The Illiterate Digest by Will Rogers

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Author Rogers, Will, 1879-1935
Illustrator Collier, Nate, 1883-1961
LoC No. 25002371
Title The Illiterate Digest
Original Publication New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1924.
Contents Two letters and a dedication -- Introduction -- Breaking into the writing game -- Settling the corset problem of this country -- How to tell a butler, and other etiquette -- Defending my soup plate position -- Helping the girls with their income taxes -- The greatest document in American literature -- Prospectus for "The Remodeled Chewing Gum Corporation" -- Inside stuff on the total eclipse -- It's time somebody said a word for California -- Promoting the oceanless one-piece suit -- Warning to jokers: lay off the Prince -- Spring is here, with poems and bath tubs -- My Ford and other political self-starters -- Wilson could laugh at a joke on himself -- A job with the James family -- Let's treat our presidents like human beings -- What with fruit juice and consomme, it was a wild party -- What we need is more Fred Stones -- One oil lawyer per barrel -- Another confession in the oil scandal -- The whole truth and nothing but the truth -- Well, who is Prunes? -- Politics getting ready to jell -- Two long-lost friends found at last -- They nominated everybody but the four horsemen -- In the midst of a 7-year hitch -- "Will Rogers, Jr." reports the convention for his father, worn out by long service -- Roping a critic -- "The World Tomorrow," after the manner of great journalists -- Settling the affairs of the world in my own way -- A skinny Dakota kid who made good -- Taking the cure, by the shores of Cat Creek.
Credits Carla Foust, Emmanuel Ackerman and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at (This book was produced from images made available by the HathiTrust Digital Library.)
Language English
LoC Class PN: Language and Literatures: Literature: General, Criticism, Collections
Subject American wit and humor
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EBook-No. 72717
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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