History of Traveling Salesman/Farmer's Daughter Jokes


Traveling salesman and farmer’s daughter jokes - are the product of a bygone era. When these two joke genres collide, it involves a farmer, his daughter, and a salesman who is stranded in the country. Without fail, the salesman is warned to stay away from the daughter. Comedy ensues.

Believe it or not - this joke has its origins in 13th century Iceland.. We give you the full traveling salesman/farmer’s daughter scoop in this episode.