Study Says Sarcasm Increases Creativity

Really? No! Harvard Business School, Columbia Business School and Insead (“the Business School for the World”) have produced an academic paper with the modest title “The Highest Form of Intelligence: Sarcasm Increases Creativity for Both Expressers and Recipients.” No surprise in this corner. My favorite performers — Groucho Marx, Claude Rains, Bette Davis, Bea Arthur (see video) — are experts in the art of sarcasm.

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