An Encyclopedia of Modern American Humour
This number of tales, poems, scenes from hit performs, parodies, and feuds, lovingly compiled via a famous authority within the box, fortunately intermingles the simplest humor of modern years with a couple of rib-ticklers from the past.
Major wits and raconteurs too various to say the following brighten up those pages.
The excitement is all yours.
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Just tell us laughter. The sheep-eyed gentleman beside Mr. Banks' desk looked at him hope that wasn't bad news," he said. "No, no," said Mr. Banks. " "Oh, of course. Quite," said the sheep-eyed gentleman and resumed anxiously. "I his narrative. "Darling, I'm so sorry to bother you again but I'm almost crazy. You can't imagine what's happened. The Bennett boy has come down with measles and they can't take in Cousin Laura and Bob. the world are we— I know, dear, What in I thought you might have some no longer.
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