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I will not rest until you all love Stephen Leacock as much as I do

I go back and read Stephen Leacock just to remind myself that I’ll never be this smart and funny but I’d damn well better try at least.

Here is one of the best pieces, Gertrude the Governess, a parody of the Victorian novel from his Nonsense Novels collection:

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    This is amazingly marvelous stuff. Read it. Now, Comrades. Now.
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    Mission accomplished. I’m tickled and in love. And if you all don’t appreciate this bit of classical trolling, I will...
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    Incredibly funny and not too long.
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    oh my gosh
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    If you happen to have thirty minutes to waste, or even if you don’t, just read this story for the love of all that is...
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    http://www.online-literature.com/stephen-leacock/nonsense-novels/5/ i’m choking on laughter every other sentence here,...
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    this is what i want to read this summer while sitting in the sun beside a pool with nothing to do.
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    "He rose, walked to the sideboard, drained a dipper full of gin and bitters, and became again a high-bred English...