Publication details [#65090]

Mullan, Kerry and Christine Béal. 2018. Conversational humor in French and Australian English: What makes an utterance (un)funny? Intercultural Pragmatics 15 (4) : 457–486.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This article mainly centers on the second aspect of the model drafted for the comparative cross-cultural assay of conversational humor, viz. the linguistic tools and discursive strategies employed by speakers to produce humor in social interaction. Data are in French and Australian English.