The New Pun Book

Collected, Edited and Arranged from the Notes of Two Learned Pundits

Author: Thomas A. Brown
Co-author: Thomas Joseph Carey
Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 21,175 / 76 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 99.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 567
Added to site: 2007.09.04
mnybks.net#: 18111
Genre: Humor
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knock out Jeffries."

"Who took him up?"

"The elevator boy, I think."

* * * * *

Why is a railroad train like a bedbug?

It runs over the sleepers.

* * * * *

CALLER--Wonder if I can see your mother, little boy? Is she engaged?

LITTLE BOY--Engaged? Whatcher givin' us? She's married.

* * * * *

"I must admit," said the mannish girl, "that I'm very fond of men's clothes. You don't like them, do you?"

"Yes. I do," replied the girly girl, frankly, "when there's a man in them."

* * * * *

When a woman finds her dress does not match her complexion, it is always easy enough to change her complexion.

* * * * *

"My friend," said the long-coated old man, solemnly, "have you made preparation for the day of judgment?"

"Sir," replied the young man, "that's how I make my living."

"Young man!"

"I'm employed in the sheriffs office."

* * * * *

"George, you look exhausted," she said to him as h

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