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An English storekeeper went to the war and left his clerk behind to look after things. When he was wounded
and taken to the hospital, what was his surprise to find his clerk in the cot next to him.

"Well, I thought I left you to take care of the store," said the storekeeper.

"You did," answered the clerk, "But you didn't tell me I had to look after your women folks as well as the
store. I stood it as long as I could and then I said to myself: 'Look here, if you've got to fight, you might as
well go and fight someone that you can hit.'"

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