Friday, July 29, 2011

That Joke Never Gets Old

"It is said" that Charley Sweasy, of old-time fame, is negotiating with the Cincinnati Unions. Where is Douglas Allison and Asa Brainard? Arise, sweet memories of the past.-[Cincinnati Commercial Gazette.]
-Cleveland Herald, March 17, 1884

Heck, I used the joke just last week. The St. Louis Blues signed Jason Arnott and Jaimie Langenbrunner to one year contracts and I told a friend that we should sign Derian Hatcher and Kirk Muller too. Of course, the joke's funnier if you know something about hockey. But still...

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