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Yankee yarns and American humor

Yankee yarns and American humor

containing original and selected side-splitting dialect stories, witty sayings, comic situations, and rare anecdotes, with many laughable illustrations

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Published by Popular Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American wit and humor

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled and arranged by Reuben Perkins.
    ContributionsPerkins, Reuben., Popular Pub. Co.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23052572M
    OCLC/WorldCa28052451

    The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Thomas Chandler Haliburton (Haliburton, Thomas Chandler, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Haliburton, Thomas Chandler, An Address on the Present Condition, Resources and Prospects of British North America, Delivered By Special Request At the City Hall, Glasgow, . Thomas Chandler Haliburton >Thomas Chandler Haliburton () was a Canadian judge and author who >is chiefly known for his humorous sketches and essays. He was also the first >Canadian writer to achieve a significant international reputation.

      The authors of “American Icon” also argue that because so many players in the majors and minors are taking steroids — insider estimates . Essays and criticism on American Humor Writing - Representative Works A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur George Washington Harris Sut Lovingood's Yarns Bret Harte The Luck of Roaring.

    Benson is the wily old veteran, spinning yarns and imparting wisdom learned from years on the road. We’d all be wise to listen.” Jewish Book Council “Highly recommended.” Ink29 “Ray Benson is something—creative, fun, entertaining—you’ll love this book!” Dolly Parton. abound with yarns and other folk stuff.' Literary, family, and sporting week-lies, in vogue in the pre-Civil War years, often contain narratives grounded in folk tradition. Regional periodicals in any period frequently prove reser-voirs of local legend and anecdotage. Purveyors of .


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Rebecca Rule is a full-time writer, humorist, and storyteller. In the program that inspired this book, “That Reminds Me of a Story,” she tells some of the best (and funniest) stories she’s collected over the course of twenty-five years of spinning and gathering yarns at libraries, historical societies, rotaries, clubs, church groups, campgrounds, and charitable organizations.

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