Funny Stories Told By The Soldiers Pranks, Jokes and Laughable Affairs of our Boys and their Allies in the Great War
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Funny Stories Told By The Soldiers Pranks, Jokes and Laughable Affairs of our Boys and their Allies in the Great War
By Carleton B. Case
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Table of Contents
  • FUNNY STORIES
  • PREFACE
  • SECRETARY BAKER TELLS A GOOD ONE
  • DID SHE SAVE DOC ONE?
  • WANTED TO KILL THE COOKS
  • YOU CAN’T BEAT THE IRISH
  • ASK SOMEONE FROM MISSOURI
  • CLARK STREET ENGLISH
  • HIS MASTER’S VOICE
  • ELEGY WRITTEN IN A BELGIAN DOORYARD
  • WHEN PRESIDENT WILSON LAUGHED
  • BEEF, MILK AND BEER
  • TOO BAD SHE HADN’T MORE SONS
  • WHY HE GOT THIRTY DAYS
  • TIME TO SWEAR OFF
  • THE CHOCOLATE SOLDIERS
  • NO FOOTSTEPS IN THE AIR
  • CHICKEN FEED ON BROADWAY
  • THIS WAS IN ENGLAND
  • VERY LADYLIKE
  • HE DROPS INTO POETRY
    • WHERE DO I SLEEP NEXT?
  • THIS PLEASED THE COLONEL
  • DID THE CHAPLAIN SWEAR?
  • ONE SWEET KISS LOST
  • A COINCIDENCE OF WAR
  • GERMAN PAPERS, PLEASE NOTE
  • UNANIMOUS
  • PA WAS THE GENERAL
  • TOUGH ON GOMPERS
  • HAD THE RIGHT DOPE
  • TELL THIS NOT IN BOSTON
  • THE MESSAGE WAS SOBER, ANYHOW
  • HE HADN’T FINISHED
  • THE OOZING OF THE COONS
  • SHE WAS IN UNIFORM
  • NO CHALLENGING OUT OF HIS CLASS
  • CALLING HIM SISSY?
  • HOW DISAPPOINTED HE’LL BE
  • AMERICAN HUMOR IN FRANCE
  • SNOBBERY SQUELCHED
  • BLASTED HOPES
  • PROFITABLE AUTHORSHIP
  • THE “LONG, LONG TRAIL” OVER THERE
  • HIS OWN PERSONAL WAR
  • WHEN TOMMY LAUGHS
  • ONE OF THOSE IRISH BULLS
  • WHEN GERMANY SALUTED A PIG
  • AND SO IT PROVED
  • WASHINGTON GETS THESE, TOO
  • BLACK MAGIC
  • SUCH EXCUSES AS THEY MAKE
  • HE HAD TROUBLES, TOO
  • WHAT COULD HE MEAN?
  • NEVER MIND THE TARGET
  • A LADY FROM HELL
  • THEORY VS. FACT
  • ONWARD, CHRISTIAN SOLDIER!
  • WHO WAS THE JOKE ON?
  • REAL YANKEE LANGUAGE
  • DAMN THE KAISER
  • FUN FOR THE MISSUS
  • GERMAN RESTITUTION
  • BUT DID CHARLEY TELL IT?
  • LONG-DISTANCE FAREWELL
  • NINE GIRLS TOO MANY
  • WHY NOT BOTH?
  • ONLY GOOD GERMANS WERE LEFT
  • A BREEZY RETORT
  • PATTING MISSOURI ON THE BACK
  • YOU CAN’T BEAT SUCH BOYS
  • HOW TO BE FUNNY IN WARTIME
  • NOW ON A WAR-BASIS
  • HUMANITY IN WAR
  • FLATLY IMPOSSIBLE
  • THE FRATERNAL SIDE OF WAR
  • NO TIME TO WASTE
  • HER GENTLE COME-BACK
  • HIS MIND WAS WANDERING
  • THE SEX OF THE KILTIES
  • PLAY BALL!
  • HE’D BEEN THERE HIMSELF
  • EIGHTEEN YEARS OF HOPE
  • A NICKNAME THAT STUCK
  • PAT WAS SMOKING
  • FORGOT HIS LINES
  • SO THERE’S PLENTY OF IT
  • LIVELY ENEMY
  • NO REGRETS
  • TOO MUCH WASTED EFFORT
  • MAD ENOUGH TO LICK ANYONE
  • WORKING THE WAR
  • SANDY WAS SCOTCH
  • BROWN WASN’T GREEN
  • ANYTHING TO GET AWAY
  • NATURALLY WISHED TO SEE HER
  • ZEPPELINITIS
  • PALESTINE VS. PURGATORY
  • DON’T ALL SPEAK AT ONCE
  • WELL SEASONED
  • NOT TO BE DONE
  • UNCERTAIN TRAIN SCHEDULE
  • REAL STRATEGY
  • HE KNEW THE BREED
  • DESERVED PROMOTION
  • MIXED HER DATES
  • HOOVER, GOD AND THREE OTHERS
  • IT TAKES FIFTEEN YEARS, SON
  • AW, BE A SPORT, HUBBY
  • NOT ON THE PROGRAM
  • WHERE HIS AUTHORITY BEGAN
  • A TENNYSONIAN TODDY
  • WHY REMIND THEM OF IT?
  • HE’D HEARD HER SING
  • WHY FRANCE WON
  • MUCH THE SAFEST PLAN
  • THE OLD FAMILIAR WORDS
  • WITH A COMMA AFTER “RED”
  • HOLES CLEAR THROUGH HIM
  • WAS THIS FOREORDAINED?
  • WILLING TO PAY THE PRICE
  • WAR’S COMPENSATIONS
  • CAP WAS A SURE WINNER
  • ONLY A RUSE AFTER ALL
  • TRY IT ON THE YANKS
  • HER MEASURE OF SUCCESS
  • BETTER MAKE AN OMELET
  • THE USUAL PREFERENCE
  • NOTHING TO FIGHT FOR
  • BOTH UP AND DOWN, AUNTIE
  • SECURING A TEMPORARY DIVORCE
  • REMINDS ONE OF PLATTSBURG
  • MONOLOGUE, BY NAT M. WILLS
  • PARDONABLE MISTAKE
  • HE WAS REAL MAD ABOUT IT
  • HE KNEW WHERE THEY WERE
  • JUST A BIT OF TRENCH REPARTEE
  • NOT MENTIONABLE IN SOCIETY
  • NOW SHE KNOWS WHY
  • INTERCEPTED WAR MESSAGES
  • WHAT MOTHERS ALWAYS SAY
  • FASHION NOTE FROM THE FRONT
  • ONE GERMAN WE FORGIVE
  • EQUINE “NOW I LAY ME”
  • ONE BRITISH ATROCITY
  • NEVER MIND THE NAME
  • FRENCH IN THE TRENCH
  • SCOTCH PROVISIONS
  • VERY LIKE MOSES
  • THEY FIXED YOU, WILLIE
  • SAFETY FIRST
  • NO SUGAR IN HEAVEN
  • YOU CAN’T DO THIS IN BATTLE
  • NOW IT’S “ALL DUNN”
  • A LAST FAREWELL
  • TOO MODEST BY FAR
  • ANOTHER WAR CASUALTY
  • PREACHER HAD A SCOOP
  • THERE IS TIME FOR BOTH
  • THEY DO SOUND ALIKE
  • NO TIME TO SAY ALL OF IT
  • NO MAIL TO HADES
  • MORE TO THE PURPOSE
  • WHAT WE MAY EXPECT NOW
  • EIGHT MILES FOR HIM
  • NO FIGHTING FOR HIM
  • HOW HUNS TICKLED THEMSELVES
  • ’TWASN’T HIS FAULT
  • VERY GOOD, PUNCH
  • HE KNEW ABOUT COWS
  • WILLING TO TREAT
  • AND FULL OF TABASCO
  • CAUSE FOR DEPRESSION
  • ENOUGH TO WARRANT EXEMPTION
  • CHANGED HIS TUNE
  • FROM HIS POINT OF VIEW
  • THOSE PET NAMES FOR OFFICERS
  • TOO MUCH HARVARD
  • WOULDN’T INSULT THE JACK
  • ONE WAY TO GET EVEN
  • “HONEY” DRAWS THE LINE
  • WILLING TO EXPLAIN
  • CAUSE FOR ANNOYANCE
  • SHE KNEW HIS MERITS
  • CENSORING THE CLOUDS
  • IT CAN’T BE DONE
  • A TWO-BIT HERO
  • ONE OF THE FEW THAT HAVE
  • HOWL INDEFINITELY POSTPONED
  • AND THEY DRINK GRAPE JUICE
  • LESS METERS, LESS GAS
  • YOU KNOW THAT PAPER
  • CHANCE TO GET EVEN
  • THE WAY THINGS LOOKED IN 1916
  • CAUSE FOR REJOICING
  • BUT NOT THIS TIME
  • EVIDENCE OF REFINEMENT
  • EVENING THINGS UP
  • AN INTERIOR PROBLEM
  • BEEN “GETTING UP” EVER SINCE
  • MERELY A WAY-STATION
  • OBEYING ORDERS
  • NO ABSENT TREATMENT WANTED
  • CAUSE FOR CONFIDENCE
  • JUST GOT ON TO IT
  • READY FOR ANY SNAKE
  • DID HE GET HER MEANING?
  • IT’S THE SHELLS
  • OFFENSIVE PREPARATIONS
  • GETTING BACK AT HEINE
  • ZOOLOGICAL MONSTROSITY
  • NOT WANTED ANYWHERE
  • THERE WAS A PAIR OF THEM
  • NOT AS INTENDED
  • CHEERING NEWS
  • WHY THIS DELAY?
  • PERHAPS YOU HAVE WONDERED
  • NO CREEDS IN WARTIME
  • BUT IT’S MEN WHO PAY THEM
  • ACQUIRING WIFELY ARTS
  • THE NERVE OF THE COOK
  • FOOD WILL WIN THE WAR
  • GIVING THEM A SEND-OFF
  • DON’T BELIEVE ALL YOU HEAR
  • YOU’VE SEEN THEM
  • PLACING THE BLAME
  • PROOF POSITIVE
  • CARBOLIC STARTED THIS
  • FROM SANTA CLAUS IN WASHINGTON
  • THIS BEATS ALL
  • PAT WAS STRINGING HIM
  • ANOTHER HUN ATROCITY
  • KNEW HIM WELL
  • ENOUGH TO MAKE A KING LAUGH
  • TOO SLEEPY TO BE SCARED
  • SHE UNDERSTOOD WOMEN
  • WELL, THAT WAS HIS COMPANY
  • SPOIL OF WAR
  • CHEERFUL NEWS FROM ‘OVER THERE’
  • HE KNEW WHAT TO USE
  • THEY CAN’T WORK THIS ANY MORE
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION WANTED
  • THAT WAS THE HYMN NUMBER
  • TEMPORARY
  • BOOZE FIGHTERS
  • VERY PROPER ANSWER
  • WHAT DISCOURAGED HIM
  • GOING SOMEWHERE
  • OUTRANKED IN THE KITCHEN
  • SURPRISE FOR THE GERMANS
  • NO LEAD PIPE CINCH
  • SERVED HIM RIGHT!
  • QUITE A CONTRAST
  • AND HOLDING IT YET
  • FOOLING THE COOTIES
  • THIS IS A MAN
  • WANTED SOMETHING STATIONARY
  • YET THEY FOUGHT NOBLY
  • PHYSICAL IMPOSSIBILITY
  • THE QUICKER THE SOONER
  • TRANSPORTS OF JOY
  • WHERE HE IS EXPERT
  • NO MULES IN THE AIR
  • DEAR LITTLE BOY
  • THEN SHE HAD THEM PRESSED
  • UNUSUAL OFFICER
  • NOT SERIOUSLY DAMAGED
  • ORDERS, BUT NO SALES
  • THOSE FOOL QUESTIONS
  • PROUD OF THEIR SOLDIERS
  • NOT FLATTERING HIM ANY
  • ONLY KIND HE KNEW
  • NOT HIS KIND OF JEWELRY
  • MORE DANGEROUS, ALSO
  • SAME IN ALL LANGUAGES
  • SHE KNEW JIM
  • THEN HE GOT THIRTY DAYS K. P.
  • PLEASED IS NO NAME FOR IT
  • GENUINE CHICKEN DINNER
  • ON THE ORIGINAL FIRING LINE
  • PLAY THE GAME
  • SHE WAS USED TO IT
  • SPIRIT OF FRANCE
  • RECOGNIZED THE RESEMBLANCE
  • PROOF POSITIVE
  • CAN SHOW WHAT HE’S GOOD FOR
  • GLAD HE TALKED TO GEN. PERSHING
  • BEFORE ONE CAN TURN AROUND
  • ONE ON THE COLONEL
  • A GRAND STAND PLAY
  • THE NEGRO IN AUTHORITY
  • DON’T YOU DO IT, TOMMY
  • NO PROHIBITION THERE
  • CHAFFING EACH OTHER
  • GETTING ON FAST
  • NO WONDER HE REBELLED
  • THEY ALL GET ’EM
  • REACHED HIS LIMIT
  • SEEKING INFORMATION
  • BIRDS FAR SURPASSED
  • NO KICK COMING
  • A REAL SPREE
  • MOVING PICTURE IN ONE REEL
  • USEFUL AND ORNAMENTAL
  • THE MILITARY HAIR CUT
  • BASEBALL IN BLIGHTY
  • UNIVERSAL COMPLAINT
  • SAMPLE WAS SATISFACTORY
  • NO FUN WITHOUT FUNDS
  • THOUGHT HE HAD ARRIVED
  • “COUNT ’EM NOW, MISTAH KAISER”
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