The Speed Age—“My daughter’s very clever. She’s learned to play the piano in no time.”
“Yes; I’ve noticed she does.”—-Rosetown Eagle.
The Young Idea—Mother (admonishing small son): “And don’t forget that I'm your mother.”
Son: “All right, mother: but I do wish you wouldn’t keep swanking about it.”— London Evening Free Press.
Some Doubt—“Pardon me,” said the little man, “but are you quite sure it was a marriage license that you gave me last Christmas.”
The clerk prepared to turn up the particulars.
“Why, yes sir, of course,” he said. “But why do you ask?”
“Well, I’ve been leading a dog’s life ever since, that’s all.”—Galt Reporter.
The Complete Sapphira—“So you
don’t think Mrs. Meyer tells the truth?” “She lies to such an extent that you can’t even believe the opposite of what she says.”—Ottawa Citizen.
Second Thoughts—Fond Parent : “Now, Doris, if you won’t kiss your uncle, I shall have to send you to bed.” Doris (after a few moments silence): “Very well; good-night, mamma.”
Exchange of Courtesies—Wife: “Is that the hole naughty Fido made in your seedbed, dear?”
Husband: “No, darling, this is the hole I made for him.”—Victoria Colonist.
The Optical Illusion—Little Marjorie (after watching her small brother eat several large pieces of cake): “Mamma, isn’t it funny how much larger Jimmy really is than he appears to be from the outside?”—Montreal Star.
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