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Joke ID 73

Work: [1] 'The Book of Humour, ...'(1880, book)
> Transcription: [58] from page : 51
>> Joke: 73

Chemical Analysis.

A Scotch laird, on a market-day in Kilmarnock, went into a tavern with a friend, and ordered some whisky. The waiter, when he set down the measure, asked if they wished to have water along with the spirits. "Na," said the laird; "had ye no better try to tak' out the water that's in't already?"



  • Book title: The Book of Humour, Wit & Wisdom. A manual of table-talk. [By L. C. Gent?]]
  • Date: 1880
  • Joke taken from: Page 51
  • Book Editor: GENT, L. C.
  • City: London, Edinburgh
  • Country: England, Scotland
  • Added by: ben