Joe Miller's Jests: or, the Wits Vade-mecum

Joe Miller s Jests or the Wits Vade mecum None

  • Title: Joe Miller's Jests: or, the Wits Vade-mecum
  • Author: Joe Miller John Mottley
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 362
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. This book is almost equal parts laugh-out-loud funny, quite amusing, and simply baffling. I suspect that the latter is due mostly to old turns of phrase and dated references that don't quite hit their mark as punchlines these days. Still, the book is a good way of passing the time on the bus or the train.


    2. Wildly popular (and frequently ribald) joke book of its day, and more than a hundred years later referred to by Charles Dickens, Jerome K. Jerome, and others with the expectation that the reference was common knowledge. With the passing of time, some of the humor has been lost, or requires too much thinking over the point of the joke to be a real knee-slapper to a modern audience. The jokes -- mainly short anecdotes with a punchline or a witty comeback -- are also a bit wordy, as one would expec [...]


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