Atlanta named America's funniest city

12:02 PM, Aug 20, 2013   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- A Georgia State trooper pulls over a pickup on Interstate 75 in Valdosta and says to the driver: "Got any I.D.?" The driver replies: "Bout wut?"

Chances are you laughed at that, because Atlanta is America's funniest city, according to Movoto.com.

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The real estate website ranked the 50 funniest American cities based on number of comedy clubs/comedy festivals, where comedians were born or currently live, location of sitcoms and improv groups per capita.

Movoto counted 35 comedy clubs in Atlanta. The city also has a burgeoning improv scene and is the birthplace of Jeff Foxworthy. Margaret Cho sightings are common here too.

Movoto's full list of America's funniest cities:

10 - San Diego
9 - Sacramento
8 - Orlando
7 - Seattle
6 - Minneapolis
5 - New York
4 - Boston
3 - Los Angeles
2 - Chicago
1 - Atlanta

(Atlanta Business Chronicle)

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