Laugh while you learn about American Culture. What's So Funny? is a unique, many-angled approach to break through the cultural and linguistic barriers to American humor. It was designed for intermediate and advanced college conversation classes, foreign business people, immigrants and visitors to the U.S.--and anyone else curious about why Americans laugh. What's So Funny? contains over 200 American jokes, tested for funniness, with the background of insights needed to understand American stereotypes, anxieties, resentments, fears and social tensions. The jokes are in categories: school, children, college, professors, men, women, marriage, drunks, psychiatrists, patients, policemen, bosses, barbers, waiters, modern times, inflation, crime, government, politics, religion, taxes, human imperfections and stupidity.
This is a "clean" jokebook, with no sex, bathroom, or vulgar jokes.