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There Was A Young Lady Named Bright: Professor Arthur Buller

There was a young lady named Bright, Whose speed was far faster than light; She set out one day In a relative way And returned home the previous night. Professor Arthur Buller 1874-1944 Punch, 19 December 1923 The illustration is … Continue reading

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There Was A Young Lady Of Deane

There was a young lady of Deane, Whose ear for a tune was not keen, She said: ‘Isn’t it odd That I cannot tell God Save the Weasel from Pop Goes The Queen?’ Anon the illustration is copyright: Pavel K  … Continue reading

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The Faith Healer of Deal

There was a faith healer of Deal Who said ‘though I know pain’s not real, If I sit on a pin, And it punctures my skin, I dislike what I fancy I feel. The illustration is a hindu sadhu, ‘a … Continue reading

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