Definitions: (1) having the power to speak or write in a funny or comical style; (2) exciting laughter; jocular; amusing; droll; risible; (3) fanciful; playful; waggish; (4) to adapt to changing conditions <humoring the stone to keep the cathedral level and plumb>

• Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is. — Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1624) English philosopher & statesman
• Cartooning is an honorable thing. It’s pushing the envelope. It’s the truth of something through exaggeration. — Boleslav William Felix Robert Sienkiewicz (1958-) American comic book artist

• A sense of humor is just as important as the other five physical senses.
• Comedians are adept at pointing out the ludicrous in such a way we see the humor in it.