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Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, October 21, 1914 is a collection of satirical cartoons and humorous articles that provide a fascinating glimpse into the social and political issues of the early 20th century. The publication showcases the wit and talent of various contributors who use wit and humor to comment on the events of the time.

The cartoons are cleverly drawn and the writing is sharp and witty, making for an enjoyable and entertaining read. It is clear that the contributors have a keen eye for detail and a talent for poking fun at the absurdities of society.

One of the highlights of this volume is the variety of topics covered, ranging from politics to social issues to everyday life. The publication is a time capsule of the era, capturing the attitudes and concerns of the people of the time.

Overall, Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, October 21, 1914 is a delightful read that offers a unique perspective on the world of the early 20th century. Fans of satire and humor will thoroughly enjoy this collection.

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PUNCH,

OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.

VOL. 147.

OCTOBER 21, 1914.

Illustration:

The following incident has been forwarded by the Special Constable himself, but the Authorities will not permit the publication of his actual portrait:

Small Boy ( suddenly noticing Special Constable ). "LOOK AHT! COPPER!"

Girl. "WHERE?"

Boy. "THERE AGIN FENCE."

Girl . "GARN, SILLY FRIGHTENIN' ME!"

CHARIVARIA.

"The King," says The Manchester Courier , "has returned all his German Orders." So much for the taunt that Britain's object in taking part in the War was to pick up German orders.

We hear that, in addition to lowering the lights at night, the authorities intend, in order to confuse the enemy, to alter the names of some of our thoroughfares, and a start is to be made with Park Lane, which is to be changed to Petticoat Lane.

The KAISER is reported to have received a nice letter from his old friend ABDUL ("the D d"), pointing out that it is the fate of some kind and gentle souls to be misunderstood.

Matches, it is stated, are required at the front to put an end, we believe, to Tommy Atkins' reckless habit of lighting his cigarette by applying it to the burning fuse of a bomb... Continue reading book >>


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