The Humor Gazette Author:John M. Henry, Harry Golden If big-city newspapers have little time for humor these days, America's hundreds of country papers more than make up the difference. In the tradition of Ben Franklin, O.Henry, and Mark Twain, country editors brighten their pages and sharpen our senses with sage quips and lively anecdotes. The Humor Gazette is an original sampling of their best... more » stories.
Country editors encourage us to take time to enjoy life. Wryly, sometimes ruefully, they guide us through the perils and puzzles of everyday living. A Vermont editor modernizes an old saying: "Greener pastures ofen have higher fences around them." A West Virginia editor comments on human nature: "One of the most astute analysts of the human race was the chap who invented the eraser." An editor in Nebraska offers a parental observation: "An unbreakable toy is quite useful for breaking up other toys." Such fresh remarks as these have delighted readers for generations.
Every state in the Union, and almost everyone's hometown, are represented in The Humor Gazette. Wherever you live, you can go home again quite happily in the pages of this unique book.« less