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To: Nachum

What was considered “racy” back then? Ankle jokes?


24 posted on 03/20/2014 6:41:42 PM PDT by Politicalkiddo (The more helpless the victim, the more hideous the assault.)
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To: Politicalkiddo

Racy humor of that era tended to be scatological, and sexual humor tended to be of the “farmer’s daughter” variety.


27 posted on 03/20/2014 6:48:30 PM PDT by Publius ("Who is John Galt?" by Billthedrill and Publius now available at Amazon.)
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To: Politicalkiddo
A 'Racy" Lincon joke:

He frequently told the story of how an Englishman kept a picture of George Washington in a privy, since it had the effect of making "an Englishman S-h-t...." "In the morning after My Marriage," Christopher C. Brown told William Herndon, "Lincoln met me and Said--'Brown why is a woman like a barrel--' C.C.B. could not answer. Well Said Lincoln--You have to raise the hoops before you put the head in.'"

-And no teleprompter

28 posted on 03/20/2014 6:50:01 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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