Why is it called the funny bone

  1. Clayton Fernandes profile image79
    Clayton Fernandesposted 5 years ago

    Why is it called the funny bone

    when did it become funny, instead it either hurts, buzzes or goes numb for a few secs.

  2. mistyhorizon2003 profile image93
    mistyhorizon2003posted 5 years ago

    Because its real name is the humerus, so sounding like humorous which of course means 'funny'.

  3. Jon Kohan profile image67
    Jon Kohanposted 5 years ago

    because when you see a person grab their arm in pain it's hilarious