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ch_11_Leisure_and_Humor (1) - Leisure and Humor Chapter 11...

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Chapter 11 - Olson Leisure and Humor
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Humor in its various forms plays an important role in the leisure lifestyle. Humor is demonstrated in many ways in leisure: witty repartee in conversations between friends, explosive laughter in the heat of play, and the good natured chuckle in an athletic contest.
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The many different types of humor Jest Gag Witticism Bon Mot Repartee Quip Epigram Jokes Visual Humor Gibe Wordplay Pun Anagram Acrostic Amphibole Palindrome Riddle Comedy Logogram Spoonerism Prank Slapstick Cartoon Malapropism Antic Burlesque Caricature Conundrum Mime Farce Animated Practical Joke Double Entendre Apothegm Aphorism Impersonation Comics Camp
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Presumed Benefits of Humor Physical Benefits “Laughter is the best medicine” Pain Control Contributes to healing process Health maintenance Psychological Benefits Anxiety/stress reduction Overcoming depression Humor therapy
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The Dark Side of Humor Not all humor is good. There are times and people for whom
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