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Joke ID 15

Work: [1] 'The Book of Humour, ...'(1880, book)
> Transcription: [13] from page : 21
>> Joke: 15

Only a Mistake of a Letter

Mr. H resides in Fourth Street, New York. His wife,who is aneconomical body, had sent a costly silk gown to aFrenchdyer. The dyer himselfbrought home the silk dress, and unluckily, as ithappened, met the husband of the lady at the door. "Is madam within." asked theFrenchman. "Andsuppose she is, what doyou want with her ?" "Iam dyeing for her, sare." " You dying for my wife! Get out of my house, you scoundrel! " and he had just raisedhis foot to kick the honest artizan into the street as the lady made her appearance, and set thematter to rights.



  • Book title: The Book of Humour, Wit & Wisdom. A manual of table-talk. [By L. C. Gent?]]
  • Date: 1880
  • Joke taken from: Page 21
  • Book Editor: GENT, L. C.
  • City: London, Edinburgh
  • Country: England, Scotland
  • Added by: ben
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