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Mark Twain’s new book

Mark Twain has a new book coming out, Who is Mark Twain?, a collection of 24 previously unpublished stories and essays. In "Happy Memories of the Dental Chair," a piece in the new book, Twain describes his dentist: "He was gray and venerable, and humane of aspect; but he had the calm, possessed, surgical look of a man who could endure pain in another person." I’m going to hand one to my dentist the next time he goes into the "increased pressure phase" of his work when I’m in the chair.

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That article says Twain did not invent humor, but only seemed to. I may take issue with that.

Thank you.

The simple answer to that question is: Samuel Langhorne Clemens, but that is only true four thirds of 3/4 of two halves of the time, and then only when the statement: "it is either raining or it is not raining" is true.

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