An Encyclopedia of Modern American Humour

This number of tales, poems, scenes from hit performs, parodies, and feuds, lovingly compiled by means of a well-known authority within the box, fortunately intermingles the simplest humor of modern years with a number of rib-ticklers from the past.
Major wits and raconteurs too a number of to say right here brighten up those pages.
The excitement is all yours.

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