Punch,  12 (1847), 113.

The Clerical Churn



Reportage, Spoof


Invention, Religious Authority, Nutrition

    Reports on William Whewell's invention of a 'Clerical Churn', a machine for making lumps of 'Cambridge butter', each one bearing a 'mitre' stamp. Expects great demand for the machine as clergymen prefer bread 'when buttered with a mitre'.

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