Excessive Puns Could Indicate Brain Damage

A recent neurological paper explained the phenomenon of witzelsucht, or joke addiction, wherein patients who have suffered damage to the frontal lobe of the brain spout an excess of puns and off-color jokes. What do you think?

“Leave it to the Germans to classify humor as a mental disorder.”

Sandra Kimich • Jam Sweetener


“It’s great knowing that those who have suffered brain damage can go on to lead healthy, fulfilling, annoying lives.”

Logan Sumner • Hydration Activist

“Yeah, my routine has gotten a lot more hacky since the car crash.”

Collin Tetzik • Systems Analyst