This 100-Year-Old Local Newspaper Story About A Mongoose Is Brilliant

From the Heckmondwike Herald in 1916, this is the best joke about a mongoose you may ever hear.

1. Stick with it to its droll conclusion.

This first appeared in the Heckmondwike Herald in 1916.

2. No mongooses could be contacted for comment at the time of publishing.

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Patrick Smith is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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