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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, October 13, 1920" is a fascinating collection of satirical writing and illustrations that provide a glimpse into the social and political issues of the early 20th century. The pieces cover a wide range of topics, from the latest fashion trends to the political climate of the time.

One of the standout features of this volume is the wit and humor present in the writing. The authors have a keen eye for satire and use it effectively to comment on various aspects of society. The illustrations complement the writing perfectly, adding an extra layer of comic relief to the already entertaining content.

While some of the references may be specific to the time period in which the volume was published, many of the themes and jokes are still relevant today. Readers with an interest in history, politics, and humor will find much to enjoy in this collection.

Overall, "Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, October 13, 1920" is a delightful read that offers a unique perspective on the world of the early 20th century. It is both entertaining and thought-provoking, making it a valuable addition to any reader's library.

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VOL. 159.

OCTOBER 13, 1920.


Mr. RIAZANOV, the successor to KAMENEFF, is now residing in Grosvenor Street. Several readers have written to ask us how his name is pronounced. Wrongly, we believe, in nine cases out of ten.

We have been given to understand that that versatile pair, the TWO BOBS, are contemplating a tour of the music halls in the mining district, where they are sure to be given a rousing reception.

According to The Evening News two miners recently played a quoit match for a hundred pounds. In all probability they are now agitating for the two shillings' increase to enable them to have a little side bet.

"We cannot choose how we will be born," says a medical writer. No; some are born poor and others are born into a miner's family.

"Where stands England to day?" we are asked. While travelling in the Tube we have often thought that most of it was standing on our feet.

"With the outgoing of September we face once more the month of October, with its falling leaves and autumn gales," states a writer in a daily paper. This, we understand, is according to precedent.

A Glamorgan collier, summoned for income tax, stated that he earned eleven pounds a week and wanted every penny of it... Continue reading book >>

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