I love the way given a heterogeneous audience a single bit of humor can be at once all kinds of humor.
Fun Fact about Common Lisp: standard Common Lisp has no networking libraries at all, but it does have a built in function to print integers as Roman numerals — using either the new style (14=XIV) or the old-style (14=XIIII) Roman numerals.
Dave Roberts) choosing to pass over it’s author’s fun but sarcastic invective and labels it sardonic irony.
In the good old days audiences were more homogenous. It was easier then for the humorist to know his target audience. That informs the question of why it is so widely presumed that nice people don’t do humor.