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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, June 4, 1919.   By:

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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, June 4, 1919 is a fascinating collection of satirical and humorous articles, cartoons, and illustrations that provide a glimpse into the social and political climate of early 20th century London. The magazine's witty and clever commentary on current events, popular culture, and societal norms is both entertaining and thought-provoking. The diverse range of topics covered, from politics to fashion to etiquette, ensures that there is something for everyone in this publication.

One standout feature of Punch is its clever use of satire to highlight the absurdities and contradictions of the time. The magazine's writers and artists have a keen eye for irony and exaggeration, using these tools to hold a mirror up to society and poke fun at its follies. The result is a collection of articles and cartoons that are as insightful as they are amusing.

Overall, Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, June 4, 1919 is a delightful and engaging read that offers a unique perspective on the world of the early 20th century. Whether you are a history buff, a fan of satire, or simply looking for an entertaining read, this magazine is sure to entertain and enlighten. Highly recommended for anyone interested in British history, humor, or satire.

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VOL. 156.

June 4, 1919.


"Germany will sign," says an evening contemporary, "because the Allies hold all the trumps." They also hold all the Manchurian beef, and are prepared, should the occasion arise, to export it mercilessly.

A Carmarthen man has been fined 12s. 6d. for shooting an owl in mistake for a pigeon. Defendant pleaded that in omitting to sound its hooter the owl was guilty of contributory negligence.

M. LANDRU, the Parisian Bluebeard (alleged), is said to be very morose and ill. It is felt that something or other must be worrying him.

Latest information points to the fact that Jazz has spread to the Hebrides, where two suspected cases are under observation.

"Jumpers are to be very fashionable at the seaside this year," says a fashion paper; and yet lodging house keepers will keep on assuring us that their bed linen is scrupulously clean.

There are still twenty three wars in progress, declares a Sunday contemporary. The belief is rapidly gaining ground that several of them are being allowed to continue merely to spite Colonel WEDGWOOD.

Cricket, we are constantly told, must be brightened. Why not allow spectators to assault the umpires, just as if they were football referees?

So many people have expressed their intention to swim the Channel this year that there is talk of abandoning the tunnel scheme as likely to prove unprofitable... Continue reading book >>

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