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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, March 12, 1919   By:

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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, March 12, 1919 is a delightful collection of satirical cartoons, humorous articles, and witty commentary that provides a fascinating insight into the social and political issues of the early 20th century. The magazine's sharp wit and incisive humor make for an entertaining read, while also shedding light on the attitudes and beliefs of the time. The illustrations are clever and engaging, adding an extra layer of humor to the satirical content. Overall, Punch, Volume 156 is a witty and entertaining glimpse into the past that will appeal to history buffs and fans of satire.

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VOL. 156.

MARCH 12, 1919.


The spread of influenza is said to be greatly assisted by "germ carriers." We can't think why germs should be carried. Let 'em walk.

According to The Sunday Express a young American named Frisco states that he invented the Jazz. There was also a murder confession in the Press last week.

"Whitehall," says a Society organ, "has succumbed to the Jazz, the Fox trot and the Bunny hug." It still shows a decided preference, however, for the Barnacle cling.

A man charged at the Guildhall with being drunk said he was suffering from an attack of influenza and had taken some whisky. Yes, but where from?

We understand that the heading, "Whisky for Influenza," which appeared in a daily paper the other day, misled a great number of sufferers, who at once wrote to say that they were prepared to make the exchange.

It is good to know that a perfectly noiseless motor car has been produced. Even that nasty grating sound experienced by pedestrians when being run over by a car is said to have been eliminated.

Shrove Tuesday passed almost unheeded. Even the pancake thrown to the boys at Westminster School in the presence of the KING and QUEEN appeared to fall flat... Continue reading book >>

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