The Illiterate Digest by Will Rogers

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Author Rogers, Will, 1879-1935
Illustrator Collier, Nate, 1883-1961
LoC No. 25002371
Title The Illiterate Digest
Original Publication New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1924.
Contents Two letters and a dedication -- Introduction -- Breaking into the writing game -- Settling the corset problem of this country -- How to tell a butler, and other etiquette -- Defending my soup plate position -- Helping the girls with their income taxes -- The greatest document in American literature -- Prospectus for "The Remodeled Chewing Gum Corporation" -- Inside stuff on the total eclipse -- It's time somebody said a word for California -- Promoting the oceanless one-piece suit -- Warning to jokers: lay off the Prince -- Spring is here, with poems and bath tubs -- My Ford and other political self-starters -- Wilson could laugh at a joke on himself -- A job with the James family -- Let's treat our presidents like human beings -- What with fruit juice and consomme, it was a wild party -- What we need is more Fred Stones -- One oil lawyer per barrel -- Another confession in the oil scandal -- The whole truth and nothing but the truth -- Well, who is Prunes? -- Politics getting ready to jell -- Two long-lost friends found at last -- They nominated everybody but the four horsemen -- In the midst of a 7-year hitch -- "Will Rogers, Jr." reports the convention for his father, worn out by long service -- Roping a critic -- "The World Tomorrow," after the manner of great journalists -- Settling the affairs of the world in my own way -- A skinny Dakota kid who made good -- Taking the cure, by the shores of Cat Creek.
Credits Carla Foust, Emmanuel Ackerman and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at https://www.pgdp.net (This book was produced from images made available by the HathiTrust Digital Library.)
Language English
LoC Class PN: Language and Literatures: Literature: General, Criticism, Collections
Subject American wit and humor
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EBook-No. 72717
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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