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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, April 22, 1914   By:

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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, April 22, 1914" is a fascinating glimpse into the world of satire and comedy during the early 20th century. Filled with witty cartoons, humorous anecdotes, and clever commentary on the politics and culture of the time, this collection offers a unique perspective on life in London in 1914. The illustrations are particularly entertaining, showcasing the talent of the various artists working for Punch at the time. While some of the jokes may be a bit dated for modern readers, the overall tone of the publication remains timeless and enjoyable. Overall, "Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, April 22, 1914" is a delightful read for anyone interested in history, humor, or British culture.

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VOL. 146

APRIL 22, 1914.


Says The Times : "It used to be a tradition of British Liberal statesmanship to support, without prospect of immediate advantage, the cause of nationality and freedom abroad.... It would at least be showing some interest to send a minister to Durazzo." Here, perhaps, is a post for poor Mr. MASTERMAN.

The Kerry News states that it prefers pigs to Englishmen. This seems a queer almost an ungracious way of expressing its desire for a Home Rule Government.

Oil has been discovered in Somaliland, and it is rumoured that the Government is at last about to realise that its obligations to our friendlies demand a forward move against the MULLAH.

Futurism is apparently spreading to the animal world. The following advertisement appeared in a recent issue of Lloyd's :

"DYER Fancy Color Dyer for Ostrich required."

There is a dispute, we see, as to who invented Revues. But, even if the responsibility be fixed, the guilty party, we have no doubt, will go scot free.

The inhabitants of Bugsworth in Derbyshire, are, The Mail tells us, dissatisfied with the name of their village. A former parish councillor has suggested that it shall be changed to Buxworth, on the ground that it was once a great hunting centre, and took its name from the buck, which used to be found in great numbers there... Continue reading book >>

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