More boners from Alexander Abingdon's collections of gaffes from classrooms and examination papers. The Boners Omnibus was publised by The Sun Dial Press, New York, 1931.
-A virgin forest is a forest in which the hand of man has never set foot.
-A yokel is a way people talk to each other in the Alps.
-Indian squabs carry porpoises on their backs.
-Most houses in France are made of plaster of Paris.
-New Zealand is a democratic country. They passed a law there preventing women from sweating in
the factories. (Very progressive, Keewee.)
-The three principle religions of China are Buddhism, Brahmanism, and idle worship.
-Q. What was the Age of Pericles? A. I'm not sure, but I think it was about 40.
-Rome was overthrown by invasions of the Huns, Visigoths and Osteopaths.
-The Magna Carta was all for liberty. No man could be imprisoned for debt as long as he had the
money to pay.
-The U.S. Government built jails and penitentiaries for the wild life in America.