not sure this is exactly the kind of text you are looking for, but the Groningen Meaning Bank contains a small subset of jokes in English: http://gmb.let.rug.nl/data.php The latest version (2.2.0) has 121 documents marked with "genre: joke", e.g.:
Old mathematicians never die; they just lose some of their functions.
There are longer ones too. Best, Valerio
On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 3:59 AM, Geetanjali Rakshit <grakshit at ucsc.edu> wrote:
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> I was wondering if anyone knows of a corpora of humorous short
> stories/blogs in English?
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