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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 10, Issue 2 (May 1, 1935)

How Generous!

How Generous!

A tramp entering the gates of a suburban villa knelt down on the lawn and began to eat the grass. The old lady who lived in the villa, noticing the pathetic performance, came out on to the doorstep and said: “My good man, are you so hungry that you are obliged to eat grass?”

“Yes, ma'am,” replied the tramp.

“Oh, dear!” said the lady. “Come round to the kitchen door, the grass is longer there.”

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