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AMUSEMENTS FOR EVERYBODY            101
An old woman in a red cloak was passing a field in which a goat was feeding. What strange transformation suddenly took place? The goat turned to butter (butt her), and the woman into a scarlet runner.
Which bird can lift the heaviest weights ? The crane.
Why is a wise man like a pin ? He has a head and comes to a point.
Why may carpenters reasonably believe there is no such thing as stone? Because they never saw it.
Which is the only way that a leopard can change his spots ? By going from one spot to another.
When is a tall man a little short ? When he hasn't quite enough cash.
Why is a watch the most difficult thing to steal ? Because it must be taken off its guard.
Why is there never anybody at home in a convent ? Because it is an (n) uninhabited place.
Why is shoemaking the easiest of trades ? Because the boots are always soled before they are made.
Why is it probable that beer was made in the Ark ? Because the kangaroo went in with hops, and the bear was always bruin.
Why is C like a schoolmistress ? Because it forms lasses into classes.
What is that which never asks any questions and yet requires many answers? The street-door.
Which is the longest word in the English language ? Smiles; because there is a mile between the first and last letters.
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