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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 153, September 12, 1917   By:

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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 153, September 12, 1917 is a collection of witty and satirical illustrations and articles that provide a fascinating glimpse into the political and social landscape of early 20th century England. The cartoons are sharp and insightful, poking fun at various aspects of society in a clever and often hilarious manner. The writing is also impressive, filled with clever wordplay and commentary that is sure to entertain and provoke thought. Overall, this volume of Punch is a delightful and informative read for anyone interested in history, politics, or British humor."

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VOL. 153, SEPT. 12, 1917


VOL. 153.



The Cologne Gazette is of the opinion that the American troops, when they arrive in France, will be hampered by their ignorance of the various languages. But we understand that the Americans can shoot in any language.

A weekly periodical is giving away a bicycle every other week. Meanwhile The Daily Telegraph continues to give away a Kaiser every day.

"I decline to have anything to do with the War," said a Conscientious Objector to a North of England magistrate, "and I resent this interference with my liberty." Indeed he is said to be so much annoyed that he intends sending the War Office a jolly snappy letter about it.

CHARLIE CHAPLIN says a gossip writer is coming to England in the Autumn. This disposes of the suggestion that arrangements were being made for England to be taken over to him.

Incidentally we notice that CHARLIE CHAPLIN has become a naturalised American, with, we presume, permission to use the rank of Honorary Britisher.

Before a Northern Tribunal an applicant stated that he was engaged in the completion of an invention which would enable dumb people to speak or signal with perfection... Continue reading book >>

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