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In the business college, the instructor addressed the new class
concerning the merits of shorthand. In his remarks, he included this
"It is a matter of record that it took the poet Gray seven years to
write his famous poem, 'Elegy in a Country Churchyard.' Had he been
proficient in stenography, he could have done it in seven minutes. We
have had students who have written it in that length of time."
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The young lady interested in botany inquired of the gentleman who had
been traveling in the South.
"What sort of a plant is the Virginia creeper?"
"That is not a plant," was the answer, given wearily; "it's a railroad."