Jimmy Carter Slays Japanese Audience with Joke
May 22, 2015, 12:48 PM
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Christopher Beam writes in an article on the new wave of American-influenced Chinese stand-up comics:

Humor is stubbornly provincial. Comedic tastes differ by region, and most jokes don’t translate well. A Japanese interpreter once translated a joke that Jimmy Carter delivered during a lecture as: “President Carter told a funny story. Everyone must laugh.”
Now, that’s funny.