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Thread #107638   Message #2233714
Posted By: autolycus
11-Jan-08 - 04:39 AM
Thread Name: BS: First joke thread for the year 500bc
Subject: RE: BS: First joke thread for the year 500bc
BCE = Before the Common Era, initially used in Judaism, now seemingly becoming more - er - common.

For youngsters, a standard opening line to a comedian's act was,"As I was on my way to the theatre tonight........."

I saw a cartoon many years ago (early 60s, UK), with a comedian in a toga saying,

"As I was on my way to the amphitheatre tonight........"



   Ivor