[PW] "Bawdy" joke told by Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Andy Stewart astewart49 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 15 09:26:53 PDT 2021


This beginning searcher found Absolutely Nothing" in the New York Times.
FWIW.

On Sun, Aug 15, 2021 at 11:17 AM Brian Whatcott <betwys1 at sbcglobal.net>
wrote:

>  I had hoped to find it described in ALICE ROOSEVELT LONGWORTH By Carol
> Felsenthal.
> Searches on Woodrow Wilson & joke were unproductive however.
>     On Sunday, August 15, 2021, 06:45:00 AM CDT, Amy J. Schneider <
> amy at featherschneider.com> wrote:
>
>  Hello, dear wombats --
>
> I was a member for a while on Stumpers-L back in the day. What a lot of
> fun that was! I'm back with a question whose answer is eluding an
> extremely devoted group of fans:
>
> What was the "bawdy" (or "ribald," or "disparaging," according to
> various sources) joke that Alice Roosevelt Longworth told about Woodrow
> Wilson, to his face, in public, that got her banned from the White House
> in 1916?
>
> Seemingly a million websites mention the incident, but so far none that
> we can find actually tell what the joke was. Surely someone recorded it.
>
> Filthy minds want to know! (I'm sure it will turn out to be quite tame
> by 2021 standards, but knowing Alice's reputation, witty all the same.)
>
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