By Bennett Cerf, Doug Anderson
This publication includes choice of tales, poems, scenes, parodies and feuds lovingly compiled fortunately intermingles the simplest humor of modern years with a couple of rib-ticklers from the prior.
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Banks watched nervously from a pew. "It's too fast," she cried hopelessly as the skeleton procession dashed past her. "You're running. " asked Mr. Tringle, rubbing his hands one who has staged a great dramatic spectacle. K. next time. Take it easy. Line up now. Hey, you. Big girl. You get in back row this time so's they can see the other bridesmaids. , Fritz, shoot," he bawled. They were off again. It wasn't the way Mr. Banks had pictured it. In fact, it reminded him more of the mob scene in the Vagabond King than a wedding rehearsal.
Just tell us laughter. The sheep-eyed gentleman beside Mr. Banks' desk looked at him hope that wasn't bad news," he said. "No, no," said Mr. Banks. " "Oh, of course. Quite," said the sheep-eyed gentleman and resumed anxiously. "I his narrative. "Darling, I'm so sorry to bother you again but I'm almost crazy. You can't imagine what's happened. The Bennett boy has come down with measles and they can't take in Cousin Laura and Bob. the world are we— I know, dear, What in I thought you might have some no longer.
A. 19 • couple of stops away, just to make destination. Sometimes I make doubly sure by at the station ahead. of other things are different lately. Barbers behind head, and S. my me when they've finished, so I no longer hold up can see the back of wife has been taking care of the tickets lately my when we go to the theater. They don't use the same material in clothes any more, either. I've noticed that all my suits have a tendency to shrink, especially in certain places such as around the waist or in the seat of the pants, and the laces they put in shoes nowadays are harder to reach.
An Encyclopedia of Modern American Humor by Bennett Cerf, Doug Anderson