Posted by ESC on July 28, 2003
In Reply to: I am so old... posted by Barney on July 28, 2003
: : I AM SO OLD THEY'VE CANCELED MY BLOOD TYPE - "(Bob) Hope was said to have taken the (100th birthday) festivities in his typical self-effacing manner. 'I'm so old, they've canceled my blood type,' the entertainer is said to have remarked to his family." ABC News online, http://abcnews.go.com/sections/us/Entertainment/hope030728.html, July 28, 2003. "Bob Hope Dies
: : Legendary Entertainer's Career Started in Vaudeville, Moved on to Stage, Radio, Movies and TV"
: BBC reported today that Bob Hope made the following reply when asked recently where he wanted to be buried - "Surprise me"
A friend and coworker had a terminal illness. He went to pick out his coffin and, not liking the selection, asked the funeral director if he had one with a racing stripe.