Is This Anything? by Jerry Seinfeld

Bob Hope, who died in 2003 at the age of 100, had many jokes written for him across his nearly eight decades in show business. Most of them he kept locked away in a fireproof, theft-proof vault in his Toluca Lake home—528,000 yuks in total, give or take a U.S.O. tour, filed alphabetically by subject. I’m lucky enough to own a handful of the actual articles, typed on index cards with subject headings, drawn from the collection of one of Hope’s longtime writers, a gift from a friend who bought the collection at auction last year.

One example: