Josh Billings


Born
in Lanesborough, Massachusetts, The United States
April 20, 1818

Died
October 14, 1885

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Josh Billings was the pen name of humorist born 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 fared so well with later generations.

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Josh Billings, Hiz Sayings

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Woman

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To Correspondents

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