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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, October 27, 1920" is a collection of satirical cartoons and humorous articles that provide a fascinating glimpse into the social and political climate of early 20th century England. The illustrations are witty and beautifully drawn, capturing the absurdities of the era with precision and cleverness.

The articles cover a wide range of topics, from current events to everyday life, offering a mix of entertainment and thought-provoking commentary. The writing is sharp and engaging, making for an enjoyable read that is both informative and amusing.

Overall, "Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, October 27, 1920" is a captivating window into the past, filled with humor, wit, and insight. It is a delightful anthology that will appeal to anyone interested in history, humor, or just a good laugh.

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VOL. 159

October 27, 1920.


Some idea of the evils consequent on a coal strike can be obtained when we hear there was talk of a football match in the North having to be cancelled.

Mr. Lloyd George is certainly most unlucky. As a result of the coal strike the New World has again been postponed.

We are assured that everything has been done to safeguard our food supply. We ourselves have heard of one grocer who has sufficient fresh eggs to last him for many months.

"Large numbers of South Wales miners left by train yesterday for the seaside," says Lloyd's News . Unfortunately they did not travel by the Datum Line.

The Opera House at Covent Garden is to be used as a cinema theatre. Meanwhile the House of Commons remains firm.

The Daily Mail Prize Hat has now been chosen, though it is not yet definitely decided whether the wearing of it will be made compulsory. If it is, we understand that Mr. Winston Churchill will apply for exemption.

Thieves have broken into the railway station at Blaenau Festiniog and stolen a quantity of chocolate. Apparently with the idea of confusing the police, they left the name of the station behind them.

Twenty one persons have been injured as the result of the explosion of a bomb in a first class carriage on the Brazil Central Railway... Continue reading book >>

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