Manager (to new office boy who has just entered with a look of great complacency on his countenance): "Well, you caught the post with those two ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 124 words
"I'm going to play my banjo at your party," Tom said firmly. "You're jolly well not!" I answered, equally firmly. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 375 words
There was a big disturbance in the Court of King Arthur. Knights were coming and going, heralds were pasting posters all over the town, stating ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 443 words
Dear Editor,— Allow me to add a few words to the comments regarding the Penfriends' Club. I also think it is a great idea, for some of the greatest ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 225 words
When the sun sank like a ball of flame, I heard the cuckoo sing, And all the world around became ...Article : 99 words
I had gone to bed after rending a thrilling story about Captain Blood. Suddenly I was seized and pulled out of bed, my arms were put behind my back ...Article : 256 words
Sandy was engaged to a girl who, a few days before her 21st birthday, had her hair shingled. All her girl friends congratulated her ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 106 words
"How did you get the black eye, Pat?" asked one Irishman of another on meeting in the street. "Was it at a wake?" ...Article : 107 words
I am a cloud. I am a very useful thing to human beings, for without me they would die of thirst. There would also be no flowers, for they cannot live ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 393 words
"When are you going back to school, Tom?" "I'm not going back, because the teacher's no good." ...Article : 46 words
"I say, Mary," said Pa, addressing Mum by her Christian name, "do you realise that to-morrow is the first of January, the beginning of a bright and ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 435 words
Landlord (come to call for the rent): "Is your father in, Sonny?" Small Boy: "No, sir, he has gone out." ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 84 words
A small boy who was sitting next to a very haughty lady in a crowded omnibus, kept on sniffing in a most annoying manner. ...Article : 89 words
An old woman, on her first trip to the seaside, was greatly impressed by the sea, and decided to take some of it back with her to the country in a ...Article : 71 words
The last day of the year was fast departing forever. Away into the foothills stretched a vast expanse of sunset waters, flaming ...Article : 150 words
Two aborigines were walking along is a way back district one day when they came upon two circular saws and an old engine, which had evidently once formed ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 127 words
The Spludgefurrow Stonewallers had been at the wickets for three hours, and had scored three runs. The umpire was yawning, and most of the spectators ...Article : 96 words
All the trouble had begun over that darling (?) little dog of Ken's. It had been given to him by one of his mates one night, and he had promptly ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 400 words
Conceited Person (to boy behind the counter): "Have you got any dog biscuits in this second-rate shop?" Boy: "Yes. Will you take them with ...Article : 37 words
One of those railway passengers who insist on striking up a conversation with perfect strangers as soon as they enter a railway carriage accosted a follow ...Article : 108 words
Almost more than any other hobby, stamp collecting requires careful fingers and a methodical mind. The best thins to do is to get a letter file, such as is ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 296 words
James Fraser: Felix Contest winners are announced every week. You were not successful. Thanks for the sketch, which we are using. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 532 words
I was chatting to Sheila as I ate tomato sandwiches at lunch time. "Did you hear," she said, "that Jimmie won a prize for the Lest eyes?" ...Article : 190 words
Here is a good recipe for your next story for "Pranks." Follow the directions carefully, and, hey presto! it will be printed in no time: ...Article : 160 words
I hastened onward through the storm, With trees about me falling, Amid the sounds of war gods' hounds And forest voices calling. ...Article : 100 words
An American tourist who was motoring in Scotland became lost one evening just as dusk was falling. Spying a lad by the wayside, the Yank ...Article : 64 words
A Digger was seated in a restaurant and vainly endeavoring to get the last pickled onion out of a bottle on the table, when the waitress came along and said: ...Article : 62 words
A country doctor arriving home from his rounds, found a note awaiting him. It read as follows:— "Dear doctor, my wife's mother is at ...Article : 41 words
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