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What has broken down. The circumference of the gear wheels should be three pier. Three pier? Yes. But yours are four pier. That means I've a pie too many? Yes. Well the chauffeur had better get out. 46 Contemporary Drama and the Popular Tradition Son. Tate: Son: Tate: Son: Tate: Chauffeur: Tate: Chauffeur: Tate: Chauffeur: Tate: Chauffeur: Tate: Son: Tate: Son: Tate: Son: Tate: Son: Tate: Son: Tate: Son: Tate: Son: Tate: Son: I don't mean him, Papa. Oh, what d'ye mean? It's really the co-efficient of the tangent.

Well, you must borrow one [Slap]. Pearl Binder, discussing English humour, has argued that~ English humour is essentially children's humour. It has its being on three planes, the verbal, the practical, and the fantastic. All three types are relished and understood from one end of our society to the other. What makes the House of Lords laugh will also make the dockers laugh. . It is to be The Music-Hall Tradition 47 expected that a literary country like England should excel in verbal wit. What is unique with us is that the wit is not what would be considered wit in other countries.

As he announced each item of his platform there were cheers, followed by a voice calling out 'Louder'. This is the act: ... I am not going to make a lengthy speech. (Cheers) When I get into Parliament- there'll be plenty of work for everyone'Louder'(Cheers)Short hours and double wages Your clothes will cost you nothing 'Louder' Ham will sell at 4 pence a poundFlour and bread will be distributed free of charge- 'Louder'And in conclusion I would say, that in the last great day, when graves will open and thunder rolls, and the Angel Gabriel with 'Louder' one foot on dry land and one foot in the sea Shall with his golden trumpet proclaim that the time shall be 'Louder' no more 'Louder'There'll be some damn fool who'll hollerThank you sir!

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