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Step 2: Determine the specific term which describes your book. An asterisk (*) denotes a heading that is new for the 2015 Edition.
Use subjects in this section only for individual works of humor or for collections of humor. Critical works should be assigned "LITERARY CRITICISM / Humor" and any other subjects needed in the LITERARY CRITICISM section (and should not be assigned any subjects in the HUMOR section).
Subjects containing the subheading "Form" and subjects containing the subheading "Topic" may both be assigned to the same work as needed.
HUM000000 HUMOR / General
HUM015000 HUMOR / Form / Anecdotes & Quotations
HUM001000 HUMOR / Form / Comic Strips & Cartoons
HUM003000 HUMOR / Form / Essays
HUM004000 HUMOR / Form / Jokes & Riddles
HUM005000 HUMOR / Form / Limericks & Verse
HUM007000 HUMOR / Form / Parodies
HUM017000 HUMOR / Form / Pictorial
HUM018000 HUMOR / Form / Puns & Word Play
HUM016000 HUMOR / Form / Trivia
HUM008000 HUMOR / Topic / Adult
HUM009000 HUMOR / Topic / Animals
HUM010000 HUMOR / Topic / Business & Professional
HUM019000 HUMOR / Topic / Language
HUM011000 HUMOR / Topic / Marriage & Family
HUM006000 HUMOR / Topic / Political
HUM012000 HUMOR / Topic / Relationships
HUM014000 HUMOR / Topic / Religion
HUM013000 HUMOR / Topic / Sports
If your title does not have subject content, i.e. a blank book, please use the Non-Classifiable term below. Otherwise, use the Subject/General term in the closest descriptive area. NON000000 NON-CLASSIFIABLE
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