Skip to comments.Is Laughter The Best Medicine?
Posted on 11/30/2012 8:16:03 PM PST by Olog-hai
Need a good laugh? Heres one to tickle your funnybone: giggling keeps your heart stronger, might lower your blood sugar levels and even enhances your friendships. Researchers studying the health benefits of laughter agree: unlike stress and worry, laughing doesnt hurt us, physically or emotionallyand it may very well cure what ails us.
Nor does it take long for our systems to respond to something funny. Less than half a second, in fact, is all the time our brains need to see or hear a joke, get it, and tell our bodies that its time to smile or laugh. Laughter truly is as spontaneous as weve always believed it to be.
(Excerpt) Read more at health.yahoo.net ...
Q. What is the bestselling book in France?
A. A Farewell to Arms
Q. What is the French national anthem?
A. "I Surrender, Dear"
Q. Why did Euro Disney in Paris halt its firework shows?
A. Because every time they have a fireworks display, the French try to surrender.
Man 1: Ok if I pet your dog? Does he bite?
Man 2: Ok, he doesn’t bite.
Dog: Grawllllll *BITE* grrrrrrrrrrrrr
Man 1: You said your dog didn’t bite!!!
Man 2: That’s not my dog.
LMAO ... stolen :-)
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