Manuscripts/Mixed Material Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Marian Bell Fairchild, from February 15, 1901 to February 22, 1901
1901, February 15. Daidums Birthday.
A FEW JOKES FOR DAIDUMSAN.
The three states of matrimony as described by a school boy. Where a man marries several wives, that is “polygamy”; where a woman has several husbands, that is “polyandry”; and where a man has only one wife, that is “Monotony”
If you were to examine a dog's lungs by the X rays, what would you see?
The seat of his pants.
A visitor at Atlantic City to his friend: —
“That girl is one of the daughters of the Revolution”.
“Why, she is a negress, how can that be?”
“Oh, her father is the proprietor of the Merry-go-round”.
A lady had been brought near to death's door by typhoid fever, and her little nephew admitted to the room was much amused at her changed appearance.
“Oh, Auntie”, he said “You look as if you had swallowed a skeleton too big for you.