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Joe Miller"s complete jest book being a collection of the most excellent bon mots, brilliant jests, and striking anecdotes in the English language. by Joe Miller

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Published by Scott, Webster, and Geary in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English wit and humor.,
  • Anecdotes.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesJoe Miller
ContributionsMottley, John, 1692-1750.
The Physical Object
Pagination[2] leaves, iv, 500 p. ;
Number of Pages500
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22996597M

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Excerpt from Joe Miller's Complete Jest Book: Being a Collection of the Most Excellent Bon Mots, Brilliant Jests, and Striking Anecdotes, in the English Language Committee clerks if the house, and let each of 'em take a document, and they can all read together. Man.2/5(1). Joe Miller's Complete Jest Book The title page proclaims this to be "a complete collection of the most excellent bon mots, brilliant jests, and striking anecdotes in the English language"! There is an illustrated title page too, signed in manuscript by the man who bought this handy pocket-sized parcel of fun in the year of its publication. The original Joe Miller (/) was a well-respected English actor, who played Shakespearean clowns among other characters. The year after his death, his friend John Mottley (), brought out a joke book named Joe Miller's Jests, or the Wit's Vade-Mecum, under the pseudonym Elijah three jokes in this slender pamphlet were actually .   Joe Miller's complete jest book: being a collection of the most excellent bon mots, brilliant jests, and striking anecdotes, in the English language by Miller, Joe, ; Mottley, John, Pages:

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