This is an interactive mind map based on the old
math jokes A Math Student Love Letter.
A "joke" is an incongruous or tendentious verbal
message, which, by discharging its psychic energy, gives the listener
pleasure. Characteristically a joke is not fabricated (manufactured);
rather it emerges as a spontaneous, involuntary idea (Einfall) and
briefly returns the person to an infantile mode of cognition. Wit is,
according to Freud, "the most social of activities, designed to provide
pleasure through the simple and disinterested activity of the psychic
"Jokes." International Dictionary of Psychoanalysis. The Gale
Group, Inc, 2005. Answers.com 13 Nov. 2008.
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Last updated: November 22, 2008