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Douglas Ayling

the USSR (and soviet Europe) make this distinction in organising and presenting their

material (except Forbidden Laughter (1978)). Both aggregated and segregated results have

been provided for examination and potential problems with this approach are discussed in

the conclusion. Where a source has been treated in this manner, results for the Jewish

segment have been indicated with the designation (J).

Examples of jokes by regime type as categorised by their primary relevance are

shown below:

Table 1.1: Examples of political jokes under each regime type categorised according to state/regime/ideology/other distinctions

Regime type government

State

Regime

Ideology

other

Totalitarian

Third Reich

z

Hitler visits a woman on her 100th birthday and asks her to make a wish. “I don’t have any more earthly interests,” she says. My highest wish is to have my death announced in a great newspaper.” Hitler immediately promises her a half-page notice in the Volkischer Beobachter. “No,” she says, “not in the Volkischer Beobachter. Then no one will believe I died.”34

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Lipman (1991), p.78

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