If all the trees in all the woods were men,And each and every blade of grass a pen;If every leaf on every shrub and treeTurned
Samuel Foote outlined several advantages of not paying our debts. However, for this to work, he said that one should be a man of fortune:
A Convoluted Testimony A witness being called to give evidence in a court of Connecticut, respecting the loss of a shirt, gave the following—”Mother said,
After Rudyard Kipling won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1907, a newspaper correspondent reported that Kipling was earning one dollar a word. When a
Wordplay aficionado Willard R. Espy wondered why if Mr. is the abbreviation of “mister”, why shouldn’t “kissed her” be abbreviated to “kr.” and “blister” to
One day, a reporter went to a farm to conduct an interview with a farmer. Reporter: Do you have some time for a quick interview?