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Joke ID 49

Work: [1] 'The Book of Humour, ...'(1880, book)
> Transcription: [40] from page : 41
>> Joke: 49

A Left-handedCompliment.

"Iowe you one," said a withered old CSlebs to a lady the other night at a party. "For what?" said she. " " Why, for calling me a young gentleman." IfIdid so," was the ill-natured reply, "Ibeg you will not regard it as a compliment, for though an old man youmay still be but a young gentleman."



  • Book title: The Book of Humour, Wit & Wisdom. A manual of table-talk. [By L. C. Gent?]]
  • Date: 1880
  • Joke taken from: Page 41
  • Book Editor: GENT, L. C.
  • City: London, Edinburgh
  • Country: England, Scotland
  • Added by: ben
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