AMUSEMENTS FOR EVERYBODY 99
When is the best time to get a fresh egg at sea ? When the ship lays to.
Who was the first whistler ? The wind.
What tune did he whistle ? " Over the hills and far away."
Why need a traveler never starve in the desert ? Because of the sand which is (sandwiches) there.
Why is a little man like a good book ? Because he is often looked over.
Why is a pig in a parlor like a house on fire ? Because the sooner it is put out the better.
What is the difference between a soldier and a bombshell? One goes to war, the other goes to pieces.
Why is it dangerous to sleep in a train? Because every train runs over all the sleepers on the line.
When does a farmer double up a sheep without hurting it ? When he folds it.
What lives upon its own substance and dies when it has devoured itself? A candle.
Why is a dog biting his tail like a good manager ? Because he makes both ends meet.
Which is the left side of a plum pudding? That which is not eaten.
What letter of the alphabet is necessary to make a shoe? The last.
Why is a fishmonger never generous ? Because his business makes him sell fish (selfish).