Tue, 29 June 2010
Tue, June 29 2010
Mister Ron's Basement #1715
Gelett Burgess claimed to have invented the word 'Blurb' back in 1907, and we are reading that very first Blurb from the back cover of the book that featured it.
Then we will concentrate on stories from his 1901 collection 'The Burgess Nonsense Book.' Today's is a short piece with a long title -- 'McGurry and the Yellow Sunday Editor - Or, How a Pirate Found a Fair Competitor.'
Time: approx five minutes
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