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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 15, Issue 2 (May 1, 1940.)

Seeking a Cure

Seeking a Cure.

A rather agitated-looking tramp knocked at the door of a country cottage. “Can you let me 'ave a bar of soap, ma'am?” he asked the householder.

“Do you really mean to tell me that you want some soap to wash with?” she asked.

“Not for me, ma'am,” replied the tramp; “but my mate's got hiccups, and I want to shock him by showing it to him.”

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