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Debra Aarons

UNSW
Debra  is a linguist at UNSW. She writes about humour and language and has a particular interest in Jewish comedy. Her Jokes and the Linguistic Mind (2011) explores the art of joke-making through the lens of cognitive science. Debra has written extensively with Marc Mierowsky on stand-up in Jewish comedy, with particular reference to Joan Rivers and Sarah Silverman.