Bad mosquito netting – From the Red Skelton radio show, 9/3/1948, “Red Returns after the Summer” – Red Skelton and Rod O’Connor swap mosquito jokes!
Rod O’Connor: You ve got a nice tan.
Red Skelton: That’s not a tan, that’s the color I turn when the mosquitoes drain all the blood out of me!
Rod O’Connor: The mosquitoes were bad, huh? Why didn’t you use mosquito netting?
Red Skelton: It didn’t work.
Rod O’Connor: Didn’t work? Why not?
Red Skelton: The big mosquitoes sat on the outside and pushed the little ones through!
Rod O’Connor: Did you know that only female mosquitoes will bite?
Red Skelton: I ve got news for you; the one that bit me when I was bent over to tie my shoes was no lady!