More Soundbite Science, courtesy of the Beeb (my emphasis added):

BBC: Is this the perfect comedy face?

Hilarious FaceScientists have used computer software to come up with what they say is the perfect comedy face.

The University of Stirling team blended together 179 different facial aspects of 20 top comedians…

Researcher Dr Anthony Little, a psychologist, whose work was commissioned by Jongleurs comedy clubs, showed faces with a range of different features to volunteers, and asked them to rate how funny they thought the person was.

Why does the BBC keep giving free publicity to corporate-sponsored rubbish like this on its News website? For some bizarre reason, they've filed it under health.

Richard Carter

A fat, bearded chap with a Charles Darwin fixation.

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