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The Gumleaf War

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 5
Page count: 18
Categories: Humor

Author

Paul
Jennings

Appeared in

Uncollected: Every Story from Unreal, Unbelievable and Quirky Tails.

Story Summary

In Australia, where people play the gumleaf like a musical instrument, two old codgers discovered that if one of them played the gumleaf within earshot of the other he could make and illness or injury jump to the other person.