Antique Admiral Dewey Joke from 1898 | Student Handouts
 
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Admiral Dewey Joke from 1898
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What's the point of teaching Social Studies, if you don't make your students roll their eyes at you once in a while? This authentic 1898 American joke about Admiral Dewey and the Spanish-American War is certain to solidify your standing as a "super dork" among your students.

"Why do the Spaniards want George Dewey's picture on their postage stamps?"

"It's the only way they can lick him."

 
 


 
 
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