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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, June 17, 1914 is a delightful collection of satirical illustrations and humorous writings from the early 20th century. The magazine captures the essence of British humor and provides a fascinating peek into society and politics of the time. The witty commentary on current events, paired with clever caricatures, makes for an enjoyable read that will entertain readers of all ages. Whether you are a history buff or simply appreciate a good laugh, this volume is sure to delight."

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VOL. 146

JUNE 17, 1914


"The Pocket Asquith" is announced, and we are asked to say that the pocket in question is not Mr. REDMOND'S.

The discovery of gold particles in a duck's gizzard has, we are told, caused a rush of mining prospectors to Liberty Township, Ohio. It is expected that the duck will shortly be floated as a limited liability company.

The Valuation Department has discovered at Llangammarch Wells, Brecknockshire, 50 acres of land for which no owner can be found. Anyone, therefore, who has lost any land is recommended to communicate at once with the Department.

The ASTRONOMER ROYAL, in reading his annual report at the Royal Observatory last week, said that the mean temperature of the year 1913 was 50.5 degrees. Seeing that this temperature was one degree above the average for the 70 years ended 1910, we consider that the epithet was undeserved.

We hesitate to suggest that The Times is catering for cannibals, but it is certainly curious that a recent issue should have contained the following headlines:


By the way, the little essay on "Foods of Antiquity" omitted to mention that these may still be picked up by curio hunters at certain railway buffets... Continue reading book >>

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