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Group No. 244


Letter

X. Humor

Group No.

X800 – X899

Group name

Humor based on drunkenness

Description

X800. Humor based on drunkenness. Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: Boberg.
 
X811. Drunk man lying under his bed thinks he is lying in his shroud. Is cured of drunkenness. Type 835*.
 
X812. Drunk man goes to the king and wants to buy an island. Type 1671*.
 
X813. Drunk man at the wedding. Goes to sleep and never reaches it, though at home he praises the wedding. Type 1705*.
 
X814. Drunk men try to see one another home. Absurd results. Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 238.
 
X815. Drunk man sees everything revolving and waits for his house to come to him. *Wesselski Hodscha Nasreddin II 236 No. 520.
 
X816. Drunk woman thinks she is in heaven. Hears someone play the lyre. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
 
X818. Drunk recruits make war on a haystack. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
 
X821. Drunken volunteer firemen bungle their work. U.S.: Baughman.

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