Christmas Past, Cracker Jokes

The little slips of paper inside the Christmas cracker with jokes and riddles on that you are made to read out before you can even start on the dinner haven’t changed since the first one was composed. Here’s a few from 1923

Which travels faster Heat or Cold?”

Heat because it’s easy to catch a Cold

“When does a baby resemble a tea cup?”

When it’s a tee- thing.

“What is it that a miser spends and a spendthrift saves?”


“Which is the heavier, the full or the new moon?”

The new moon, because the full moon is a great deal lighter.

“When has coffee a right to be cloudy?”

When it has sufficient grounds for it.

close up of a christmas cracker
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