Jagwell — What makes that hen in your back yard cackle so loud?
Wigway — Oh, they've just laid a cornerstone across the street, and she's trying to make the neighbors think she did it. — London Answers.
"Wake, Nicodemus," a very popular song during the war, was written by Henry C. Work, the author of "My Grandfather's Clock."
Webster is said to have been able to repeat the most, if not all, of "Paradise Lost."
Needles of bone, very delicately made, have been found in the Swiss lake dwellings.
Thursday, July 3, 2008