Mister Ron's Basement II
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Wed Aug 24, 2011

Mister Ron's Basement No. 1984

Sometimes we discover great, almost totally forgotten humorists here in The Basement. We have found some of the funny stories of Prentice Mulford. Mulford is much more well known today as the founder of the Modern Thought Movement, but from the 1860s until 1891, he made his living writing wildly popular humorous stories.

From 1884, we offer an odd tale about a horse - - and not about a horse - - called ‘The Study of Useless Knowledge.’



Time: approx four minutes

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