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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, January 26, 1916   By:

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In "Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, January 26, 1916," Various offers readers a satirical and humorous look at the events of the time. The magazine provides a clever commentary on politics, society, and culture, using wit and irony to make its points. The illustrations and cartoons add to the overall charm of the publication and enhance the reader's understanding of the content.

Various writers contribute to the magazine, offering a variety of perspectives and styles that keep the reader engaged. The articles are well-written and thought-provoking, and the magazine as a whole offers an interesting glimpse into the attitudes and beliefs of the time.

Overall, "Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, January 26, 1916" is a delightful read for anyone interested in history, humor, or social commentary. Its clever wit and sharp insights make it a valuable resource for understanding the culture of the early 20th century.

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VOL. 150.

January 26, 1916.


Some idea of the financial straits in which English people find themselves may be gathered from the statement that the first forced strawberries of the season fetched no more than ten shillings a pound. The Germans proudly point out that their forced loans fetched more than that.

A kindly M.P. has suggested that our German naval prisoners should be employed in making the projected the ship canal between the Firths of Forth and Clyde. At present they suffer terribly from a form of nostalgia known as canal sickness.

Owing to the scarcity of hay in the Budapest Zoo the herbivorous animals are being fed on chestnuts, and several local humorous papers have been obliged to suspend publication.

As the two Polar bears refused to flourish on a war diet they were condemned to death, and a Hungarian sportsman paid twelve pounds for the privilege of shooting them. No arrangements have yet been concluded for finishing off the Russian variety.

Old saw, adapted by an American journalist: Call no one happy until he is HEARST.

We all know that marriage is a lottery. But the New Zealand paper which headed an announcement of President WILSON'S engagement, "Wild Speculation," was, we trust, taking an unduly gloomy view... Continue reading book >>

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