You are here

An Encyclopedia of Modern American Humor by Bennett Cerf, Doug Anderson

By Bennett Cerf, Doug Anderson

This e-book includes selection of tales, poems, scenes, parodies and feuds lovingly compiled fortunately intermingles the easiest humor of contemporary years with a couple of rib-ticklers from the previous.

Show description

Read or Download An Encyclopedia of Modern American Humor PDF

Best encyclopedias & subject guides books

Inventions and Inventors (Magill's Choice, 2 Volume Set)

This new addition to the Magill's selection sequence examines a hundred and sixty of the main major innovations of the 20 th century, and the folk in the back of the innovations. the general choice of issues has an beautiful, eclectic caliber. Essays hide such different topic components as High-Tech, together with desktops, compact discs and mobile telephones, to universal family units corresponding to polyester, Tupperware and Velcro, and scientific Advances together with heart-lung machines, synthetic kidneys, and mammography.

Identification of Vegetable Fibres

It's always attainable to spot fragments of crops through learning their microscopical features. the popularity of a unmarried characteristic very not often establishes the plant's identification; extra frequently, it will be important to acknowledge a distinct mixture of characteris­ tics. For plant id, the main precious features are these least prone to be tormented by adjustments in atmosphere; if the characteristic is unusual in addition to sturdy, it really is much more helpful.

Encyclopedia of Quantitative Finance

"What in the beginning seemed like an most unlikely project has develop into an impressive fulfillment, stretching from the theoretical foundations to the latest innovative tools. Mille bravos! "—Dr Bruno Dupire (Bloomberg L. P. )The Encyclopedia of Quantitative Finance is an enormous reference paintings designed to supply a finished assurance of crucial themes regarding the quantitative modelling of monetary markets, with authoritative contributions from top teachers and pros.

Colonial America: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History

No period in American background has been extra interesting to american citizens, or extra severe to the last word future of the USA, than the colonial period. among the time that the 1st ecu settlers proven a colony at Jamestown in 1607 during the signing of the statement of Independence, the outlines of America's special political tradition, economic climate, social existence, and cultural styles had began to emerge.

Extra resources for An Encyclopedia of Modern American Humor

Sample text

Five to three he doesn't," said Normille. Out came the shipping money. Down came Carlaris, by seven. took Carlaris down for the Coffroth was a little different. You v^ould not have heard of Raceland. , for the purpose of discouraging inflation and the payment of grocery bills by the coal miners and lumberjacks of the Kentucky and West Virginia mountains. It didn't work out. The mountaineers proved to be sensible people, Once it who would spend money on copper worms for their stills, or for car- such as wivesand mules.

You can't imagine what's happened. The Bennett boy has come down with measles and they can't take in Cousin Laura and Bob. the world are we— I know, dear, What in I thought you might have some no longer. " By twelve-thirty he could stand it into a desk drawer, he rang for Miss Bellamy. "I'm getting the hell out The phone rang. " murmured Miss Bellamy into the mouthpiece. "He was of here," he said defiantly. "So called sorry," away very don't think I hurriedly. He could catch him. moment left the office.

Even the weather is changing. It's colder in winter and the sumI've mers are hotter than they used to be. Snow is heavier when I try to shovel go away, if it wasn't so far. I have to put on rubbers wetter than the rain we used I'd it, and whenever I go out, because rain today is to get. Draughts are more severe too. It must be the way they build windows now. People are changing too. For one thing, they're younger than they used to be when I was their age. I went back recently to an alumni reunion at the college I graduated from in 1943— that is, 1933— I mean, 1923— and I was shocked to sec the mere dents these days.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.96 of 5 – based on 6 votes