A face that could stop a clock – A classic joke about a face that could stop a clock, from the Abbott and Costello radio program, “Costello Gets a Tattoo”
Bud Abbott: I’ll never forget that old grandfather clock. The day we were married, it stopped.
Lou Costello: Your wife must have looked at it.
Bud Abbott: Wait a minute! Are you insinuating that my wife’s face could stop a clock?
Lou Costello: Well, it ain’t running, is it?