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Joe Miller"s jests

Joe Miller

Joe Miller"s jests

or, the wits vade-mecum.

by Joe Miller

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English wit and humor.,
  • Anecdotes.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a new introd. by Robert Hutchinson.
    ContributionsMottley, John, 1692-1750., Hutchinson, Robert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6173 .J65 1739a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix p., 70 p. ;
    Number of Pages70
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23015655M
    LC Control Number63003519

    Joe Miller's Jests: Or, the Wits Vade-Mecum. Being a Collection of the most Brilliant Jests; the Politest Repartees; the most Elegant Bons Mots, and most pleasant short Stories in the English Language Author [MOTTLEY (John), compiler]: Book condition Used Binding Hardcover Publisher London: Printed and Sold by T. Read, Keywords. The new edition of "Joe Miller's Jest Book," (12mo. Pp. With two photogravures. Red silk cloth. New York: William T. Henderson, $,) is provided with a full index, the first ever prepared.

      This wheezer is from Joe Miller's Jests; or, the Wit's hed in , it is among the very first anthologies of one-liners in the English language. Although it remains an excellent source of ammunition if one wants to insult Colley Cibber, most of the jokes -- or perhaps we mean "jokes" -- were bad when first written and have aged poorly. joe-miller definition: Noun (plural Joe Millers) 1. (colloquial, dated) A stale jest; a worn-out After Joe Miller (act) (–), the namesake of the 18th-century joke book Joe Miller's Jests.

    Definition of joe miller in the dictionary. Meaning of joe miller. After (–), the namesake of the 18th-century joke book Joe Miller's Jests. Webster Dictionary ( / 0 votes) Rate this definition This ticket design was used for Joe Millers benefit performance on 13 April In "vacation periods" between.   It was Joe Miller’s Joke Book, then known as Joe Miller’s Jests or The Wit’s Vade-Mecum. Joe Miller () was an English actor who played a large number of humorous/comedic parts. When Miller died, a chap named John M0tley () published Joe Miller’s Jests in It was a collection of contemporary and ancient witticisms.


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Foreword This is the original Joe Miller's Joke Book. Or more precisely: Joe Miller’s Jest Book: An Immense Collection of the Funniest Jokes, Quaint and Laughable Anecdotes, Mirth Provoking Stories, Brilliant Witticisms, and Queer Sayings, As told by the Original Joe Miller (), compiled and edited and published by John Mottley ina year after Joe Miller's : $   Joe Miller's complete jest book: being a collection of the most excellent bon mots, brilliant jests, and striking anecdotes, in the English language by Pages:   Joe Miller's Complete Jest Book: Being a Collection of the Most Excellent Bon Mots, Brilliant Jests, and Striking Anecdotes, in the English Language (Classic Reprint) [Miller, Joe] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Joe Miller's Complete Jest Book: Being a Collection of the Most Excellent Bon Mots, Brilliant Jests, and Striking AnecdotesAuthor: Joe Miller. Fathers may well dread the effect this book may have on the filial respect of their sons a generation hence, when they will cease to be the respected wits and become the beloved impostors.

This volume not only contains the jests of Joe Miller, but a large number of others, gathered from collections of Facetiæ previously and since published.

The original Joe Miller (/) was a well-respected English actor, who played Shakespearean clowns among other characters. The year after his death, his friend John Mottley (), brought out a joke book named Joe Miller's Jests, or the Wit's Vade-Mecum, under the pseudonym Elijah three jokes in this slender pamphlet were actually attributed to Joe Miller, but it.

Joe Miller's Jests | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process.

Excerpt from Joe Miller's Complete Jest Book: Being a Collection of the Most Excellent Bon Mots, Brilliant Jests, and Striking Anecdotes, in the English Language Committee clerks if the house, and let each of 'em take a document, and they can all read together.

Man.2/5(1). Joe Miller s complete jest book: being a collection of the most excellent bon mots, brilliant jests, and striking anecdotes in the English language. by Joe Miller. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at After Joe Miller (actor) (–), the namesake of the 18th-century joke book Joe Miller's Jests.

Noun. Joe Miller (plural Joe Millers) (colloquial, dated) A stale jest; a worn-out joke. Pole It is an old Joe Miller in whist circles, that there are only two reasons that can justify you in not returning trumps to your partner's lead; i.e.

Joe Miller's Complete Jest Book The title page proclaims this to be "a complete collection of the most excellent bon mots, brilliant jests, and striking anecdotes in the English language".

There is an illustrated title page too, signed in manuscript by the man who bought this handy pocket-sized parcel of fun in the year of its publication.

Joe Miller's Jests | This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible.

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The many thousands of books in our collection. Photo, Print, Drawing [Title page for Joe Millers Jests, or, the wits vade-mecum ] Enlarge [ digital file from b&w film copy neg. Perhaps no other joke book in the history of joke books has curried such a long, unfunny history as Joe Miller’s Joke Book—or, as it was originally titled inJoe Miller's Jests: the Wit's Vademecum.

Joe Miller’s year reign in Britain and the United States turned it into the benchmark against which all unfunny jokes are measured Author: Brooke Watkins.

About Joe Miller’s Jests. Joe Miller was a popular comic actor on the London stage from until his death in A year later, the publisher T. Read enlisted a down-and-out writer named John Mottley to compile a book of jokes, and stuck Miller’s name onto it. Joe Miller's Book of Jests eBook: John Mottley: : Kindle Store.

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