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|Subject: Re: Humor...||Date: 12/14/2012 10:37 PM|
|Author: 0x6a74||Number: 414795 of 443107|
With that sequence of sentences, I'm wasn't so much curious about why we laugh as I am about why laughter is universally expressed in the particular way that it is. What, in our evolutionary past, was accomplished by the involuntary vocalization of a succession of the syllable "ha" (
the joys of getting old...
i'm almost sure i read something about that recently
but can't recall where or the details.
istr --something about infant-mother communication.
giggling is infant's way of saying, "it's all cool, mum" pre-language
like crying is its way of saying, "bad st***!"
& something similar in the other Apes.
or ..... is that even your question?
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