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The compleat practical joker

Harry Allen Smith

The compleat practical joker

by Harry Allen Smith

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Published by Arthur Barker in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Practical jokes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby H. Allen Smith.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 p. ;
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22974757M
    OCLC/WorldCa10940397

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    practical joke meaning: 1. a joke that makes someone seem silly and involves a physical action rather than words: 2. a. Learn more. Time:5/15/ AM There are currently users on iGuide at this time.


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I came upon H. Allen Smith's *The Compleat Practical Joker,* a history of the practical joke, when my father read it and howled with laughter. I did the same--this was in the early 60's--and am grateful to reunite with this book.

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