Most people will answer your question about what they want in a spouse when you ask them. The top of the list may include those who are funny or have a good sense of humor. But who gets to choose what is fascinating and what is not? Good jokes, for example, make it easy to communicate concepts through humor (why don’t people like parting jokes?) But refrain from considering wit or puns. In fact, sharing the same sense of humor is important when it comes to choosing the right spouse, so eHarmony scientists conducted some research in hopes of publishing the result.