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Work Hard and You Shall Be Rewarded: Urban Folklore from the Paperwork Empire Paperback – Dec 1 1992


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 248 pages
  • Publisher: Wayne State Univ Pr; New edition edition (Dec 1 1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0814324320
  • ISBN-13: 978-0814324325
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.3 x 21.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 358 g
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About the Author

Alan Dundes is a professor of anthropology and folklore at the University of California, Berkeley.

Carl R. Pagter is counsel and consultant for a large corporation in California.

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This book is a MUST HAVE for the office worker who enjoys handing out XEROX copies of great humor. Not only is this book extremely funny, it has captured an "almost lost history" of American folklore. Nowhere else can you get the ultimate source of good humor, that has detailed explainations of what and how each joke (or story) have come to being. Good information to educate the younger generation who don't quite understand the true humor of the past. Get a copy of this genuine relic of great writings of people like you and me. A modest collection of pamphlets, cartoons, stories, limmericks, "Top Ten", racial, religious, nationality, poems. etc... some of which you may have seen passed around the office at one time or another. Probably the best "bathroom book" you'll ever get your hands on.
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White-collar frustration gets white-hot in this hilarious look into the minds of America's hardest working jokers. Water-cooler not included.
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Still as funny as when I first read a beaten up copy of it at the school lunchtable, in the early 80's
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