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Published July 03, 1996 Updated May 11, 2022

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Do you know any good playing card related cartoons or jokes? Please note that politically incorrect jokes are not suitable. Submit your entries to webmaster@wopc.co.uk as an attachment. The entry doesn't have to be original… but you must indicate the original source, i.e. book, magazine, newspaper.  The funniest entries will be displayed on this page.

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Aman had some friends over to play cards and his mother came also. He was unmarried but had a live-in house keeper. When the evening was over his mother said to him "I'm not saying you are, but I think your housekeeper is doing more than keeping house for you". He said "No Mother… nothing like that is going on". The next day the man's housekeeper told him that some of the cards were missing & could not be found. A few days passed & he told his mother about the missing cards. His mother said, "well my son, if your housekeeper was sleeping in her own bed she would know where the missing cards are." [Submitted by Nancy Pope of Indiana, USA]

An out of towner came into Reno and looked for a nice card game. At one casino he found a table at which there were five players. One of them was a beagle. The man said, "Sure is something, a dog playing cards." Another player said, "He's not so good. When he's got a good hand, he wags his tail!" [Submitted by Kirk Kozol of Unionville, USA]

A game is going hot and heavy, in which each of the players is a man of the cloth. At about midnight a policeman bursts into the room. "All right, break it up!" One clergyman says, "Break what up?" "Come on. I know you've been playing cards. The policeman looks the priest straight in the eye. "Have you been playing poker, Padre?" The priest says, "Of course not." "How about you, Reverend Cagle?" The Lutheran minister shakes his head. "Me, play cards?" Rabbi Stein also denies playing, as do two of the other men. The policeman asks the Baptist minister, the last man left, "How about you Reverend? Have you been playing cards?" The Baptist minister says, "With whom?" [Submitted by Joachim Schlicht]

Dr Dr I feel like a pack of cards. I'll deal with you later! [Submitted by Emma Reardon, Somerset, UK]

A woman once said that a Man is like a deck of playing cards. You need a heart to love him, a diamond to marry him, a club to beat his head in, and a spade with which to bury him ! [Courtesy of www.nicefunnyjokes.com].

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By Simon Wintle

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Curator and editor of the World of Playing Cards since 1996. He is a former committee member of the IPCS and was graphics editor of The Playing-Card journal for many years. He has lived at various times in Chile, England and Wales and is currently living in Extremadura, Spain. Simon's first limited edition pack of playing cards was a replica of a seventeenth century traditional English pack, which he produced from woodblocks and stencils.


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