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  2. YARNS.

    First Lawyer: "So you finally got that big estate settled up?" Second Lawyer': "Yes, but 1 had a tough fight. The heirs almost got a share of it." ...

    Article : 34 words
  3. Family Notices

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    Family Notices : 1,028 words
  4. Advertising

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    Advertising : 633 words
  5. Rather Be His Widow.

    Jinks: "I see that old Scrooge died and left his wife a few thousand pounds. How would you like to be his widow?" Mrs. Jinks: "Ah, John, you know I ...

    Article : 40 words
  6. That Linotyper Again.

    The proof-reader had just discovered the shortest love story in the world. It was only one sentence long: "He adored her and the feeling was nuptial." We ...

    Article : 38 words
  7. Take a Squint.

    The cinema manager was furious. "What's wrong?" asked the assistant. "Wrong," snorted the manager. "Wrong, you idiot. Just look what you've advertised ...

    Article : 36 words
  8. Take Away the Waistband.

    Teacher: "What is half of eight, Tommy?" Tommy: "Is it up and down or across, sir?" ...

    Article : 41 words
  9. Yawning.

    Spinks was a long-winded talker about himself, his exploits and his travels. In the middle of a description of his mountain trip, he said: "There I stood for two hours ...

    Article : 54 words
  10. Blessings of Civilisation.

    The explorer, bowing low, approached the savage chief. "I come to you from beyond the sun-set," the white man began ceremoniously ...

    Article : 52 words
  11. A Pretty State of Things.

    Two prim, old-fashioned women were bemoaning the modern generation. "I don't know what the world is coming to—women masquerading as men," said ...

    Article : 56 words
  12. Something Better.

    An American happened to be in Naples during an eruption of Vesuvius. "You've nothing like that in America, have you?" said an Italian friend with ...

    Article : 52 words
  13. No Compensation.

    Sandy McGlum, who had secured a job with a builder, fell off the scaffolding. The foreman was relieved to see the man scramble to his feet unhurt from a heap of ...

    Article : 55 words
  14. Always With Us Since.

    At the corner pub the physician, the engineer and the politician were discussing which of their professions was the oldest. The doctor said didn't the Bible relate in ...

    Article : 96 words
  15. Suspicious Generosity.

    As the landlady of the seaside boarding house went upstairs she saw one of her guests packing. "Going home already, Mrs. Potts de ...

    Article : 78 words
  16. Flavourless Water.

    For the first time the town of Cow Flat had a water system, "with a real reservoir and water piped into every house. A week after the installation the Mayor was ...

    Article : 113 words



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