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Punch, or the London Charivari

Vol. 159, November 17, 1920

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 14 / 49 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.2
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 321
Added to site: 2006.09.23
mnybks.net#: 14844
Genre: Periodical
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word is "unfurled," which makes better sense but scans even worse than the rest of the song. I have therefore followed the Gloucestershire tradition.]

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SOURCES OF LAUGHTER.

"It will have to be a great deal funnier than that before it's funny," said George.

This represented the general opinion, though Edna, who has a good heart, professed to find it diverting already. Unfortunately she has no sense of humour.

Jerry, the writer, claimed exemption on the ground of being the writer, though he did not see why his article should not remove gravity (as they say in The Wallet of Kai Lung) from other people quite as effectually as the silly tosh of A. and B. and C., naming some brilliant and successful humorists.

The company then resolved itself into a Voluntary Aid Detachment.

When they met again at tea Edna made the suggestion of a sprinkling of puns.

"We've got rather beyond that, I think," said the victim with dignity.

"I'm n

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