Stunn's Mutton Thursday single work   short story   humour  
Issue Details: First known date: 1937 1937
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Things always go wrong for Joe Stunn on Thursdays. A carpet snake once frightened him in a chookhouse just as he was taking a rooster and he was shot in the buttocks with a shotgun. He works for a week for a neighbour and a pet sheep gets him into trouble, so he decides to steal it for meat. He succeeds but a young friend, thinking he is dead, calls in the police and he is caught with the meat. However, the farmer is delighted to be rid of the bad-tempered ram and pays Stunn for his efforts. The day is Thursday.

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  • Appears in:
    y The Queenslander 1 December 1937 Z1741809 1937 newspaper issue 1937 pg. 5,36
Last amended 15 Nov 2010
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