By Bennett Cerf, Doug Anderson

This e-book includes choice of tales, poems, scenes, parodies and feuds lovingly compiled fortunately intermingles the simplest humor of modern years with a number of rib-ticklers from the earlier.

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I don't fust leave know. Somebody's got to pack them, them "I guess that's the best thing," said They I suppose. " Mr. Banks. lapsed into exhausted silence. In the brain of each a projector was unreeling the film of the day's events. It would have amazed them if they could have known how different the films were. In another compartment of Mr. Banks' brain an adding machine was ANYWHERE, relentlessly at work. The figures were greater than before. "Didn't the decorations U. S. A. " asked Mrs. Banks.

Mr. Phinney greets the Office Party each year with all the enthusiasm he would display toward a return attack of sciatica. By midafternoon the party is a shambles. Paper cups, parts of sand- wiches, and an occasional girdle litter the floor. ) have broken out in the men's room, and a first-aid back to Staten Island. (Miss Meeker landt Park two days Several fights fist later, been set up in the reception hall for the treatment of minor contusions, and black-and-blue marks on stenographers' thighs.

Little Miss Meeker, who isn't used to cocktails, is contributing to the general merriment by paddling barefoot in the drinking fountain. Mr. Trench of Sales, having pursued his secretary around the desks with a sprig of mistletoe, has cornered her behind the filing cabinet and is assuring her in maudlin tones that his wife doesn't understand him. ) Mr. Phinney, the conscientious office wandering from room to room with a harried expression, retrieving the stub of a cigarette which some menymaker has left burning on the edge of a desk, or picking up an empty highball glass manager, is and wiping off the ring of moisture from the mahogany bookcase.

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