The audience laughed and applauded his jokes with apparently no recollection that his particular mirth medium has been taboo since a certain memorable day in August, 1914. Verily, we Americans have short memories.
Al Raymond's jokes and stories would be just as witty and amusing without the German dialect in which they are clothed. This is the first time it has been ventured on a Toledo stage since before the war. Evidently, however, he gets away with it.
Toledo Blade (03/03/1920)