The "Shaggy Dog" Story by Eric Partridge
Its Origin, Development and Nature (With a Few Seemly Examples)

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Published January 1, 1955 by Philosophical Library. 107 pages
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A brisk semanticist focusses on the ""catch"" or shaggy dog story and his monograph on its origins (even the Greeks had a word for it) and development lead into examples that range from dog, to fish, to insects, birds and even humans, and make the most of the storyteller's art.

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