It’s “Let’s Laugh Day”! Here Are 7 Stats About How We Laugh

It’s “Let’s Laugh Day”! Here Are 7 Stats About How We Laugh

There are way too many made-up holidays.  But this is one we can get behind.  Today is “National Let’s LAUGH Day.”  Here are a few stats from a new survey on our laughing habits . . .

  1. 96% of people say they enjoy making others laugh.
  2. 95% of us think laughing helps relieve stress.
  3. 79% of us like our laugh.  But if we could choose a different one,
    • 45% would want an “infectious” laugh . . .
    • 33% would want a “sweet” laugh . . .
    • 14% said a “goofy” laugh . . .
    • 5% would want a “belly” laugh . . . and
    • 3% would want an “annoying” laugh.  (???)
  4. 77% of people think they’re funny.  And 39% like to be self-deprecating and make fun of themselves to make people laugh.
  5. 60% of Americans in relationships think they’re the “funny one.”  That includes 68% of men, and 54% of women.
  6. Only 33% of men and 29% of women said they laugh at least 10 times a day.
  7. And the people who make us laugh the most are our friends, followed by our significant other . . . our kids . . . our siblings . . . and our parents.

(National Today)