Joke ID 1437
"THE YEAR 1890
Golf flourished, and Mr Balfour distinguished himself on the links of the Union.Africa was partitioned among Europe. Africa was, however, not so much cut up as Portugal.Judgement was delivered in the Bishop of Lincoln's case, and those who understood got at the rite of it.Stanley came back from Darkest Africa, and then the gas was put out.With the rear guard dispute the expedition lost credit. But it had paid so well that credit was not wanted.While Mr. Caine was devoting himself to the public-house, Mr. Duncan, M.P., walked off with his Barrow.The County council spent a sight of money. It must have been a School board site from the cost of it.The School board when in for pianos. Then it decided upon plunge baths, and so we suffer for its swims.The Emperor William came to our naval manoeuvres, and we have him Heligoland. The cede followed the drill.Bisley replaced Wimbledon. The new butts had beaten the old ifs at last.Boulangism went out in an avalanche of duels was literally emptied down a shoot.The Forth bridge was opened by the Prince of Wales. The first to cross it was the weather.Mrs Fawcett's victory over the wranglers made her a sumbody for the moment."
- Newspaper title:Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper
- Article Title: Jokes of the Day
- Joke taken from: Page 6
- Book Editor:None