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Barry Cryer's favourite criminal joke

Blog | By Barry Cryer | Feb 24, 2021


A man is in court for shooting a golden eagle.

The magistrate said, 'How do you explain yourself?'

The man said. 'It was an accident, your honour. I was shooting pheasant and the golden eagle just flew into my line of fire.'

'Oh I see – what did you do with it then?' asked the magistrate.

'I ate it,' said the man.

'What did it taste like?' asked the magistrate.

'A bit like swan.'