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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, May 3, 1916   By:

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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, May 3, 1916 is a delightful collection of satirical cartoons, witty commentary, and humorous articles that provide a fascinating glimpse into the social and political climate of early 20th century London.

The illustrations are top-notch, capturing the absurdities and hypocrisies of the time with sharp observations and clever wordplay. The writing is equally engaging, with clever puns and biting satire that will have readers chuckling out loud.

What stands out most about this collection is its timelessness. Despite being over a century old, many of the issues and topics covered in Punch are still relevant today, making it a thoroughly enjoyable read for modern audiences.

Overall, Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, May 3, 1916 is a charming and entertaining book that offers a unique window into the past while providing plenty of laughs along the way. Highly recommended for fans of history, humor, and social commentary.

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VOL. 150

MAY 3, 1916


SIR ROGER CASEMENT, it appears, landed in Ireland from a collapsible boat. And by a strange coincidence his arrival synchronised with the outbreak of a collapsible rebellion.

Hard soap can now be obtained in Germany only by those who purchase bread tickets. The soft variety cannot be obtained at all, the whole supply, it seems, having been commandeered by the Imperial Government for export to the United States.

£175 worth of radium was lost last week in Dundee. The ease with which bar radium can be melted down and remoulded in the form of cheap jewellery affords, according to the local police, a clear indication that this was the work of thieves.

A conscientious objector has stated that he had even given up fishing on humanitarian grounds. We fear that his fish stories may have caused some fatal attacks of apoplexy among his audiences.

According to Sir THOMAS BARLOW "the importation of bananas has had a far reaching effect on the digestion of our children." Only last Monday week the importation of six bananas had just that kind of effect on the digestion of our own dear little Percy.

Portugal has decided to expel German sympathisers of whatever nationality... Continue reading book >>

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