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Josh Billings
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Josh Billings: His Works, Complete (G.W. Carlton & Company, 1881), p. 235
Josh Billings
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Josh Billings, Hiz Sayings (Carleton, 1871), p. 28, Chapter VIII
Josh Billings
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Josh Billings' Farmer's Allminax for the Year 1871. Also in:Old Probability: Perhaps Rain - Perhaps Not (1879)
Josh Billings
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Josh Billings' Farmer's Allminax for the Years ... (1871 edition)


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Born: April 21, 1818

Died: October 14, 1885 (aged 67)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Comedian, writer

Bio: Josh Billings was the pen name of 19th century American humorist Henry Wheeler Shaw. He was perhaps the second most famous humor writer and lecturer in the United States in the second half of the 19th century after Mark Twain, although his reputation has not endured so well with later generations.

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