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Margaret Thatcher and the Queen’s English

Margaret Thatcher and the Queen €™s English –  A joke told by Red Skelton, about meeting Margaret Thatcher (Editor €™s note: This is a joke told by  Red Skelton, when he met Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)
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Red Skelton on the law of gravity

Red Skelton on the law of gravity –  From Red Skelton’s movie, ‘Whistling in Brooklyn‘, a joke between Red and Rags Ragland on the law of gravity, with a good punchline! Wally Benton (Red Skelton): Don €™t take that off, the elevator will fall!
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Your gag went out with Santa Claus

Your gag went out with Santa Claus –  From Red Skelton’s movie, ‘Whistling in Brooklyn‘, where he’s trying to fool a gangster … and failing! Creeper: Your gag went out with Santa Claus. Wally Benton (Red Skelton): Santa Claus didn’t go out.
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Clawed by a bear

Clawed by a bear - From the Red Skelton radio show ... apparently, Red hated paying his taxes just like the rest of us!
Clawed by a bear –  From the Red Skelton radio show … apparently, Red hated paying his taxes just like the rest of us! Rod O’Connor: It looks like you had trouble doing your income tax.
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Sweet Chariot Skelton

Photo of Red Skelton as Cauliflower McPugg from The Red Skelton Show.
Sweet Chariot Skelton –  From the Red Skelton radio show, Red tells the story of how he used to be a boxer … Rod O €™Connor: You were a fighter? Red Skelton: Sure, they called me €œSweet Chariot Skelton. €
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We was playing Pin the Tail on the Elephant

We was playing Pin the Tail on the Elephant – A joke from the classic radio program, The Red Skelton Show, starring Red’s famous Mean Little Kid (famous for the “I dood it!” line)
We was playing Pin the Tail on the Elephant –  A joke from the classic radio program, The Red Skelton Show, starring Red’s famous Mean Little Kid (famous for the “I dood it!” line) Mean widdle kid (Red Skelton): We was playing €œPin the Tail on the Elephant...
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The estimate tax

Red Skelton on The estimate tax – If only we *could* get away with this from our friendly IRS agent …
Red Skelton on The estimate tax –  If only we *could* get away with this from our friendly IRS agent … Red Skelton: I had to fill out the estimate tax, but I didn’t sign it. Rod O’Connor: No? Red Skelton: No, I figure if I have to...
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