American Humor: The Annual Saturday Cove Summer Picnic

The last laugh column shares MOTHER EARTH NEWS Plumtree boys and reader submitted regional American humor with other MOTHER readers. The boys at the Plumtree Crossin' general store share stories about the annual Saturday Cove summer picnic.


| July/August 1978



The Plumtree boys share stories from Cap'n Pere Sane and the annual Saturday Cove summer picnic.

The Plumtree boys share stories from Cap'n Pere Sane and the annual Saturday Cove summer picnic.


Illustration by the MOTHER EARTH NEWS staff

The Last Laugh shares MOTHER EARTH NEWS reader submitted American humor with other readers.

It's not so much that all the fools aren't dead. The discouraging thing is that lots of them aren't even born yet.


"We can lick gravity . . . but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming."

Wernher van Braun

"I remember the old Vermont farmer who was asked if he believed in infant baptism. 'Believe in it, hell,' he replied. 'I've seen it with any own eyes.'"

U. S. Attorney General Griffin Bell





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