Laughter – I Live to Laugh

I live to laugh. Do you? Laughter seems to be one of my basic needs.

Lynn Kelley, Grammy Gets It, Laughter, I Live to Laugh

Good thing humor is all around us. I’m one of those people who view our world through a comic lens, for the most part. I suspect it’s one of my coping mechanisms. I’d rather laugh than cry. Laughing so hard that I cry, oh man, those are the best of times!

The sound of other people’s laughter is music to me, and I find the many ways people laugh entertaining and amusing.

The other day I watched a great video on Facebook. It was of a bride and groom. The groom messed up his wedding vows, and the bride kept busting out in screaming laughter. She couldn’t contain herself.

Raise your hand if you’ve ever been guilty of screaming laughter.

How about the silent, animated type? You know, when you can’t catch your breath. That’s hard core laughter, in my book.

Do you hold your belly and slap your knee?

I find it extremely embarrassing when I’m hooting and a snort escapes. Are any of you snorters, too?

Do we have any bounce-in-the-chair-and-bang-your-head-on-the-table types?

How about when you’re standing up and chuckle so hard you have to jump up and down like a goofball?

Ever cracked up so bad you fell on the floor and rolled around, roaring with hysterics?

I’m guilty of all the above. Although I try to control myself out in public, sometimes it’s hard.

Baby laughter is, by far, the sweetest laughter in the world.  Here’s a clip of my grandson:

What type of laugher are you?

This post was written in response to The Daily Post’s one-word prompt of the day,
“Laughter.”

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What are your thoughts? Do you think laughter is one of our basic needs? What makes you laugh? I’d love to hear from you!

 

 

 

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4 Responses to Laughter – I Live to Laugh

  1. Gail Dozier says:

    Your grandson is adorable! Love the laughing bride too, although the minister didn’t look too happy there for a minute.

    • Thank you, Gail. My grandkids are a wonderful source of laughter in my life. The laughing bride video cracks me up every time I watch it. Her laughter is contagious. Thanks for stopping in!

  2. Pambelina says:

    Those are definitely funny clips, and you have emphasized something very important with your post…laughter is wonderful. It is so healthy, so thanks for highlighting how good it is to laugh!! The clips are great, and the one of your grandson is precious!!!

  3. Yvette Carol says:

    Laughter is the best medicine, there is no doubt. I’m one of those loud laughers and sometimes it erupts out of me, giving people a fright. When I’m in certain situations I have to do all sorts of things to restrain myself, I point my mouth down at the floor, etc, so as not to scare people! ha ha

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