By Betty MacDonald
You understand how occasionally friendship blossoms in thefi rst few moments of assembly? “Something clicked,” we are saying. good, that’s what researching Betty MacDonald used to be like for me: I occurred to learn a number of pages of 1 of her books and — click on — knew instantaneously that right here used to be a vivacious author whose pleasant, humorous, and Þery corporation i used to be relatively going to take pleasure in. even though MacDonald’s Þrst and most well liked booklet, The Egg and that i, has remained in print seeing that its unique ebook, her 3 different volumes were unavailable for many years. The Plague and that i recounts MacDonald’s reviews in a Seattle sanitarium, the place the writer spent virtually a 12 months (1938-39) combating tuberculosis. The White Plague used to be no giggling topic, yet MacDonald still makes a sprightly story of her brush with whatever lethal. anyone Can Do whatever is a high-spirited, hilarious social gathering of ways “the heat and loyalty and laughter of a large family” brightened their weathering of the nice melancholy. In Onions within the Stew, MacDonald is in unbuttonedly frolicsome shape as she describes how, with husband and daughters, she got to work creating a lifestyles on a rough-and-tumble island in Puget Sound, a ferry-ride from Seattle.
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P. cm. — (Make me laugh) Summary: A collection of jokes about sports and games. eISBN: 1–57505–689–5 1. Sports—Juvenile humor. [1. Sports—Humor. 2. Jokes. 3. Riddles. 4. ] I. Gable, Brian, 1949– ill. II. Title. III. Series.
International copyright secured. com Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Schultz, Sam. Game-day gigglers : winning jokes to score some laughs / by Sam Schultz ; pictures by Brian Gable. p. cm. — (Make me laugh) Summary: A collection of jokes about sports and games. eISBN: 1–57505–689–5 1. Sports—Juvenile humor. [1. Sports—Humor. 2. Jokes. 3. Riddles. 4. ] I. Gable, Brian, 1949– ill. II. Title. III. Series.
Q: What do a bat and a flyswatter have in common? A: They both hit flies. 29 Q: Why didn’t a single man get a hit at a baseball game? A: Because only married men played! Fred: How’s the fishing around here? Ned: It’s okay. Fred: Then how come you haven’t caught any fish? Ned: You asked me about fishing, not catching. Q: Who can go as fast as a race horse? A: The jockey. 30 Mother: Billy, I don’t want you to play with anyone who cheats or steals. Billy: Does that mean I can’t play with Henry next door?
Anybody Can Do Anything by Betty MacDonald