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Wed Oct 13, 2010

Mister Ron’s Basement # 1789

Edgar Wilson Nye, better known as Bill Nye, was perhaps one of the most beloved humorists in America. This week, we are reading from his 1887 collection, ‘Cordwood.’

Today’s tale concerns a young boy who faces a choice between coming up with a dollar or getting a ‘licking.’ It’s called ‘Favored A Higher Fine.’

Time: approx five minutes

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