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Guys like Seinfeld and Dudley Moore have a leg up on the rest of us, a new study suggests. Being funny makes men seem more intelligent and trustworthy, researchers conclude. But this was a small study, and not exactly rocket science.
Researchers asked 45 women to rate personalities of men only by what they read in singles ads. The funnier ones were judged more intelligent. A really intelligent researcher would perhaps seek a more seriously scientific study before drawing too many conclusions. Still, this one is good for a laugh.
(What's funny, anyway? Check out this video, which delves into that. Oh, and telling a lousy joke is a bad idea, one recent study found.)
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