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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 150, February 2, 1916   By:

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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 150, February 2, 1916" is a fascinating glimpse into the past, offering readers a snapshot of British society during World War I. The satirical cartoons and witty commentary provide insight into the political and social issues of the time, while also showcasing the humor and creativity of the writers and illustrators.

The diversity of topics covered in this publication is impressive, ranging from the war effort and propaganda to everyday life and cultural trends. The blend of humor and criticism is executed masterfully, allowing readers to both laugh and reflect on the issues of the day.

One of the most striking aspects of this volume is how relevant many of the themes still are today. The observations on politics, media, and human nature feel surprisingly modern, proving that some things never really change. Overall, "Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 150, February 2, 1916" is a captivating read that offers a unique perspective on a pivotal moment in history.

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VOL. 150

February 2, 1916.


According to the Correspondent of The Daily Mail who described the festivities at Nish, the King of BULGARIA "has a curious duck like waddle." This is believed to be the result of his effort to do the Goose Step while avoiding the Turkey Trot.

Owing to the extraction of benzol and toluol from gas for the purpose of making high explosives it is stated that consumers may have to put up with some decrease in illuminating power. It is expected, in view of the good object involved, that the announcement will be received in a spirit of toluoleration.

We cannot agree with the actor who complains that his manager forbids him to wear his armlet on the stage. The sympathies of the audience might be entirely deranged by the discovery that the elderly villain was an attested patriot while the young and beautiful hero was either ineligible or a slacker.

Describing the depressed condition of the laundry trade a witness at the Clerkenwell County Court said, "We are eight million double collars short every week." It is shrewdly conjectured that they are in the neighbourhood of the Front.

Nothing in the course of his Balkan pilgrimage is reported to have pleased the KAISER so much as a steamer trip on the Danube... Continue reading book >>

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