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|'When I was born, I owed twelve dollars.' (Cerf 1964) The extenttowhich |
arepetitive narrative structureis neededwill vary across these jokes. Although in
some cases, it is straightforward to use a brief summary of a sequence of events (
|5 A self-made millionaire was boasting to a circle of people, “I was born into the |
world without a single penny.” “Really,” mused Kaufman. “When I was born, I
owed twelve dollars.” 6 During the warm-up period of the radio quiz program ...
|Broadway's Golden Age and Its Round Table Stars When I was born I owed |
twelve dollars. —George S. Kaufman The single unifying element among almost
all members of the Round Table was the live theater business. Sitting at the table
|“When I was born I owed twelve dollars.” Kaufman told this story about his young |
daughter. She went to see Pride and Prejudice while it was playing across the
street from First Lady, a comedy he had coauthored. “Daddy,” she told him later, ...
|Sally Ann Berk. No man is impatient with his creditors. –7he Talmud When I was |
born, I owed twelve dollars. —George S. Kaufman Money is applause. —/
acqueline Susann I've got all the money I'll ever need if I IO2 WORKING.
|William Cobbett, on keeping up appearances When I was born. I owed twelve |
dollars. George S. Kaufman A terrible thing happened to me last week. I tried to
live within my means and was picked up for vagrancy. Robert Orben I'm going to
|80 “When I was born I owed twelve dollars.” —George S. Kaufman “Myfriends will |
tell you that Woollcott is a nasty oldsnipe. Don't believe them. [They] are a pack of
simps who move their lips when they read.” —Aleck Woollcott “It took me 15 ...
|Johnson, Samuel When I was born I owed twelve dollars. - Kaufman, George S. |
One day Donald Trump will discover that he is owned by Lutheran Brotherhood
and must re negotiate his debt load with a committee of silent Norwegians who ...
|When they moved from Roy, Wills owed twelve dollars at a grocery store and was |
unable to pay it at the time. ... him away from the fiddle.57 Moreover, Edna was
pregnant, and John and Emma Wills wanted her nearer when the child was born.
|J. Niles Boyd owed approximately forty thousand dollars individually and some |
five thousand dollars or six thousand dollars as indorser. Appellant Falk owed
twelve thousand dollars by overdraft. The capital stock of the ... 894 Born et al. v.