Publication details [#56647]

Napoli, Donna Jo and Rachel Sutton-Spence. 2012. Deaf jokes and sign language humor. Humor 25 (3) : 311–337.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This study states that (American and British) Deaf communities' sign language humor is mainly linked to dominant visual experiences, but also affected by knowledge of humor traditions in the broad hearing society.