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The New Catholic Treasury of Wit and Humor
The New Catholic Treasury of Wit and Humor Author:edited by Paul Bussard If anybody wants to know if there is such a thing as Catholic humor, this book is the answer. Here are hundreds of anecdotes and jokes by such writes as Jean Kerr and Phyllis McGinley and by Catholic Digest readers, which have been gleaned from the magazine over the past six year, complementing Father Bussard's first CATHOLIC TREASURY published... more » in 1960. Both religious and secular in nature, the selections deal with the clergy, the great and near great, animals, children, and life in the parish and twon.
A young girl in a beauty parlor, given a copy of True Confession to read: "How did you know I was Catholic?"; a sign outside a maternity dress shop: "Clothes to make your heir less appparent"--these are some of the briefer nuggest contained in this nine-ring circus of incongruities, pleasantries and absurdities. If it's not Aesop's Fables, this volume is certainly "Adam's Foibles." We suggest you keep it on your beside table next to the asprin, benzedrine, and soothing syrup. It may be good for what ails you.« less