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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, 1920-07-28   By:

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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, 1920-07-28" is a collection of humorous and satirical cartoons and articles that provide a fascinating glimpse into the social and political issues of 1920s London. The artwork is skillfully drawn and the writing is clever and witty, making it an entertaining read. The editors have done a fantastic job of selecting a diverse range of content that appeals to a wide audience. Overall, this volume is a delightful and engaging look at the world of London in the early 20th century.

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VOL. 159.

July 28th, 1920.


"The public will not stand for increased railway fares," says a contemporary. They have had too much standing at the old prices.

A Mile End man writes to The Daily Express to say that one of his ducks laid four eggs in one day. It seems about the most sensible thing the bird could have done with them.

As a result of the recent Tube extension, passengers can now travel from the Bank to Ealing in thirty five minutes. It is further claimed that the route passes under some of the most beautiful scenery in England.

Mersey shipyard workers have made a demand on their employers for five pounds ten shillings a week when not working and seven pounds a week when working. This proposal to discriminate between the men who work and those who don't is condemned in more advanced trade union circles as savouring dangerously of capitalism.

"One evening at Covent Garden," says M. ABEL HERMANT in Le Temps , "will teach more correct behaviour than six months' lessons from a certified professor of etiquette." Opinion among the smart set is divided as to whether he means Covent Garden Theatre or Covent Garden Market.

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