End of ADS-L Digest - 20 May 1995 to 21 May 1995 ************************************************ There are 4 messages totalling 47 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. Study of jokes 2. disconnect (2) 3. 1995 Candidates "Word of the Year" ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Mon, 22 May 1995 11:28:09 EDT From: Larry Horn Subject: Re: Study of jokes Besides Victor Raskin's _Semantic Mechanisms of Humor_ (Reidel, 1985), there's work by Salvatore Attardo, including his BLS 16 paper, "The Violation of Grice's Maxims in Jokes", which contains a useful bibliography, in which he lists what look like relevant studies in "HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research", a paper by Lynne Hunter in CLS 19 (1983) subtitled "A Gricean Look at Wit", and a dissertation at the Free Univ. of Brussels by Dan Van Raemdonck (1986) called "Laughstory: Du traitement du principe de cooperation et des maximes de conversation dans les histoires droles". Larry