Tag Archives: 1950s humour

A 1950s Ronald Searle cartoon

From Down with Skool by Willans and Searle

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George Burns* on know-it-all people

“Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting hair.” A long forgotten American comedian

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A Max Miller* joke circa 1950

Man: ‘I like seeing experienced girls home.’ Girl: ‘But I’m not experienced.’ Man: ‘You’re not home yet.’ *Max Miller was an outrageous radio comedian who swerved through the UK’s strict censorship laws in the 1950s. (Chris)

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