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DEATH JOKE

PAT WAS SENT TO BREAK THE NEWS TO MRS. MURPHY THAT HER HUSBAND WAS
KILLED ON THE JOB. HE HAD PUT THE BODY IN A TRUNK. TRYING TO
BREAK THE NEWS GENTLY HE SAID, "DOES THE WIDOW MURPHY LIVE HERE?"
SHE SAID "I AM MRS. MURPHY AND I'LL HAVE YOU UNDERSTAND I AM NO
WIDOW." PAT SAID "OH, YOU'RE NOT HEY?" WELL WAIT TILL YOU SEE
WHAT I HAVE OUT HERE IN THE TRUNK}"

Where learned: FLORIDA ; KEY BISCAYNE

Subject headings: Favorites
PROSE NARRATIVE -- Jest Anecdote

Date learned: 09-00-1981

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