DO crease up, but NOT with food in your mouth...
Did you know that…
Laughter may reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease. Researchers at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore have found that laughter is linked to healthy function of blood vessels by causing the inner lining to expand, increasing blood flow. It also boosts the immune system.
Laughter is a powerful antidote to stress, pain, and conflict. Nothing works faster or more dependably to bring your mind and body back into balance than a good laugh.
Laughing lightens our burdens, inspires hopes, connects us to others, and keeps us focused and alert.
When we laugh, we might chuckle, giggle, snicker, hoot, snort, cackle, chortle, guffaw, have hysterics, double up, roll in the aisles, titter, snigger, fall about, and/or crease up.
The average human laughs on an average of 17 times a day.
Laughter occurs in different languages.
On the other side of hahaha…
Researchers analyzed studies from two different journals dating back as far as 1892. The studies found that the force of laughing can dislocate jaws, prompt asthma attacks, cause headaches, make hernias protrude.
If a belly laugh occurs while ingesting food, laughter can become a choking hazard.
Regardless of the facts on either side of the laughter debate, Charlie Chaplin said "A day without laughter is a day wasted" . That sounds pretty good, so this writer thinks!