Sunday, 15 May 2016

Punch Cartoon for Sunday (pub. 1906)



Vicar's Daughter: I hope you are enjoying the music, Mrs. Bowles? 

Old Woman: Dearie me, Miss, this brings me back to the days when
I used to saw wood. 

6 comments:

  1. Hahaha, Gwil - when did you find that? The very old dare to speak without exaggerated politeness.

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    1. It's one of the compensations of old age to be able to do so.

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  2. Now that is a joke I can understand (they are rare these days).

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  3. Cello bow; each stroke cuts new notes; sawn song.

    __Of course we needs to take care with the spelling/pronunciation, 'tis sawn song... not swan-song. Smiles_! _m

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    1. I've heard the tune. I really have.

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