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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, June 23, 1920

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,309 / 47 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.3
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 303
Added to site: 2010.04.22
mnybks.net#: 27448
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Periodical, Humor
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quotation, to get it right. There seems to be an Analogy here between Lady M---- S---- and that PHARAOH "who knew not JOSEPH."

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NEW MODES FOR MARS.

The anti-scarlet fever raging throughout the country is causing the Government the deepest concern, and many schemes for modifying the present khaki uniform of our troops, instead of reverting to the old red and blue for ceremonial wear, have, it is well known, been under consideration by the tailoring experts of Whitehall. Bright and brainy as are most of the projects, we are authorised to state that the following memorandum at present holds the field, being considered to provide the greatest measure of economy and utility, nattiness and hygiene.

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The flat-topped service cap (to begin with the private's head) is to undergo considerable alterations, the crown becoming dome-shaped, the peak disappearing and a brim being added eight inches wide and curving deeply downwards. This detail will be carried out for summ

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