Origin of humorous humor + -ous; humoroussense ; from French humoreux (; from L); humoroussense ; from Classical Latin humorosus
Funny quotes are great for bringing a bit of humor into our lives. They help to lighten the mood, they’re excellent for breaking the ice, and of course, they’re fun to share with friends. After all, as Victor Borge once said, “Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.”
When we talk about we’re usually talking about something funny. But originally the word had to do with the body’s humors, or moods. If you’re reading a medieval book on medicine, you might find descriptions of humorous maladies. Those aren’t joke sicknesses. But if anyone born after 1700 says something is humorous, it means they think it's funny.
These drawings are very funny but somewhat naughty. They are definitely not something you would see in Sunday’s newspaper but they are humorous nonetheless. Makes a person wonder who thinks up all of the nonsense.