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Work: [1] 'The Book of Humour, ...'(1880, book)
> Transcription: [8] from page : 18
>> Joke: 9

The Traveller Outdone.

Captain BasilHall, whose written stories have charmed all who have read them, was one day endeavouring to enliven a remarkably stiff and dull dinner party in Glasgow, by a few oral relations of the same kind. He concluded one of a very extraordinary character, by saying, "Did you everhear any story so wonderful as that." and at the samemoment his eye chanced to rest ona foot-boy opposite to him, who, withoutleaving a moment of interval,exclaimed, "Yes, man, there's a lass i' our kitchen, that kens a lass that has twa thumbs on one hand!"



  • Book title: The Book of Humour, Wit & Wisdom. A manual of table-talk. [By L. C. Gent?]]
  • Date: 1880
  • Joke taken from: Page 18
  • Book Editor: GENT, L. C.
  • City: London, Edinburgh
  • Country: England, Scotland
  • Added by: ben
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