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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 152, January 31, 1917 offers a fascinating glimpse into the world of British satire at the height of World War I. The collection of cartoons, articles, and humorous pieces provides a witty and satirical commentary on the political and social issues of the time.

The wit and cleverness of the writers and illustrators shine through in this volume, offering a mix of sharp political commentary and lighthearted humor. The magazine covers a wide range of topics, from the war effort to fashion trends, making it a comprehensive reflection of the era.

While some of the jokes may be dated by today's standards, the overall humor and satire remain relevant and engaging. The illustrations are particularly striking, capturing the essence of the time and adding an extra layer of depth to the written content.

Overall, Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 152, January 31, 1917 is a captivating read for anyone interested in history, politics, and satire. It offers a unique insight into the zeitgeist of the early 20th century and reminds readers of the enduring power of humor in times of turmoil.

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VOL. 152

JANUARY 31, 1917


The birth rate in Berlin, it appears, is considerably lower this year than last. We can quite understand this reluctance to being born a German just now.

The official German films of the Battle of the Somme prove beyond doubt that if it had not been for the Allies the Germans would have won this battle.

The German military authorities have declined to introduce bathless days. Ablution, it appears, is one of the personal habits that the Teuton does not pursue to a vicious excess.

Some congestion of traffic is being experienced by the Midland Railway owing to the publicity given by the FOOD CONTROLLER to the Company's one and ninepenny luncheon basket. Many people are finding it more economical to purchase a return ticket to the Midlands and lunch in the train than to go, as formerly, to one of the regular tea shops.

An egg four and a half inches long and eight inches round has been laid by a hen at Southover, Lewes. It is understood that a proposal by the FOOD CONTROLLER that this standard should be adopted as the compulsory minimum for the duration of the War is meeting with some opposition from Mr. PROTHERO.

"We must all be prepared to make sacrifices," says the Berliner Tageblatt ... Continue reading book >>

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