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The foolishness and wisdom of age
 — attitudes toward the elderly as reflected in jokes
Author(s)Joseph Richman
Journal titleThe Gerontologist, vol 17, no 3, June 1977
Pagespp 210-219
KeywordsOlder people ; Jokes [humour] ; Attitudes to the old of general public.
AnnotationA comparison of jokes about the aged with those about children. A negative attitude toward the aged and a positive one toward children were found.
Accession NumberCPA-930609027
ClassmarkB: HKG: TOB

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