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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, 1920-02-11   By:

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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, 1920-02-11" is a collection of humorous and satirical cartoons and writings that provide a snapshot of the social and political climate of early 20th century Britain. The illustrations are cleverly drawn and the accompanying text is witty and sharp, offering a mix of lighthearted entertainment and biting commentary on current events.

The content covers a range of topics, from fashion and leisure to politics and war, providing a fascinating glimpse into the concerns and interests of the time. The clever wordplay and visual puns make this volume a delight to peruse, with something to entertain and provoke thought on every page.

Overall, "Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, 1920-02-11" is a charming and engaging read that offers a unique perspective on a bygone era. It is a valuable resource for historians and enthusiasts of British humor and satire, and a testament to the enduring appeal of satire as a form of social commentary.

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PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.

VOL. 158.

February 11th, 1920.

CHARIVARIA.

"If a burglar broke into my house," says Lady BEECHAM, "I should use the telephone to summon help." Lady BEECHAM seems to have a sanguine temperament.

Asked how she would act in case a burglar broke into her house, Miss IRIS HOEY said she would stand before him and recite SHAKSPEARE. If anybody else had said this we should have suspected a cruel nature.

A libel action arising, out of the representation by a German artist of the ex CROWN PRINCE as a baboon is to be heard shortly. It is not yet known who is to prosecute on behalf of the local Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Nine thousand officials have been appointed to control the food supplies in Petrograd. English Government officials regard this arrangement as the work of an amateur.

It is said that the exchange crisis is regarded by Mr. C.B. COCHRAN as a deliberate attempt to divert attention from the DEMPSEY contest.

The rumour that CARPENTIER and DEMPSEY, in order to avoid further fuss and publicity, have decided to fight it out privately, appears to have no foundation.

Wrexham Education Committee is reconsidering its decision against teaching Welsh in the elementary schools... Continue reading book >>


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