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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, March 29, 1916   By:

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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, March 29, 1916" is a collection of satirical and humorous cartoons and articles from the iconic British magazine. The publication covers a wide range of topics, from politics and current events to social issues and pop culture. The illustrations are clever and engaging, bringing to life the wit and wry commentary that Punch is known for.

One of the highlights of this volume is the timeless quality of the humor. Even though these cartoons were published over a century ago, many of the jokes and observations still feel relevant and resonate with modern readers. The satirical edge of the magazine is sharp and incisive, offering a unique perspective on the world of 1916.

Overall, "Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, March 29, 1916" is a delightful read for anyone with a taste for clever wit and biting satire. It's a fascinating glimpse into a bygone era, yet the themes and humor are timeless, making it a captivating and enjoyable collection for readers of all generations.

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PUNCH,

OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.

VOL. 150.

March 29, 1916

[Illustration: Fond Mother. "Anything in the paper, dear?" Wage earner (not unkindly). "No, Ma nothing you could understand."]

CHARIVARIA.

"His seventy one years sit lightly on Mr. GIBSON BOWLES," says the Special Correspondent of The Evening News . No doubt Mr. BOWLES has some good reason for permitting this familiarity, for he is not a man to be lightly sat upon.

"In particular," says a report on the resources of German East Africa, "the President of the Silk Association has just directed attention to the wild silk of the anaphe worm." The animal the great two horned silkworm discovered by Sir HARRY JOHNSTON, before whose furious charges, according to the report of natives, even the elephant will give way.

A telegram from Rome states that it is generally believed that Admiral TIRPITZ resigned because he could not take the German Fleet out. Others again maintain that it was because he could no longer take the German people in.

It was recently stated in a Parliamentary Report that verminous uniforms had been purchased by the Government for the sum of £2,650 and immediately resold for £400. The difference is accounted for by the fact that they were sold as going concerns... Continue reading book >>


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