. In A. J. C h a p m a n & H. C. ), Humor and laughter: Theory research and applications. L o n d o n : W i l e y . Z i l l m a n , D . , & Cantor, J. R. (1977). Affective r e s p o n s e s to the e m o t i o n s of a protagonist. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 13 1 5 5 - 1 6 5 . 2 Humor across the Life Span: Sources of Developmental Change and Individual Differences PAUL E. M C G H E E INTRODUCTION Philosophical speculations about humor have a long history, but serious empirical studies of humor were not undertaken until the present century.

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