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The Fireside Treasury of Modern Humor
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The Rich Man / Franklin P. Adams Cards / Sholom Aleichem Women Have No Sense of Humor / Robert Thomas Allen The Late Mr. Adams / Steve Allen Who Needs No Introduction / Kingsley Amis Tuxedo / Cleveland Amory Money / Richard Armour The Upturned Plate / Alex Atkinson The Man Who Walked Through Walls / Marcel Aymé The Egg / D. H. Barber My Smoking Table / Sir James Barrie The Elusive Private Fetsko / Jerome Beatty, Jr. A Point to Be Remembered by Very Eminent Men / Max Beerbohm The Homesick Bus Boy / Ludwig Bemelmans Call for Mr. Kenworthy / Robert Benchley Ambition / Morris Bishop You Have to Be Born with It / J. B. Boothroyd The Wrong Side of the Room / Burt Boyar Ask Me Another / Hal Boyle Eve and That Snake / Roark Bradford Our Parrot / Louis Bromfield Mrs. Heywood Cox Broun / Heywood Broun The Time Killer / Art Buchwald The Silver Scream / Geraldine Bussey Pigs Is Pigs / Ellis Parker Butler Back-Seat Drivers / Patrick Campbell A Ride Through Spain / Truman Capote Memories of Miss Mandelbaum / Al Capp Babes in the Hollywoods / Bennett Cerf Mary / John Collier On Being Translated into English / Lesley Conger Weatherwise / Noël Coward The Reader Writes / Carl Crane Chestnuts Are in Bloom Again / John Crosby A Philosophy of Punitive Action / Parke Cummings Madame du Barry / Will Cuppy The Secret of Dynamic Pulp-Pushing / Richard Curtis Father Wakes Up the Village / Clarence Day Mother Married an Oboe Player / Paul de Vergie Household Words / Peter de Vries The Boy Who Cried Dinosaur / Jack Douglas The True History of the Hare and the Tortoise / Lord Dunsany The King and His Beasts / Gerald M. Durrell The Definition of Wit / Max Eastman Story Without a Moral / H. F. Ellis The Sorry Scheme of Things / Bergen Evans The Mental Cure / E. V. Knox One Reel of Autobiography / Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. Two Soldiers / William Faulkner In Extremis / Margaret Fishback The Little Courtesies / Jack Finney Financing Finnegan / F. Scott Fitzgerald Advice to the Reader / Peter Fleming How to Guess Your Age / Corey Ford The Bedchamber Mystery / C. S. Forester The Hardship of Accounting / Robert Frost Sheet Music / Pauline Gale Day's Work / John Galsworthy Do Re Mi / Wolcott Gibbs Etiquette / William Schwenk Gilbert Why I Never Bawl Out a Waitress / Harry Golden Come One, Come One / Jack Goodman and Alan Green The Law of the Bungle / Jack Goodman and Albert Rice Traveler's Curse After Misdirection / Robert Graves A Moving Picture / C. A. E. Green Looey, Dot Epsom-Minded Dope, Nearly Buys a Huss / Milt Gross A Confession / Giovanni Guareschi On the Vanity of Earthly Greatness / Arthur Guiterman The Ruined Maid / Thomas Hardy Collaboration with Kaufman / Moss Hart The Whistling Corpse / Ben Hecht Nature Study / Thomas Heggen The Ransom of Red Chief / O. Henry The Texan / Joseph Heller To the Lady Behind Me at the Theater / Sir A. P. Herbert Careless Talk / Mark Hollis When Adam Day by Day... / A. E. Housman Ascension and Declination of Sirius / Colin Howard Uncle Jimbo's Marbles / Evan Hunter Weasels in the Corn Meal / Joseph Henry Jackson The Third Baby's the Easiest / Shirley Jackson The Persecution of Bob Pretty / W. W. Jacobs Overhauling a Bicycle / Jerome K. Jerome The Sport / Alva Johnston Two Doctors in One Act / William Johnston All Right, I Heard You the First Time / E. J. Kahn, Jr. The Man Who Came to Dinner / George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart Passing Strange / Eric Keown Go, Josephine, in Your Flying Machine / Jean Kerr The Advertising World / Alexander King All Yankees Are Liars / Eric Knight Put the Hand to the Mouth / Arthur Kober On Speaking Russian / J. M. Kucera The Seal That Couldn't Swim / Alexis Ladas Mr. and Mrs. Fixit / Ring Lardner Gertrude the Governess: or Simple Seventeen / Stephen Leacock Secretary Yang and His Courtroom / C. Y. Lee The Scandalous Tale of Percival and Genevieve / Newman Levy Mr. Babbitt's Morning / Sinclair Lewis Take a Missionary / Leslie Lieber and Charlie Rice Indians, Heels and Tenants / A. J. Liebling Spinning the Family Circle / Art Linkletter One Comes Quietly / Richard Lockridge Subways Are for Sleeping / Edmund G. Love Please Keep Imogene / Betty MacDonald The Memoirs of a Bankrupt / Russell Maloney Warty Bliggens, the Toad / Don Marquis Book and Bookplate / John Masefield In a Town Garden / Donald Mattam A Friend in Need / W. Somerset Maugham The Birth of a Great Artist / André Maurois The Girl from Sewickley, Pa. / Milton Mayer Fugitive from Chess / David McCord Guinea Pig / Ruth McKenney Two Bums Here Would Spend Freely Except for Poverty / John McNulty How to Stop Being a Junior Executive / Shepherd Mead The Girl from Red Lion, P. A. / H. L. Mencken The Dilemma of Lance O'Neill / Scott Meredith The Lodging-House Letters / J. B. Morton Wild Life / Ogden Nash The New Yorker / (Newsbreaks From) An Interview with the Man with the Hoe / G. H. M. Nichols Pets in the Press / Eric Nicol But Of Course It Sells More Copies If It's Banned in Boston / John O'Reilly Mrs. Murphy on Honesty / Barry Pain Re-Enter Margot Asquith / Dorothy Parker The Short List, or Principles of Selection / C. Northcote Parkinson Call and I Follow, I Follow / S. J. Perelman The Compleat Robin / Talmage Powell "My Queer Dean!" / Ellery Queen Kultur / R. A. A. Robertson Spring Is Here, with Poems and Bathtubs / Will Rogers The Rod and Gun Club / Billy Rose Mr. K*A*P*L*A*N, The Comparative and the Superlative / Leonard Q. Ross Groucho: The Man from Marx / Leo Rosten The Old Doll's House / Damon Runyon The Storyteller / Saki Ever Fall in Love with a Midget? / William Saroyan Hammie / Fred Schwed, Jr. How He Lied to Her Husband / George Bernard Shaw The Day I Was Examined / Max Shulman Chiefly About Hugh Troy / H. Allen Smith Talk / Philip A. Stalker The Foreigner / Francis Steegmuller Beans / John Steinbeck The Etiquette of Courtship / Donald Ogden Stewart Yvonne / Frank Sullivan Rehearsal / Edward Streeter Talleyrand Penrod / Booth Tarkington The Drinking Habits of W. C. Fields / Robert Lewis Taylor The Lady on the Bookcase / James Thurber So You Live in a Suburb? / Irving D. Tressler Honorary Degrees / Mark Twain I'm a Natural-Born Salesman / William Hazlett Upson The Blind Spot / John Van Druten A Suggestion for the Discriminating Traveler / Bill Vaughan A Visit to Azania / Evelyn Waugh The First Time I Saw Paris / Joseph Wechsberg The Wings of Orville / E. B. White Silver-Tongued Orators/ Earl Wilson Jeeves and the Yuletide Spirit / P. G. Wodehouse Capsule Criticism / Alexander Woollcott Irresistible Force / Herman Wouk The Case of the Village Blacksmith / D. B. Wyndham-Lewis
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