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A countryman, who was puffing
away at a short clay pipe appear
ed to be considerably astonished
when he came across, a gentleman
in oilskins lying in Ihe muddy
road underneath his motor car.
He stopped some time, then a
pitying look crept into his eyes.
"Hi!" he shouted. "I' can fix
you up, governor 1"
"What on earth do you mean?"
asked the angry motorist, as he
wriggled from under the car.
"Mean that you can get a light
from my pipe," was the answer.
"Weren't you under there to get
out of the wind?"
"Now, children," said the
school teacher, as she glanced in
a despairing manner around the
young hopefuls in her charge, 'fl
.want you to think very carefully
before you answer my next ques
tion." The young hopefuls stopped
pinching each other and awaited
iier question open-eyed and full of
"Which would you rather
have three bags with two apples
in each, or two bags with three
apples in each bag?" asked the
The children thought, and at
last one bright little boy put up
"Yes, Tommy? What's the
"Three bags, miss, with two
apples in them, 'cos there'd be
one more, bag to bust l"
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Tommy was dressed in his best
clothes for the children's party,
arid his mother was anxious that
he should not spoil them.
"Now, remember," she im
pressed upon him, "I've given you
this money to come back in a cab
should It rain."
Tommy's mother was highly
pleased with herself at her fore
thought. But, to her surprise,
Tommy returned home drenched
to the skin.
''Didn't you take the cab as 1
told you to?'' cried his mother.
'Rather!" replied Tommy.
"And it was simply ripping I
rpde on the box beside the driver?"