Punch, or the London Charivari

Vol. 150, January 5, 1916

Author: Various Authors
Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,322 / 47 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 449
Added to site: 2007.09.15
mnybks.net#: 18223
Genres: Humor, Periodical
Advertisement
Excerpt

rsation in the trenches:--

Private Dougal McTavish (late of the Alberta Police): "Mon, in ma section 'tis aften fafty degrees below zero. But, bless ye, 'tis dry cold, ye'll never feel it."

L.C. Owen Tyrrell (late of Carpentaria Telegraphs): "Down-under it is usually 125 in the shade. But thin it is dry heat, you are niver sinsible of ut."

Corpl. James Brown (late Tram Conductor, Vancouver): "In B.C. we stake upon 312 to 314 rainy days in the year. But it is dry rain, it don't wet you."

***

In an article on the employment of women as dentists, the writer says: "A new charm has been added to the delights of dentistry." Optimist!

***

He also says that one lady "extracted 38 teeth from nine patients, and showed little signs of fatigue from it, either." But what about the nine?

***

We observe that Mr. PEARCE, the Commonwealth Minister of Defence, fell while in his garden and broke two of his ribs,

Cover image for

Download


show mobile phone QR code

Donate a small amount via Paypal below or read about some other ways that you can support ManyBooks.