18th June 2017

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain, Guy Cardwell, John Seelye

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

 

Mark Twain

 

Happy Father's Day! In America, the holiday was first widely promoted in the 1930s by the manufacturers of tobacco pipes and ties.