Thursday 26 April 2018

Did you hear the one about... ?

Sir -- We need a joke. This is true and happened in the Fifties. Four or five women were pregnant in the same neighbourhood. Times were poor and money and cars scarce. They asked the owner of the one wagon near them to take them to the nursing home and they'd share the expense. Well, a local 'wit' wrote in the dust on the wagon: "Please return empties"!

Kathleen Corrigan,

Cootehill, Co Cavan

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