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Pigs Is Pigs

3.88 of 5 stars 3.88  ·  rating details  ·  66 ratings  ·  9 reviews
This American classic is a humorous turn-of-the-century story about a train agent and the definition of a guinea pig. This hilarious tale of bureaucracy run amok at the Interurban Express Company, and exponential growth of the Guinea pig population shows what can happen when ignorance and bureaucrats get together and decide its fate when anyone with just plain common sense...more
Hardcover, 37 pages
Published April 1906 by McClure, Phillips & Co. (first published 1906)
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Brenna Bonner
Sep 01, 2008 Brenna Bonner rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Brenna by: Darla
HILARIOUS! Short, clever novelette. A classic about bureaucracy, miscommunication and common sense. Thanks so much Darla for the rare copy!
Jen
Kind of Barthelme-ish, which I like.
Andrew Ives
Anyone that has ever despaired when confronted by the red tape and bureaucracy in a large corporation will find this enjoyable and amusing.
Lauren Stoolfire
Hilarious short focusing around miscommunication and the bureaucracy! When I listened to the USF Lit2Go recording, I was definitely imagining the cast of Monty Python filling the roles! :D
Lekiesha
Apr 24, 2014 Lekiesha rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: All pigs
Shelves: quick-reads
Pig.
This is your typical pig.funny,just right when you are feeling sad.so if you are in need of a giggle,read this Pig is Pig
Josiah
Hilarious. If you want to understand why the US Post Office is bankrupt, read this book.
Daniel
Another of my all time favorites to read aloud to a class. Great use use of dialect!
Afra amine
A simple and short story but very funny.
Gypsy
a wonderful chuckle
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