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Early American Almanac Humor

Robert K. Dodge

Early American Almanac Humor

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Published by Bowling Green State Univ Popular Pr .
Written in English


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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages163
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Open LibraryOL8130374M
ISBN 100879723947
ISBN 109780879723941

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Humor: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Early American almanac humor. Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert K Dodge.

This collection is a selection of comic items from almanacs published between and Dodge uses his smooth, astute writing style to unfold the humor in a section of American Heritage.

The eight chapters are categorized by subject, including "Comic American Heroes," "The Tall Tale," and "Men, Women, Marriage, and Sex."Author: Robert K.

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It was the second work printed in the. As a writer, Benjamin Franklin was best known for the wit and wisdom he shared with the readers of his popular almanac, Poor Richard, under the pseudonym “Richard Saunders.”Infor his twenty-fifth almanac, Franklin created a clever preface that repeated a number of his maxims from earlier almanacs, framed as an event in which Father Abraham advises a Early American Almanac Humor book attending a country auction.

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