Sunday, October 15, 2006

Groom Misplaces Bride's Name

From The Appleton (Wis.) Motor of Oct. 24, 1861:

A Forgetful Bridegroom.—A few days ago, a man applied to the proper authorities for a marriage certificate, but upon being questioned, he had forgotten the name of his intended. After some time spent in silent thought, he remarked that the lady was named for some city in Massachusetts, and he believed that it was "Worcester." But when the couple stood up before the clergyman, the lady, with a reproachful look at her careless lover, stated that her name was Somerville.

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