Humor

Literary Lapses

Read by TriciaG


Stephen Leacock


Short sketches relating the humourous side of life in 1910. "Professor Leacock has made more people laugh with the written word than an…

The Hoosier Schoolmaster

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Edward Eggleston


"Want to be a school-master, do you? You? Well, what would you do in Flat Crick deestrick, I'd like to know? Why, the boys have driv of…

Nonsense Novels

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Stephen Leacock


Ten silly stories by Canadian humourist Stephen Leacock. (Summary by Tricia G)

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 02

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Variousandmarshall Pinckney Wilder and H. G. Wells


The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the second volume, 44 short stories and poems have been gathered from 31 author…

Physiologie du jour de l'an

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Louis Couailhac


Premier de l'an, jour si triste pour les uns, si beau pour les autres, je vais essayer d'esquisser ta physionomie ; et je te traiterai aussi…

Letters of Jonathan Oldstyle, Gent.

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Washington Irving


The Letters of Jonathan Oldstyle, Gent. (1824) is a compilation of eight humorous and observational letters written by American writer, Wash…

Peter Piper's Practical Principles of Plain and Perfect Pronunciation (Selectio…

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Anonymous


LibriVox volunteers bring you 7 recordings of A Selection from Peter Piper's Practical Principles of Plain and Perfect Pronunciation by Anon…

Eddie K -- Season One

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David Collins-Rivera


Portly, middle-aged, modern day lounge singer, Eddie Kosnofski, is on his way up! Okay, not really. But he WANTS to be, which is all he …

Brazilian Tales

Read by Leni


Varioustranslated Byisaac Goldberg


"Brazilian Tales" is a collection of six short stories selected by Isaac Goldberg as best representative of the Brazilian Literatu…

J. Poindexter, Colored

Read by Grant Hurlock


Irvin S. Cobb


This comic novel relates the first-person adventures in New York City of Jefferson Poindexter, personal assistant to Cobb's famous Judge Pri…

Molly Make-Believe (version 2)

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Eleanor Hallowell Abbott


Carl Stanton is an invalid suffering from an unusual bout of rheumatism. His fiancée is gone for the winter and though he begs her to…

Further Foolishness

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Stephen Leacock


Seventeen goofy stories and essays by Canadian humourist Stephen Leacock. "Professor Leacock has made more people laugh with the writte…

Antymonachomachia

Read by Piotr Nater


Ignacy Krasicki


Poemat opowiada o reakcjach mnichów do których klasztoru Niezgoda podrzuciła Monachomachię. Pozornie odwołując zarzuty wypowie…

In the Sweet Dry and Dry

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Christopher Morley


Written just before Prohibition to entail the possible troubles that might happen en route. Both sides of the argument, or battle as the cas…

Amusement Only

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Richard Marsh


This is a collection of 12 short stories of mystery and humor, which are, as the title says, for amusement only. (Summary by Carolin)

Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich

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Stephen Leacock


"Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich" is a work of humorous fiction by Stephen Leacock first published in 1914. It is the follo…

Rhymed Receipts for Any Occasion

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Imogen Clark


In addition to being amusing, recipes written in a poetic form were easy to remember and used as learning tools for the young housekeeper. M…

Squinty the Comical Pig

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Richard Barnum


"This comical children's tale about the funny adventures of a funny pig written by an unknown author. The publisher has hired authors t…

Sockerpullor och Pepparkorn: Små bilder ur skånska folklifvet förr och nu

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Henrik Wranér


This is a collection of amusing anecdotes about quirky couples from a rural part of Scania, in the south of Sweden. Written by a man from th…

Grunt RX-10

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Martin Kolacek


A sci-fi comedy, Grunt RX-10 is a story of a neurotic machine who is so depressed by being a metallic item without a soul he becomes a reneg…

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