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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 02, 1911, Image 17

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hje weather going to be ?
Cyclist: What' do you mean?
Obliging Policeman: Is it going to
e -a "wet" or fine?
N. B.--It was "wet."
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No Catalogue.
I Five sailors who had been shipwreck-
d ha,d been-drifting about the ocean for
ree days, and were all more or less in
hi last. stages of fatigue and exhaus
a nriniact, a Jew who was amongst the
t rty Had fallen down in a heap on the
a :t through hunger and thirst, and the
e naming four were in the lowest state
of distress ,and des
pair. Eventually one of
the sailors, who had
been keeping a look
out, espied a ship on
the horizon, and
shouf.ed excitedly,
'A sail! A sail I"
Whereupon the
Jew sprang up and
exclaimed, "Mien
Got, and I vot not
have a catalogue !"
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In School Again.
Whilst giving a
lesson on the Fame
Islands, the teacher
explained that sea
gulls made their
home in that dis
trict. She then pro
ceeded to ask ques
tions on the lesson.
Teacher: What
makes their home in
che Fame Islands?
"Sea girls."
Teacher : Sea
girls! .And what are those, pray?
Like" a flash came the answer,
"Fisher lasses.
"Girl, Struck, May Die" reads
the headline. What a terrible
thing if the proofreader hadn't
caught the first comma when the.
printer left it out.
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"Don't came a dam" is general
ly regarded as profane. Not so.
Dam is a small coin current in
"India and the phrase means:
"Don't-care a nickeL"
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