What used to pass for humor...

Sepulchritude Forum: The Absinthe Forum Archives Thru July 2001: Topics Archived Thru Dec 2000:What used to pass for humor...
By Grimbergen on Wednesday, December 13, 2000 - 07:28 pm: Edit

Ok I found this in the 'Humors of the day' section of the March 23, 1861 edition of Harper's Weekly.

"STRONGLY RECOMMENDED BEFORE DINNER
(By a Vulgar Illiterate Cockney.)
Why is a lucky sixpence like Absinthe?
-Because it's a happy-tizer (appetizer)!"

wow. I think I need to go sit down for a bit and regain my composure.

Grim

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