Survey says that ‘Germans are the least funny nationality’

June 8th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Berlin, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Germans have been found to be the least funny people as a country. According to the results of a survey which was conducted internationally, Germans are worst as funny people.

On the other side of the list is the United States. The research found that Americans have the title as the funniest people in the world. The interview was conducted by the social networking website Badoo.com. 30,000 people from all parts of the world were interviewed during the survey.

The interviewers concluded that Germans take life too seriously and they did not seem to have a good sense of humor. The director of marketing at Badoo explained why it is important to be funny.

He said that, “When we meet someone new, one of the first things we notice is whether they make us laugh. Sometimes, it seems the most important thing.”

Germany’s European neighbors Spain, Italy and France all found themselves in the top five list of the humorous citizens in the world. The United Kingdom found itself outside of the top five list placing seventh on the list.

British newspaper The Mirror mocked the position of UK saying “you’re not as funny as you think.”

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