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Salesman Here's an alarm clock
that's guaranteed positively to make
a fellow jump out of bed.
Mr. Tardee That's what they all
say but let's hear it ring.
Salesman It doesn't ring it
r honks. Puck.
1 He Did your new bathing suit
make them sit up and take notice?
She Sit up? Why, they climbed
over each oth Jj u
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n. y. there was a funny trile in
the cort room where i went the other
day & it was a slander case where
mr feEinger was sooihg mr Johnstone
it seems that mr Johnstone onct
called mr fellinger a hippopotamus
but mr fellinger just Tailed and said
kwitcher kidding me & went on about
but now he feels differently about
being called a hippopotamus.
The lawyer called mr fellinger to
come up to the witness stand and
tell his storey which he does and says
his fealings was damaged by slander
to the tune of 5000 dollars which is
sum tune beleeve-me
then the other fellers lawyer gets
a whack at mr fellinger
why you aint got no case at alL
mr fellinger, this lawyer hollers at
him, if your fealings was hurt 5000
dollars worth 6 months ago by being
called a hippopotamus why did you
wate so long before you brought this
well i dident soo him before, replys
mr fellinger, becaus it was only 2
weeks ago that i saw a hippopotamus
for the f urst time, thats why.
Officer How did he get into that
Private He captured a bottle of
Officer Yes, yes; but how did he
manage to do that?
Private I think he must 'ave sur
rounded it, sir. London Sketch,