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Will Cressy’s Humorous History of New Hampshire (1925)

Will Cressy was a New Hampshire born humorist and vaudeville performer who wrote a series of booklets entitled, “Will Cressy’s Humorous History of ——–.”  An entire blog post dedicated to him can be found elsewhere.  For now, only the history … Continue reading

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New Hampshire: Twenty-Five Words for Snow

The way a crow
Shook down on me
The dust of snow
From a hemlock tree

Has given my heart… Continue reading

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Up A New Hampshire Christmas Tree, by B. Elwin Sherman

Yes, it’s possible to celebrate Christmas somewhere other than New Hampshire.  I’ve done it, even once harking my heralding angels … Continue reading

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New Hampshire 1879 Fall Farm Notes. (A little fun, &c.)

I am sometimes asked about New Hampshire humor, and comment whether it differs at all from humor expressed by people living elsewhere. … Continue reading

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Funny Genealogy: My Fam Can-Can

Just a bit of genealogy humor. Please be sure to read the rest of this important article.

It has been suggested that genealogists are lacking the humor gene. Lets prove them wrong. Continue reading

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