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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, June 23, 1920   By:

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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, June 23, 1920" is a fascinating and humorous collection of satirical cartoons and articles from the early 20th century. The publication captures the social and political issues of the time with wit and insight, offering a unique perspective on the events of the era. The artwork is beautifully crafted and the writing is sharp and clever, making for an entertaining read. Overall, this volume offers a window into the past that is both informative and entertaining, making it a valuable resource for historians and casual readers alike.

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VOLUME 158, Jan Jul 1920

June 23, 1920.


Kieff has been retaken by the Bolshevists. It looks as if the Poles will have to win the place three times in succession before it becomes their own property.

Annoyed by a small boy who was sucking sweets and laughing a parson recently stopped in the middle of his sermon and refused to go on with it. We are informed that the boy in question has since received several tempting offers from other parishes.

A motorist, summoned the other week, admitted to having knocked three people down one day and two people the next. If only this progress can be steadily maintained!

Traffic in Finsbury Park was considerably delayed the other day by a crowd which collected in the main street in order to watch two bricklayers who had deliberately removed their coats.

A weekly paper states that the winding up of the Ministry of Munitions will not be completed until next year. After all it is just as well not to rush things.

"Only the small boy knows the joys of ice cream," says an evening paper. Inside information, we presume.

A New York writer thinks that a man with a large family of girls is fortunate. On the contrary, in these days, just as he gets the last one married off, the first gets a divorce and comes back home... Continue reading book >>

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