Folklore 220 Joke Paper

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Haley Arenson 1 Haley Arenson Folklore 220 Joke Paper Jokes surround us almost everyday. We hear them at work, at home, in school, and even in the library. Jokes add humor to our days and help lighten our moods when we are stressed, sad or angry. They’re an awesome addition to our culture and society. Hannah Frank, an eighteen-year-old college student, grew up in a small suburb of Milwaukee Wisconsin. Her father has always been a comical man, filling her childhood with jokes and other humorous stories. He influenced the jokes that Hannah tells today and both Hannah and her father have contributed to the amazing gift of happiness; the telling of jokes to others. Hannah told me, along with a group of three other girls, three different jokes. None of them had much to do with one another other than the fact that two of them were call and response type jokes. When asked why she chose those specific jokes she explained that they were the jokes her father would tell all the time and now she too tells them all the time. “They’re my main jokes to go to,” she explained. Hannah, like many joke tellers,
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2012 for the course FOLK 220 taught by Professor Jamesleary during the Spring '12 term at Wisconsin.

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