egypt along time ago then people sword dueled in england in the 1600 with counts as fencing As stated above there is evidence to suggest (strongly) that swordplay as a sport (fencing) started in egypt then again was used in the roman empire.
The answer depends on your definition of fencing. Modern fencing, also called Olympic fencing, originated in France.
No they did not have fencing in the ancient Olympis because fencing is a modorn sport or art.
No; fencing is not a joke, and thus cannot have a punchline.
Fencing is a sport that can be played any day of the year.
Fencing usually falls under both categories. Martial arts are typically any activities that involve structured combat against an opponent, while a sport is a form of physical exertion used in competition against another. Using both of these definitions, fencing falls under each category.
the sport of fencing essentially comes from swordfights, which have existed since swords were created.