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In Search Of Wit (And Its Definition)

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Ever hear of "cab wit?"  That's the snappy comeback that arrives in your head long after a conversation has ended... like in the cab going home. 

We appreciate wit in our society, even though it may be a little difficult to define.  James Geary takes a stab at definition, explanation, and more in his boo Wit's End: What Wit Is, How It Works, and Why We Need It

Hint: it's more than a sense of humor.  The author visits with highlights from his work.

 

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