The Berle wit

March 29, 2002

Milton Berle earned his nickname - "The Thief of Bad Gags" - through such one-liners as these, from his book, Milton Berle's Private Joke File.

"I'm so henpecked I cackle in my sleep!

Marriage is one of the few institutions that allow a man to do as his wife pleases.

Last month I put in a rock garden. Two of them were dead in the morning!"

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