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  1. The simpler the society, the wider the range of humor targets (156).Alford, Finnegan - A holo-cultural study of humor, 1981 - 0 Variables

    This article presents a variety of findings regarding the nature and characteristics of humor and humorists, cross-culturally. It is a thorough preliminary study on the topic with a review of other work on humor and and outline of areas to be addressed by future research.

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  2. Humor is a cultural universal (162).Alford, Finnegan - A holo-cultural study of humor, 1981 - 1 Variables

    This article presents a variety of findings regarding the nature and characteristics of humor and humorists, cross-culturally. It is a thorough preliminary study on the topic with a review of other work on humor and and outline of areas to be addressed by future research.

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  3. The more restrictive the cultural sphere regarding the body, the less humor about body parts (162).Alford, Finnegan - A holo-cultural study of humor, 1981 - 5 Variables

    This article presents a variety of findings regarding the nature and characteristics of humor and humorists, cross-culturally. It is a thorough preliminary study on the topic with a review of other work on humor and and outline of areas to be addressed by future research.

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  4. The more sexual restrictiveness, the less humor about sex (155).Alford, Finnegan - A holo-cultural study of humor, 1981 - 0 Variables

    This article presents a variety of findings regarding the nature and characteristics of humor and humorists, cross-culturally. It is a thorough preliminary study on the topic with a review of other work on humor and and outline of areas to be addressed by future research.

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  5. The more complex the society, the more humor about stupidity and pretension (156).Alford, Finnegan - A holo-cultural study of humor, 1981 - 0 Variables

    This article presents a variety of findings regarding the nature and characteristics of humor and humorists, cross-culturally. It is a thorough preliminary study on the topic with a review of other work on humor and and outline of areas to be addressed by future research.

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  6. The more complex the society, the more there are clowns and jesters (161).Alford, Finnegan - A holo-cultural study of humor, 1981 - 0 Variables

    This article presents a variety of findings regarding the nature and characteristics of humor and humorists, cross-culturally. It is a thorough preliminary study on the topic with a review of other work on humor and and outline of areas to be addressed by future research.

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  7. Names with semantic meaning will be negatively associated with societal size and complexity (60).Alford, Richard - Naming and identity: a cross-cultural study of personal naming practices, 1987 - 7 Variables

    This book examines naming practices cross-culturally. The author posits that naming practices help to both reflect and create conceptions of personal identity. Several correlations between name meanings and practices and various sociocultural variables are presented.

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  8. Occurrence of nicknames will be negatively associated with uniqueness of names (83).Alford, Richard - Naming and identity: a cross-cultural study of personal naming practices, 1987 - 6 Variables

    This book examines naming practices cross-culturally. The author posits that naming practices help to both reflect and create conceptions of personal identity. Several correlations between name meanings and practices and various sociocultural variables are presented.

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  9. Teknonymy will be positively associated with variables which indicate either age-grading, highlighting of individual status, respect for children, respect for equals, or emphasizing parental roles (92).Alford, Richard - Naming and identity: a cross-cultural study of personal naming practices, 1987 - 7 Variables

    This book examines naming practices cross-culturally. The author posits that naming practices help to both reflect and create conceptions of personal identity. Several correlations between name meanings and practices and various sociocultural variables are presented.

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  10. Naming institutions which confer social legitimacy will be positively associated with societal size, complexity, and use of unilineal descent (32).Alford, Richard - Naming and identity: a cross-cultural study of personal naming practices, 1987 - 12 Variables

    This book examines naming practices cross-culturally. The author posits that naming practices help to both reflect and create conceptions of personal identity. Several correlations between name meanings and practices and various sociocultural variables are presented.

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