Chapter published in:
The Dynamics of Interactional Humor: Creating and negotiating humor in everyday encounters
Edited by Villy Tsakona and Jan Chovanec
[Topics in Humor Research 7] 2018
► pp. 229256

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Facebook communities [in Greek]

The Crocodile of Amari Should Remain in the Potami Dam
[Να παραμείνει ο κροκόδειλος του Αμαρίου στο Φράγμα των Ποταμών] (2015) Retrieved from https://​www​.facebook​.com​/naparameineiokrokodeilosstofragma​?fref​=pb​&hc​_location​=profile​_browser

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Crete: “Sifis” originates in the Nile and he is… well-fed
Crete’s crocodile found dead after cold snap
Crocodile almost two meters long in a dam in Crete
(2014) To Vima, July 4th. Retrieved from http://​www​.tovima​.gr​/society​/article​/?aid​=612462 [in Greek]
Herpetologist Olivier Behra is here for Sifis the crocodile
Mystery 6ft crocodile appears in middle of Greek lake – leaving local farmers terrified
Sifis the Cretan crocodile is found dead – defying his hunters to the last
Sifis the crocodile to be part of Epiphany celebration on Crete
Tokyo is interested in the crocodile of Crete
“Uncatchable” crocodile who terrorized Greek island and evaded world’s greatest hunters is found dead
“World’s greatest crocodile hunter” fails to catch “Sifis” – Crete’s fugitive reptile


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