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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, December 8, 1920   By:

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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, December 8, 1920 is a witty and satirical collection of cartoons, articles, and jokes from the early 20th century. The humor is sharp and clever, poking fun at various social and political issues of the time. The illustrations are detailed and humorous, adding another layer of entertainment to the publication. Overall, this volume provides a glimpse into the culture and attitudes of the era and is a delightful read for anyone interested in the history of humor and satire.

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VOL. 156.

December 8, 1920


LORD RIDDELL, in giving his impression of President WILSON, says that his trousers and boots were not in keeping with the smartness of his appearance above the table. This is where the trained habits of journalistic observation come in.

In answer to many inquiries we are unable to obtain confirmation of a rumour that Mr. CHARLIE CHAPLIN'S contemplated retirement is connected with an invitation from Mr. HORATIO BOTTOMLEY to enter the arena of British politics.

According to an evening paper the lady who has just become Duchess of Westminster has "one son, a boy." On the other hand the DUKE himself has two daughters, both girls.

Over two million Chinese pigtails have been imported into the United States, where they will be used for straining soup, declares a Washington correspondent. The wartime curtailment of the moustache, it appears, has done away with the old custom of straining the soup after it comes to table.

A police magistrate of Louisville, Kentucky, has been called upon to decide whether a man may marry his divorced wife's mother. In our view the real question is whether, with a view to securing the sanctity of the marriage tie, it should not be made compulsory... Continue reading book >>

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