11 May 2013


  • Its believed I evolved from the noises made by our ancestors, the great apes, while they played together
  • A 'social' tool it brings us closer together
  • We are 30 times more likely to do this in a group than when alone
  • It can boost the immune system ...... by up to 40%
  • Reducing endorphins into the body it acts as a natural painkiller
  • Babies do it about 300 a day, adults on average 20
  • It's an antidote to fear
  • The fart (breaking wind to be polite) is probably the earliest expression of it
  • Influenced by our friends and our experiences it shapes our personality
  • It shouldn't be cool but instinctive
  • People who are seen to have a good one are seen as attractive social partners
What am I?

Yes, I'm ........

Laughter, your sense of humour

Thanks to Paul for the link to the link to THIS

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Kelly said...

I guessed correctly before I read the answer!! :)

I'll be the first to admit I don't have to be with anyone else to laugh. I laugh quite often when alone...whether reading a book, watching TV, or just thinking of something funny.

Suko said...

Laughter is the best medicine! Fun post, and a good reminder to laugh like a baby!

Happy Okta said...

laughing can make us ageless :D

Jinky said...


Gina R said...

Quite true...and yes, I guessed it well before the end. *smirk* ^_^

Stephanie@Fairday's Blog said...

So true!