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How to be Funny in a Conversation (For Non-Funny People)
Draft is a series about the art and craft of writing. Analyzing humor, as E. White famously said, is like dissecting a frog; few people are interested and the frog dies of it. Nonetheless, writing humor is a highly logical exercise — fit idea X into form Y for humorous result Z — and can therefore be broken down in ways that more slippery kinds of prose tend to resist.
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A man walks into a bookstore. Our inherent desire to laugh motivates us to share funny YouTube videos and respond to text messages with an LOL or the iconic smiley face. You may think that when it comes to writing, humor is best used only in fiction or satire. Both of these are also excellent reasons to incorporate humor in your nonfiction.