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By Ben Elton

Little Theatre Comedy Ben Elton Characters: three male, three lady inside Set the 1st play written by way of the preferred writer of Popcorn, Gasping is a brilliantly humorous satire on large enterprise, the media and product exploitation. Lockheart Industries is making critical cash, yet Sir Chiffley Lockheart wishes the thrill that discovering how to generate income the place none has existed ahead of provides him. Philip, a pushy workaholic govt, indicates promoting fashion designer air. Perrier for the nostrils turns into the promoting phenomenon of the last decade and hundreds of thousands are speedy made. humans begin hoarding for a wet day and oxygen offers run low. The 3rd international is plundered, making a better divide among the haves and feature nots. the realm starts off gasping and in simple terms the largest suckers live on. "A poisonously humorous morality play.... A amazing debut." London Sunday occasions. "A sharp witted satire.... tremendous funny." Independe

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Set aside, with or without lid. Wait three weeks.  . Until there is opportunity to send the wife and kids visiting on a quilting bee. Pass the word to Bud and Zeke and Hi. Move keg from barn to open pasture. Twist spigot and a clear, slightly reddish liquid appears. Sip slowly.  . Yippppeeee. Next morning, be not foolish and seek to corral the thundering wild horses outside the door. They are not yours. Page 53 Be not disappointed that sweet spring water will not wash away the swine bucket taste now residing in your mouth.

You must obey the law. You must tell your wives which one you want to keep for a wife. ' "Quanah said, 'No. '" Page 16 <><><><><><><><><><><><> Page 17 Politicians have always been a source ofand the target fora lot of Texas humor. During a 19th-century session of the Texas legislature, a Capital City newspaper reporter wrote that a Senator Blah and a Senator Blow engaged in a battle of wits on the Senate floor. C. (who later resigned amidst a bombardment of ethics charges), was introduced at the National Press Club by a political crony.

Next morning the whole town waited at the barber shop to see if John the shoe shine man showed up for work, at the doctor's office, or at the funeral parlor. He appeared at the usual time at the barber shop. " "Just right," John said with a satisfied smile. " the barber wanted to know. "Wellsir," John said, "if it had been any better, you wouldn't have given in to me. " <><><><><><><><><><><><> Speaking of Seymour, it was part of the first humor I remember as a child. Back then it was considered just a tad risqué.

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