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Joke ID 39

Work: [1] 'The Book of Humour, ...'(1880, book)
> Transcription: [31] from page : 34
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Once when preaching at Wapping to a congregation composed chiefly of seafaring men and fisherwomen, he greatly astonished his congregation by commencing the sermon with these words:— "Icome to preach to great sinners,notorioussinners— yea,to Wappingsinners."



  • Book title: The Book of Humour, Wit & Wisdom. A manual of table-talk. [By L. C. Gent?]]
  • Date: 1880
  • Joke taken from: Page 34
  • Book Editor: GENT, L. C.
  • City: London, Edinburgh
  • Country: England, Scotland
  • Added by: ben
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