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American humour with and without tears.

Samuel I. Bellman

American humour with and without tears.

by Samuel I. Bellman

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Published by [Portsmouth Polytechnic] in [Portsmouth] .
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Edition Notes

Text of a lecture delivered at Portsmouth Polytechnic on November 26th 1975.

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Open LibraryOL13834895M

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