A Few Victorian Jokes

Victorian Jokes from
History Today

Doesn't it make you dizzy to waltz? Yes, but one must get used to it, you know. It's the way of the whirled.

Why is a dog like a tree? Because they both lose their bark once they're dead.

"I have the best wife in the world," said the long-suffering husband. "She always strikes me with the soft end of the broom."

Who is the greatest chicken-killer in Shakespeare? Macbeth, because he did murder most foul.

Mr. Dolley (bitterly): 'You refuse me but you never refused my presents!'
Miss Gilgal: 'Well they were of some value.'


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