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Issue 14

Ring-a-Ring o' Roses, World Outside, William Chester Minor, Elvis Presley, Sincere, Berwick-upon-Tweed all get Emily Bronto's applause

In this issue Bikwil features Ring-a-Ring o' Roses, World Outside, William Chetser Minor, Elvis Presley, Sincere, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Contents of Issue 14 (July 1999)
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Applying the Gag  Tony Rogers
Editorial announcing a new occasional feature The Feral Joke Collector
Rhyme or Reason Tony Rogers
Does the nursery rhyme Ring-a-Ring o' Roses really commemorate an outbreak of bubonic plague? 
The World Outside Bet Briggs
A Nature poem for children that adults will like
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop
"He was found to be mad and sentenced to imprisonment in Broadmoor Asylum for the Criminally Insane."
Review of Simon Winchester's The Surgeon of Crowthorne (aka The Professor and the Madman)
Quintessential Quirky Quotes
Comic and Classic, from Everywhere and Everywhen
The Feral Joke Collector
Three gags that you just might not have heard, forwarded by landoc, Katisha and Trawler Travis
Web Line Tony Rogers
Interesting Origins R.K. Sadler
A note on the derivation of the word "sincere"
From the Back Verandah Fizzgig
"England's northernmost town is Berwick-upon-Tweed, on the north-east coast of Northumberland, just south of the Scottish border."
The chequered history of England's northernmost town, Berwick-upon-Tweed

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