[Dixielandjazz] Emma Chissit

lswain@penrose.com lswain@penrose.com
Thu, 29 Aug 2002 18:59:49 -0400

I have been entertained by this tale.

Odds are it is of Australian origin.

Go to www.google.com and use the search term (include the quotation 
marks) "Emma Chissit".

You'll see that it seems to be of Australian origin, and may be an 
urban legend there.

Larry Swain

> Actually, I had heard it that he was in Australia at the time,
> but wasn't sure, so I put what I thought was more logical.
> Don't think it is an urban legend.  Think I heard it on NPR,
> when the author was telling the joke on himself.
> It's a really funny story when one hears it instead of reads it.
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