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Punch, or the London Charivari

Vol. 150, January 5, 1916

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,322 / 47 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 486
Added to site: 2007.09.15 18223
Genres: Humor, Periodical

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,



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