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Pity to Waste It.
"'What do you want?" asked
the- lady of the house of the
"Suthin' to eat."
"I haven't anything in the
house except some bread and tin
ned beef. Do you want some of
"No," he said sadly. "I'd bet
ter move on. It 'ud be a pity ter
waste sech a fine appetite on sech
Sis says: Some boys have vaca
tions ; others get a job.
Suppose that two and two made -eight
And six and five were nine,
How would you use a berry crate :
For icing cherry wine? 2
Admitting that the day is hot, i
Although the sun has fled,
Howwouldyou do the turkey-trot -
While standing on your head?
If seven ladies ate a pie
In sixteen hburs or more, i
What kind of mutton could you f
At any hardware store,
Allowing for the loss of grade
Which surely would ensue
While eating cabbage with a .
Aldi painting apples blue?
Such sums as these are hard, you
But listen unto me;
The sum that's driving me to
Is worse than these sums be.
My salary is standing still
The Costofliving cflmbs ;
How can I pay my grocer's bill
In all these "piping times"?
An Irishman who had been
knocked down by a motor 'car K
lodged a complaint with a police
sergeant. "Can you give me a de
scription of the driver?" asked the
sergeant. "Oi can that !" said Pat
"He had on a fur coat and cap an'
goggles !" Family Herald.
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