Stockings and Pie

Cunning.

Jimmie — But your stockin’s have holes in them.

Johnnie — Sh! I’m goin’ ter put a basket beneath ’em.

— New York Journal.

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Old English Saying.

As many mince pies as you taste at Christmas so many happy months will you have.

The Newark Advocate (Newark, Ohio) Dec 21, 1901

Appleton Post Crescent (Appleton, Wisconsin) Dec 13, 1921

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