The language of humor: is German humor really an oxymoron? Are Soviet jokes still funny? Why does the comedy of say, The Office overcome language barriers while other, sometimes cleverer, humor remain imprisoned within its own language? Also, how two video artists turned an obscure Finnish word meaning "complaints choir" into a worldwide phenomenon. <img id="pri-insights" src="http://api.pri.org/insights/?story=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pri.org%2Fstories%2F... />

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