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Joke ID 64

Work: [1] 'The Book of Humour, ...'(1880, book)
> Transcription: [51] from page : 47
>> Joke: 64

Classical Quotation by Ingoldsby.

Ihappened, at dinner,says a writerinNotes andQueries, to sit next to the lamented gentleman so well known by this nom de plume, when a lady opposite asked for 6ome duck. The footman, handingit in a hurry, spilt some gravy on her dress. " Oh !" said she, "my dress is ruined." Iobserved to him, "Gravi kbit ruina." To which he replied instantly, "Dux fSmina facti."



  • Book title: The Book of Humour, Wit & Wisdom. A manual of table-talk. [By L. C. Gent?]]
  • Date: 1880
  • Joke taken from: Page 47
  • Book Editor: GENT, L. C.
  • City: London, Edinburgh
  • Country: England, Scotland
  • Added by: ben
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