Today is National Let's Laugh Day. Here are some stats that come from a reason survey done about laughing.

  1. 96% of people say that they enjoy making other people laugh.
  2. 95% of people believe that laughing helps reduce stress.
  3. 79% of people like their laugh. Which seems oddly high because you frequently hear people mention they don't like their laugh. Or maybe it's because you don't hear people talk about how much they like it.
  4. But, it people could change their laugh, they'd choose:
    1. 45% would want an infectious laugh
    2. 33% would want a sweet laugh
    3. 14% would want a goofy laugh
    4. 5% would want a belly laugh
    5. 3% would want an annoying laugh... WTF?
  5. 77% of people think they're funny.
  6. 39% of people are willing to be self-deprecating to make a joke.
  7. 60% of Americans in relationships think that they are the funny one.
    1. 68% of men do
    2. 54% of women do
  8. Just 33% of men and 29% of women believe they laugh more than 10 times per day.
  9. The list of who makes us laugh is as follows:
    1. Friends
    2. Significant other
    3. Kids
    4. Siblings
    5. Parents