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Gems of American wit and anecdote, or, The American Joe Miller.

Joe Miller

Gems of American wit and anecdote, or, The American Joe Miller.

by Joe Miller

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Published by Charles Tilt ..., Appleton & Co. ; Wiley & Putnam, Carey & Hart in London, New York, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American wit and humor.,
  • Anecdotes -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAmerican Joe Miller, Gems of American wit
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 203 p. :
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22996626M

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Gems of American wit and anecdote, or, The American Joe Miller by Joe Miller Download PDF EPUB FB2

So far as the Compiler is aware, no good collection of American wit and humour exists on this side of the Atlantic; certainly, no collection worthy to be considered as the American Joe Miller. In the well-known Percy Anecdotes, in the numerous English Joe Millers, and other jest-books, a_ few of Brother Jonathan's good things are to be found, in company with the rich and genial wit of John Author: Robert Kempt.

The American Joe Miller: A Collection of Yankee Wit and Humor - Kindle edition by Various. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The American Joe Miller: A Collection of Yankee Wit and Humor.

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The American Joe Miller: a collection of Yankee wit and humour Item Preview remove-circle The American Joe Miller: a collection of Yankee wit and humour by Kempt, Robert; Miller, Joe, Publication date Topics American wit and humor, Satire, American PublisherPages:   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

The American Joe Miller: A Collection of Yankee Wit and Humor by Robert Kempt - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. Inspired by the "Joe Miller" jestbooks which were named after the famous London comic actor, although he was not responsible for their publication Preface signed: Y.D., Philadelphia, 12 p.

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Perhaps no other joke book in the history of joke books has curried such a long, unfunny history as Joe Miller’s Joke Book—or, as it was originally titled inJoe Miller's Jests: the Wit's Vademecum. Joe Miller’s year reign in Britain and the United States turned it into the benchmark against which all unfunny jokes are measured: to call a joke a “Joe Miller” was to call it a groaner, a.

About Joe Miller’s Jests. Joe Miller was a popular comic actor on the London stage from until his death in A year later, the publisher T. Read enlisted a down-and-out writer named John Mottley to compile a book of jokes, and stuck Miller’s name onto it.

Joe Miller's complete jest book: being a collection of the most excellent bon mots, brilliant jests, and striking anecdotes, in the English language by Miller, Joe, ; Mottley, John, Publication date Topics English wit and humor Publisher London: H.G. Bohn. Here are ten jokes from "Joe Miller's Joke Book", circa The jokes have been slightly up-dated.

You need to select the original punch line. These were compiled by a hack writer of the time John Mottley. Average score for this quiz is 6 / Difficulty: Average. Played times. As of May 31   After Miller’s death, inJohn Mottley published a book called Joe Miller’s Jests, or the Wit’s Vade-Mecum, under the pseudonym of Elijah Jenkins, Esquire.

(The cover page is shown below.) The book used a variety of existing works, “with no doubt a large sprinkling of Joe’s own jokes recollected from former conversations.”[ After Miller's death, John Mottley (–) brought out a book called Joe Miller's Jests, or the Wit's Vade-Mecum (), published under the pseudonym of Elijah Jenkins Esq.

at the price of one shilling. This was a collection of contemporary and ancient coarse witticisms, only three of which are told of Miller. The original Joe Miller (/) was a well-respected English actor, who played Shakespearean clowns among other characters. The year after his death, his friend John Mottley (), brought out a joke book named Joe Miller's Jests, or the Wit's Vade-Mecum, under the pseudonym Elijah Jenkins.

Only three jokes in this slender pamphlet were actually attributed to Joe Miller, but it. Completely indexed by author, title, person, place, type and motif, A Treasury of American Anecdotes is not only a good book for reading or listening, but is an excellent sourcebook for writers, students, speakers and librarians.

It is a window on America- how we live, how we look at life- though s: 5. Joe Miller -- the complete book list. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards.

Joe Miller's Jest Book: An Immense Collection of the Funniest Jokes, Quaint and Laughable Anecdotes, Mirth Provoking Stories, Brilliant Witticisms, and Queer Sayings, As Told by the Original Joe Miller: Contributor: Miller, Joe, Editor: Lemon, Mark, Note: Hurst and Co.

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When the Song Begins. The Message of Paul's Life. The Golden Gate of Prayer. The Beauty of Every Day. Finding the Way. Devotional Hours with the Bible. The Devotional Life of the Sunday School Teacher "If any 19th century American Christian writer warrants reprinting, it is J.

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