By P. G. Wodehouse
A Gentleman of rest is a comic book novel devoted to Douglas Fairbanks—who starred within the movie version—and matters a tender guy, his love existence, and a housebreaking.
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The dog knows when to stop scratching. Page 43 A violinist and a violist are standing on a soccer pitch. There is a crisp $100 bill in the middle of the field. Who gets there first? The violist. That violinist isn't going anywhere for only $100. What is the definition of a cluster chord? The 2nd violins all playing on a 'C'. What is the diffence between the first and last desks in the 2nd violin section? About half a measure. What is the difference between a violin and a fiddle? A fiddle is fun to listen to.
Page 20 What is the quickest and easist way to manufacture diamonds? Have a flute player sit on a bag of coal. How do you know when a flutist is at your door? The doorbell speeds up. What do you call a flutist without a significant other? Homeless. How many flute players does it take to change a lightbulb? One, but he will spend $3,000 on a handcrafted, sterling-silver bulb. Where do we wish bad flute players would play? In a galaxy far, far away. How are flutists like linoleum? Lay them well the first time and you can walk on them forever.
The piano player can do it with his left hand. Why is a double bass better than a cello? A double bass holds more beer. Harp Why is the harpist the busiest musician in the orchestra? She spends half the time tuning her harp and the other half playing it out of tune! Page 51 What happened to the guy who fell through a harp? He is in the hospital. Rooms 25 to 40. What is the definition of a quarter tone? A harpist tuning her unison strings. How long does a harp stay in tune? About 30 minutes, or until someone opens a door.
A Gentleman of Leisure by P. G. Wodehouse