Off His Perch
F A F (Francis A. Fraser)
Fun (16 June 1880): 239
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Master (who has been carefully explaining the use of the “hyphen”: — “Now, Boys, here I have written the compound word, ‘Bird’s-Nest.’ Wjat is the use of this bar in the middle?”
Clever Boy: — “Please, Sir, for the bird to roosht on, sir!/
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