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The Bell single work   prose   humour  
Date: 1966 Place: Cairns, Cairns area, Ingham - Cairns area, Queensland,
Issue Details: First known date: 1996... 1996 The Bell
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A hostile landlady of a country pub resents her customers ringing the bell for service, and the locals like to exploit this for entertainment. A hapless customer, however, wonders why he received a blow to the head from the landlady when he stood innocently at the bar.


  • There is an inconsistency in the dates: Edwards cites the story as being recorded in 1966, although the speaker states he 'heard this yarn in 1969'.

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