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Joke ID 17

Work: [1] 'The Book of Humour, ...'(1880, book)
> Transcription: [15] from page : 22
>> Joke: 17

An Old Joke Re-faced.

An American dramatist, observing to a friend the thinness of the house at one of the plays, added he supposed it was owing to the war. "No," replied the wag, "I should judge it was owing to the piece."



  • Book title: The Book of Humour, Wit & Wisdom. A manual of table-talk. [By L. C. Gent?]]
  • Date: 1880
  • Joke taken from: Page 22
  • Book Editor: GENT, L. C.
  • City: London, Edinburgh
  • Country: England, Scotland
  • Added by: ben