American Humor: The Fighting Carmichaels

The last laugh column shares MOTHER EARTH NEWS reader submitted regional American humor with other MOTHER readers. This issue the folks at the Plumtree Crossin' General Store take cover as the fighting Carmichaels start their public bickering.

| May/June 1978

Last Laugh shares MOTHER EARTH NEWS reader submitted American humor with other readers. The fighting Carmichaels start their public bickering at the Plumtree Crossin' General Store.

An old-timer is one who remembers when a family was considered shiftless if they lived from payday to payday. Now they're considered good managers.

"I think everybody ought to take some interest in politics . . . if only in self-defense." — Former Senator Sam J. Ervin

"Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow." — Mark Twain

"My heart is as pure as the driven slush." — Tallulah Bankhead;

"Lordamercy," Cleedy McCannon muttered under his breath. "It's the Carmichaels again."

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