The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 05

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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the fifth volume, 43 short stories and poems have been gathered from 32 authors. This volume is sure to delight listeners. (Summary by Linette Geisel) (6 hr 4 min)


The Marriage of Sir John Smith 2:19 Read by Joseph Kranak
The Spring Beauties 1:20 Read by S. Abbott
Going Up and Coming Down 2:13 Read by Phil Chenevert
The Set of China 16:59 Read by TriciaG
Suppressed Chapters 1:39 Read by TriciaG
Old Grimes 2:28 Read by Marty Kris
Miss Legion 1:29 Read by Michael Packard
Have You Seen the Lady? 1:25 Read by Matthew Reece
The Funny Little Fellow 2:16 Read by e_scarab
Musical Review Extraordinary 14:31 Read by Ric F
The Runaway Boy 2:59 Read by Bill Mosley
The Drayman 1:56 Read by Phil Chenevert
Bill's Courtship 2:13 Read by Michael Packard
The Woman Who Married an Owl 10:08 Read by e_scarab
Mr. Dooley on Expert Testimony 5:31 Read by Marty Kris
Lectures on Astronomy 33:42 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
At Aunty's House 1:55 Read by Matthew Reece
Willy and the Lady 3:03 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
The Itinerant Tinker 14:38 Read by Matthew Reece
The Strike of One 18:35 Read by Kenneth Sergeant Gaghan
Simon Starts in the World 30:51 Read by dan_h
The Piano in Arkansas 15:30 Read by Marty Kris
Whar Dem Sinful Apples Grow 2:56 Read by e_scarab
A Night in a Rocking-Chair 14:48 Read by Kenneth Sergeant Gaghan
Rollo Learning to Play 21:39 Read by Bill Mosley
Mr. Hare Tries to Get a Wife 13:03 Read by Phil Chenevert
Co-operative Housekeepers, The 2:27 Read by Phil Chenevert
A Committee From Kelly's 9:25 Read by Ric F
Quit Yo' Worryin' 1:36 Read by Phil Chenevert
Her "Angel" Father 0:58 Read by Phil Chenevert
Especially Men 46:00 Read by Marty Kris
A Letter From a Self-Made Merchant to His Son 15:31 Read by James E. Carson
Farewell: Provoked by Caalverley's "Forever" 2:13 Read by Marty Kris
My Ruthers 2:36 Read by e_scarab
The Dutiful Mariner 1:55 Read by Durlon
Melinda's Humorous Story 17:59 Read by Durlon
Abou Ben Butler 1:28 Read by Michael Packard
Latter-Day Warnings 2:07 Read by Phil Chenevert
It Pays to Be Happy 1:07 Read by Phil Chenevert
The Mosquito 4:41 Read by Patrick Reinhart
Tiddle-Iddle-Iddle-Iddle-Bum! Bum! 1:48 Read by Marty Kris
My First Cigar 2:44 Read by Patrick Reinhart
A Bully Boat and a Brag Captain 9:58 Read by e_scarab