• (n. pl.) Witty or humorous writings or saying; witticisms; merry conceits.
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Facetiae are humorous sayings, witticisms, jests. There have been many collections of such. Amongst the most notable are the Jests of Hierocles, an old Greek collection, the Liber Facetiarum of Poggio Bracciolini, the Apophthegms of Bacon, Joe Miller's Jest-Book, etc.
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A bookseller's term for obscene or humorous books.
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term for books of inappropriate or lewd nature
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The Facetiae is an anthology of jokes by Poggio Bracciolini (1380–1459), first published in 1470. The collection, `the most famous jokebook of the Renaissance`, is notable for its inclusion of scatological jokes and tales, six of the tales involving farting and six involving defecation. ==Printing history== Early editions of the Facetiae are r..
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