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James Joyce’s Humorous Morphology of the Many Outrageous Myths about Him
James Joyce’s Humorous Morphology of the Many Outrageous Myths about Him

How the celebrated author earned a reputation as a lazy coke-head movie mogul with a peculiar clock habit.

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How to Apologize for Standing Someone Up: A Lesson from Lewis Carroll’s Hilarious Letter
How to Apologize for Standing Someone Up: A Lesson from Lewis Carroll’s Hilarious Letter

“I am obliged to use an umbrella to keep the tears from running down on to the paper.”

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Modern Masterpieces of Comedic Genius: The Art of the Humorous Amazon Review
Modern Masterpieces of Comedic Genius: The Art of the Humorous Amazon Review

“Momma didn’t raise a boy with no pink tongue, no sir.”

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How to Tell Love from Lust: A Timeless 1929 Litmus Test from E.B. White and James Thurber
How to Tell Love from Lust: A Timeless 1929 Litmus Test from E.B. White and James Thurber

“By and large, love is easier to experience before it has been explained — easier and cleaner.”

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How to Quit Your Job Like Sherwood Anderson: The Best Resignation Letter Ever Written
How to Quit Your Job Like Sherwood Anderson: The Best Resignation Letter Ever Written

“He is a nice fellow. We will let him down easy but let’s can him.”

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Missives from Muggings: The Audacious Requests Mark Twain Received from His Fans and His Wry Responses
Missives from Muggings: The Audacious Requests Mark Twain Received from His Fans and His Wry Responses

“This is the worst piece of cheek of all.”

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