Good Clean Jokes, Toasts and Limericks

Such Nonsense 217

There was an old man who said, “Gee!
I can’t multiply seven by three!
    Though fourteen seems plenty,
    It might come to twenty-
I haven’t the slightest idee!”

And yet one would think, as one looks at him there,
To do sums he would surely be able;
For he sits in a most professorial chair
At a multiplication table.

Humor in short bursts…quick, witty, direct.

“Did you hear the one about…”

“Let’s raise our glass to…”

“There was an old lady from…”

We love to hear and repeat these wonderful little stories. It has always been so, as you will see when you read these gems.

Our forefathers (and mothers) had a grand appreciation of these brief bits. They used this type of humor to deal with current conditions, just as we do today.

As ever, we have done the research for you, and have chosen what we think are fine representations of old fashioned American humor.

Mother and Father Goose
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It’s great to be American. Always has been. Enjoy!


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