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Entry from October 04, 2018
“I got an invite to a wedding that said ‘black tie only‘“ (joke)

An invitation stating “black tie only” means that men must wear a black tie, but not only a black tie. “I got an invite to a wedding that said ‘black tie only’. But when I got there, everyone else was in tuxedos” was posted on Twitter by 🌻 👨🏽‍💻 🐝 🌝 on October 19, 2013. “I got an invite to a wedding that said ‘black tie only’. But when I got there, everyone else was in tuxedos” was posted on Twitter by James Lyda an hour later on October 19, 2013.

Authorship of the joke is unknown.


Twitter
🌻 👨🏽‍💻 🐝 🌝
@juaniam_
I got an invite to a wedding that said “black tie only”. But when I got there, everyone else was in tuxedos.
10:19 PM - 19 Oct 2013

Twitter
James Lyda
@james78654
I got an invite to a wedding that said “black tie only”. But when I got there, everyone else was in tuxedos.
11:20 PM - 19 Oct 2013

Twitter
Edmund Dantes
@DantesEdmund
I got an invite to a wedding that said “black tie only”. But when I got there, everyone else was in tuxedos.
8:02 AM - 21 Oct 2013

Thought Catalog
60 People On ‘The Best Lame Joke’ They Know
By Mandy Zucker, October 25th 2013
(...)
36. alanp88
I got an invite to a wedding that said “black tie only”. But when I got there, everyone else was in tuxedos.

Reddit—Jokes
I got an invite to a wedding that said “black tie only”...
submitted November 26, 2016 by madazzahatter
But when I got there, everyone else was in tuxedos.

Reddit—Jokes
My friend once got an invite to a party that said “black tie only”
submitted April 23, 2017 by AbhishekT1wari
But when he got there, everyone else was in tuxedos.

Twitter
Shit Jokes
@ShitJokes
I got an invite to a wedding that said “black tie only”.
But when I got there, everyone else was in tuxedos.
10:57 AM - 13 Aug 2018

Reddit—Dad Jokes
I got an invite to a wedding that said “black tie only” But (self.dadjokes)
submitted October 4, 2018 by ihasanali
when I got there, everyone else was in tuxedos.

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New York CityWork/Businesses • Thursday, October 04, 2018 • Permalink