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“How. do you define ‘black as your hat ’ ? ” said a schoolmaster to one of his pupils. “ Darkness that may be felt,” replied the youthful wit. Toddekkins, whose nose is a warning light for young men, says that he has often heard that one swallow does not make a spring, but he is sure that several swallows make a fall. Teacher— “ What is a score 2’’ Pupil “ A base-ball record. ” Teacher—“ No, no ; what I mean is, how much do a score signify numerically ; what idea dp ij give yog 2 That js to say, if I were to tell yoii X had a score of hppses, what would you think?” Pupil—“PWsp, % should think you was stuffin’.” —Bostoii Transcript.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 219, 17 December 1880

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 219, 17 December 1880

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