Ideal Home Life - online book

A valuable and well-organized system for home education(homeschooling) 3 to 12 years.

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Why is a washerwoman like a navigator? Because she spreads her sheets, crosses the line, and goes from pole to pole.
Why is an author the queerest animal in the world? Be­cause his tale comes out of his head.
Why is it that a tailor won't attend to business? Because he is always cutting out.
Why was Noah like a hungry cat? Because he went forty days and forty nights without finding Ararat.
When are we all artists ? When we draw a long face.
Why are watch-dogs bigger by night than by day ? Because they are let out at night and taken in in the morning.
When is a tradesman above his business? When he lives over his shop.
Which is the liveliest city in the world ? Berlin; because it's always on the Spree.
Why is a water-lily like a whale ? Because they both come to the surface to blow.
Why is a shoemaker the most industrious of men ? Because he works to the last.
Why is scooping out a turnip a noisy process? Because it makes it hollow.
What motive led to the invention of railroads ? The locomo­tive.
Why are deaf people like Dutch cheeses? Because you can't make them here (hear.)
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