4th July

If the 4th of July is independence Day, why isn’t 17th February Shawshank redemption day? It was a much better film.

4th of July

The only time of the year Americans say the day and month in the correct order.

Is marriage a failure, do you think?

On the contrary, I have known marriage to prevent a failure.

A friend of mine married an heiress, and she saved him from insolvency.

(Found in a newspaper from July, 4th 1890).