New Yarns and Funny Jokes

Nov 4, 2013 by

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New Yarns and Funny Jokes Comprising New and Selected American Humor by T. J. Carey was originally published in 1890.  This is a great peak into 19th century American humor :)
Filled with cartoons, jokes and funny little stories.
Here’s an example for you:
“Is this a fire insurance office ?”
“Yes, sir; can we write you some insurance ?”
“Perhaps you can. You see, my employer threatens to fire me next Saturday, and I’d like some protection. “

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