- BOOK: What Grandpa Laughed At (1948) "The Year 1905" "Homer Croy's roundup of the best in American Humor from the World's Fair 0f 1893 to the First World War." By Homer Croy. Duell, Sloan and Pearce. New York. Page 109. [CHAPIN]
from What Grandpa Laughed At
The Year 1905
This book details a large number of humorists, jokes and trends in humor throughout the 1890s and the early part of the Twentieth Century. Butler receives a small mention:
This year gave us the immortal story by Ellis Parker Butler entitled "Pigs Is Pigs." It appeared in the September number of the American Magazine. Little did anyone dream, then, that it was to live to become a Walt Disney colored feature movie. When the editor got the story back from the printers, he was surprised to find what a conscientious proofreader had written on the margin. For "Is" he had put a question mark and the word "Are?"
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