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Unit: Funny Business

About this unit

Good jokes make us laugh. But what is it that makes them funny in the first place? In this unit, we’ll be learning about how comedy works. We'll also think about these questions: How is humor embedded in our culture? What are some different approaches to joke-making? Why is comedy valuable?