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nakedzero
June 19, 2011, 06:26 AM
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The Germans have been voted the world's "least funny nationality" in a global poll, which names Americans the funniest overall and the Spanish the most amusing Europeans, ahead of the Italians and French.

The social network and dating website Badoo.com asked 30,000 people across 15 countries to name both the "funniest," or best at making people laugh," and "the least funny" nationality.

Americans took the funniest prize, followed by the Spanish in second and Italians in third.

The voting for "least funny" nationality confirmed the view of American novelist Mark Twain that "a German joke is no laughing matter."

The Germans won comfortably, ahead of the Russians and Turks.

Yet, the British -- whose "The Office" and Monty Python shows have become pillars of English-language humor -- learn from the Badoo poll that they are not as funny as they think. They placed just seventh out of 15 -- behind the Brazilians, French and Mexicans.

But they ranked higher when Badoo asked the opposite question: Which nationality do you find the least funny? Here, the British ranked fourth, just after the Turks.

"I'm afraid that we don't find some of the results very funny," said Badoo's Director of Marketing Lloyd Price, who is British.

The Americans topped the poll, as the folks who brought us TV sitcoms like Friends, The Simpsons, Frasier, Seinfeld and any number of comic greats from the Marx Brothers to Woody Allen, Steve Martin, Larry David, Ben Stiller or now Tina Fey.

SOURCE (http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/06/08/us-humour-nationalities-idUSTRE7563XB20110608)

simon
June 19, 2011, 09:05 AM
don't agree with this,specially british people not being funny enough and French people funnier than British,how global can it be if it includes only 15 countries?
well Americans can be the funniest though.

samircreep
June 19, 2011, 09:35 AM
Americans isnt a nation :)

deshimon
June 19, 2011, 11:48 AM
Why have the poll taken place among 15 countries only.

Ashraf-FTP
June 19, 2011, 12:08 PM
Errr, not from personal experience. And looking from the main article it looks as if its based only on TV shows, they dont represent funny "people". 15 countries and 30,000 people is also not enough to make them the funniest in the world. Spanish are amusing and fun loving, much more than Americans.

AsifTheManRahman
June 19, 2011, 12:09 PM
No love for all the Canadian comedians? :)

goru
June 19, 2011, 02:26 PM
No love for all the Canadian comedians? :)

They all work in the US anyway...

Banglaguy
June 19, 2011, 03:12 PM
Americans isnt a nation :)

It's the nationality of the people who are resident of the United states.

Electrequiem
June 19, 2011, 03:43 PM
F**k yeah America! USA! USA!

goru
June 20, 2011, 01:28 AM
It's the nationality of the people who are resident of the United states.

Thread title: "Americans are funniest nation in the world"

Rabz
June 20, 2011, 01:33 AM
Amrikans are phunny.
True dat.

Isnaad
June 20, 2011, 01:47 AM
F**k yeah America! USA! USA!

Nope, 'The USA' ;)
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Isnaad
June 20, 2011, 01:54 AM
Bangladeshis are funnier than Americans. Which American on earth can beat SaKa, Jaforullah, Babor(We will kill all our shotruz), bujhee kom, Fazal, Gopal Bhar, Syed Mujtaba Ali?
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Naimul_Hd
June 20, 2011, 02:37 AM
we speak no americano !

nakedzero
June 20, 2011, 03:26 AM
No love for all the Canadian comedians? :)
:notworthy: Russell Peters :notworthy:

Americans isnt a nation :)

Why :-/ ?

bujhee kom
June 20, 2011, 06:54 AM
Hahahahahahah...Isnaad bhai hahahhahaha!@ Daroon khub moja!!


Hoi miah I will shou you guys funny!!

Rubu
June 20, 2011, 04:27 PM
American's and funny? All of their comedies are accompanied by background laughing sound telling them when to laugh.

Also, how often do you hear "its a joke" in USA? When you have to tell people that it was a joke, after you made/told the joke, that should explain it all. Can't talk about any other nations as I have not experienced them beside Bangladeshis.

bujhee kom
June 20, 2011, 05:06 PM
American's and funny? All of their comedies are accompanied by background laughing sound telling them when to laugh.

Also, how often do you hear "its a joke" in USA? When you have to tell people that it was a joke, after you made/told the joke, that should explain it all. Can't talk about any other nations as I have not experienced them beside Bangladeshis.

Huuhhh....bolen ki my dear Rubu dadu...ami jokhon stage-e uthi american-ra heshe gora-gori shoru korey...ami mukh khullei dekhi amreican-ra hashitey pet fatai tarpor roktarokti bepaar!!...onek shomoi mook-o khultey hoi naa..stage-e uthey-i ami microphone back-side-er kachey niey ekta prochondo shojorey Paad dei...aar ora tow heshei khun...hahahahhaha....silly amreicanos, prke esta stupidos!...muchos el-caliante des porke esta Gringo...hehehehe!!!

Jadukor
June 21, 2011, 12:14 AM
American's and funny? All of their comedies are accompanied by background laughing sound telling them when to laugh.

Also, how often do you hear "its a joke" in USA? When you have to tell people that it was a joke, after you made/told the joke, that should explain it all. Can't talk about any other nations as I have not experienced them beside Bangladeshis.
the background laughing is a style for the sitcoms... watch Modern Family or Arrested Development...

bujhee kom
June 23, 2011, 12:55 AM
Please ignor the title...i don't know why it has that title...maybe the youtube file was saved and posted by a bigot...but anyway just watch the video (it is really funny and got nothing to do with Islam) just for the fun of it bhais and apus...

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