This selection of tales, poems, scenes from hit performs, parodies, and feuds, lovingly compiled by means of a famous authority within the box, fortunately intermingles the easiest humor of contemporary years with a couple of rib-ticklers from the past.
Major wits and raconteurs too various to say right here brighten up those pages.
The excitement is all yours.
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