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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, June 11, 1919 is a collection of satirical sketches, cartoons, and humorous articles that provide a snapshot of British society during the early 20th century. The sharp wit and clever humor displayed throughout the volume make it an entertaining read for those interested in the social and political issues of the time.

The contributors to Punch offer a wide range of commentary on topics such as politics, the arts, and everyday life, often poking fun at the absurdities and contradictions of the world around them. The illustrations are particularly engaging, capturing the essence of the era with their exaggerated characters and detailed settings.

While some of the references may be lost on modern readers, the overall tone of the publication remains relevant and engaging. Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, June 11, 1919 is a delightful and amusing look back at a bygone era, filled with wit, charm, and a healthy dose of irreverence.

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VOL. 156.

June 11, 1919.


"Every British working man has as much right as any Member of Parliament to be paid £400 a year," states a well known Labour paper. We have never questioned this for a moment.

"Women," says a technical journal, "are a source of grave danger to motorists in crowded city streets." It is feared in some quarters that they will have to be abolished.

"Are you getting stout?" asks a Sunday contemporary. Only very occasionally, we regret to say.

The heat was so oppressive in London the other day that a taxi driver at Euston Station was seen to go up to a pedestrian and ask him if he could do with a ride. He was eventually pinned down by some colleagues and handed over to the care of his relatives.

"I do not care a straw about Turkey," writes Mr. LOVAT Fraser in The Daily Mail . It is this dare devil spirit which has made us the nation we are.

Superstition in regard to marriage is dying out, says a West End registrar. Nevertheless the superstition that a man who gets married between January 1st and December 31st is asking for trouble is still widely held.

Mr. VAN INGEN, a New York business man, has just started to cross the Atlantic for the one hundred and sixtieth time... Continue reading book >>

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