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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol.150, April 5, 1916 offers a fascinating glimpse into the humor and satire of the early 20th century. The collection of cartoons, jokes, and articles provides a sharp commentary on the political and social issues of the time, offering a unique perspective on the events unfolding during World War I. The wit and clever wordplay showcased in this edition are sure to entertain and enlighten readers, making it a valuable resource for those interested in the history of British humor and journalism. Overall, Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol.150, April 5, 1916 is a delightful and engaging read that showcases the wit and creativity of its contributors.

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VOL. 150.

April 5, 1916


A SEVERE blizzard hit London last week, and Mr. PEMBERTON BILLING has since been heard to admit, however reluctantly, that there are other powers of the air.

After more than five weeks the bubble blown by Sir JAMES DEWAR at the Royal Institution on February 17th has burst. A still larger bubble, blown by some eminent German scientists as long ago as August, 1914, is said to be on the point of dissolution.

At one of the North London Tribunals a maker of meat pies applied for exemption on the ground that he had a conscientious objection to taking life. His application was refused, the tribunal apparently being of the opinion that a man who knew all about meat pies could decimate the German forces without striking a blow.

Colonel ROOSEVELT says he has found a bird that lives in a cave, eats nuts, barks like a dog and has whiskers; and the political wiseacres in Washington are asking who it can be.

An exciting hockey match was played on Saturday between a team of policemen and another composed of special constables. The policemen won by a few feet.

For gallantry at the ovens a German master baker has just been awarded the Iron Cross... Continue reading book >>

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