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fun letter from 1909 & other jokes

And now some fun with the arrival of April Fools's Day:

First, here's a funny letter from 1909:

"I am arrive by passenger train Ahmedpur station and my belly is too much swelling with jackfruit.

I am therefore went to privy.

Just I doing the nuisance that guard making whistle blow for train to go off and I am running with 'lotah' in one hand and 'dhoti' in the next when I am fall over and expose all my shocking to man and female women on plateform.

I am got leaved at Ahmedpur station.

This too much bad, if passenger go to make dung that dam guard not wait train five minutes for him.

I am therefore pray hour honour to make big fine on that guard for public sake. Otherwise I am making big report to papers."

Next up, is a generous letter from a neighbour:

Dear Charlie,
We've been neighbors for six tumultuous years.
When you borrowed my snowblowe…