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We tend to regard our ancestors with a certain reverence. They were resourceful, they were scrappy, they managed to run from predators long enough to sire some offspring. One thing we don't give them credit for is having a sense of humor. They weren't just scratching out dad jokes. Old writing is packed with legitimately sophisticated humor.

For example:

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Lighting farts was already funny in the 18th century. I'th' int'rim, fond of mischief telling, The rainbow-goddess flies to Helen: Most modern farts I

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CRACKED Emperor Augustus was a real jokester. When Galba, whose body was deformed by a hump on his back, was pleading before him and a case kept sayin

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In the Satyricon (1st century CE), an older man seduces his host's son. At first the boy rebuffs him: Either you go to sleep or I'll call father! Bu

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Cicero was telling lame dad jokes 2, .000 years ago. e Cicero, seeing his son-in-law (a man of small stature) passing by with a large sword by his siD

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Doctor, doctor jokes go back to Roman times. Doctor, when I awake from sleep I have a dizziness for half hour. an The physician replied, Awake afte

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CRACKED CO Rent in Rome was already too damn high 1.900 years ago. You might buy excellent house Sora, an at Fabrateria, or Frusino, for one year's re
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