And here’s why you won’t find strippers with large bon mots….

Funny women are a turn-off

Men are intimidated, research says

New research has found truth in the old stereotype that most men find funny women a turn-off.

Scientists say women who tell jokes are seen as a threat, undermining men’s idea that they should hold the dominant role.

Hundreds of men and women in their twenties were questioned by academics. Most said they found a sense of humour to be attractive in women – but when asked if they would want to be with a woman who cracked jokes herself, more than half said no.

Like mother always said: Boys don’t make passes at girls that are smart-asses…