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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, March 8, 1916   By:

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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, March 8, 1916 provides an interesting glimpse into the political and social issues of the time. Through a series of satirical cartoons and humorous articles, the publication offers a witty commentary on the events of the day.

The illustrations are cleverly done and lampoon various figures, including politicians, celebrities, and everyday people. The accompanying articles are equally sharp and provide a sharp critique of contemporary society.

While some of the humor may be lost on modern-day readers due to the specific historical context, Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, March 8, 1916 still manages to entertain and enlighten. It serves as a valuable artifact of its time, offering a window into the concerns and attitudes of early 20th-century British society.

Overall, Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, March 8, 1916 is an engaging read for those interested in history, satire, and social commentary. It is a testament to the enduring power of humor as a tool for critiquing the world around us.

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VOL. 150

MARCH 8, 1916


Germany is declared to have built a submarine that can go to the United States and back. Future insults therefore will be delivered by hand.

Municipal fishshops are to be established in Germany. They will be closely associated, it is understood, with the Overseas News Agency, and will make a speciality of supplying a fish diet to sailors who are unfortunately prevented by circumstances from visiting the high seas.

In his lecture before the Royal Institute last week Dr. E. G. RUSSELL told his audience that there are 80,000,000 micro organisms in a tablespoonful of rich cucumber soil. If we substitute German casualties for micro organisms and deduct the average monthly wastage as shown by the private lists from the admitted official total of available effectives but we are treading on Mr. BELLOC'S preserves.

The Government has announced itself as "satisfied with the measures taken to prevent Canadian nickel from reaching the Germans." Except, of course, in oblong pellets of insignificant size.

Answering a question of Sir ARTHUR MARKHAM in the House of Commons last week, Mr. TENNANT said, "If there was a large force of troops in Egypt, as to which it is undesirable that I should make any statement, it is quite conceivable that the presence of a hundred and seventeen Generals might be necessary... Continue reading book >>

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