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Punch, or the London Charivari

Vol. 150, May 10, 1916

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 12,454 / 44 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 90.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 368
Added to site: 2007.10.15
mnybks.net#: 18549
Genre: Humor
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mur 'Hello!' and then tells me that is all and will I please ring off, then I too am glad we have met at last."

He denied the suggestion so hotly that I unbent a little. I asked him to be seated, and offered him a part of my bed for the purpose.

"It's like this," he began.

"Is it?" said I. "Then no doubt you want me to sign an Army Form and take all the responsibility?"

"For what?" he asked.

"I'm sure I don't know," I answered; "and it doesn't much matter, for I shall only pass it on to someone else, please."

For once it wasn't an Army Form. Was I not, he ventured to ask, the proprietor of a small car?

"What was once a small car before it met what was once a large telegraph pole," I said thoughtlessly.

He was glad to hear this, as he too was the owner of a small car. We shook hands on that, though we knew all the time that H.M. Government was the owner of both. H.M. Government not being present, however, to insist on its rights, we were able to do a quie

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