Josh Billings Quotes (296 quotes)
Josh Billings' Farmer's Allminax for the Year 1871. Also in:Old Probability: Perhaps Rain - Perhaps Not (1879)
Everybody's Friend: Or Josh Billing's Encyclopedia and Proverbial Philosophy of Wit and Humor (American Publishing Company, 1874), p. 270
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJosh Billings
Born: April 21, 1818
Died: October 14, 1885 (aged 67)
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.