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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, February 12, 1919" is a delightful collection of satirical cartoons and humorous articles that provide a unique snapshot of British society in the early 20th century. The illustrations are clever and witty, poking fun at politicians, social norms, and everyday life with a sharp wit and keen observation.

The variety of content in this volume keeps the reader engaged, from political commentary to lighthearted jokes and clever wordplay. The writing is sharp and clever, showcasing the talents of the contributors who were able to capture the essence of the time in a humorous and entertaining way.

Overall, "Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, February 12, 1919" is a charming and entertaining read that provides a fascinating glimpse into the humor and culture of the era. It is a must-read for anyone interested in British history, satire, or simply looking for a good laugh.

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VOL. 156.

FEBRUARY 12, 1919.


"Officers," says a recent A.C.I., "may use their public chargers for general purposes." Army circles regard this as a body blow at the taxi sharks.

"I had a thrill the other night," writes a correspondent of The Daily Mail. "I encountered a badger on Hampstead Heath." We hesitate to think what he would have encountered if he had had two or three thrills.

The United States Immigration Bill now before Congress provides that "an alien resident may be joined by his grandfather if over fifty five years of age." A proposal to extend the privilege to great grandfathers who have turned their sixtieth year appears to have met with no success.

"It is highly probable," says the chief medical officer of the Local Government Board, "that masks and goggles will be necessary to ensure freedom from infection from influenza." People who refuse to adopt this simple preventative should be compelled by law to breathe exclusively through their ears.

The sensational report that the new Director General of Housing has already found a house turns out to be unfounded. It is no secret, however, that the Department is on the track of several.

"There is a Members' cloak room," says a contemporary in "Hints to M... Continue reading book >>

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