Punch,  15 (1848), 245.

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News-Commentary, Drollery


Medical Practitioners, Class

    Baffled by some expressions in an advertisement in The Times for partners in a medical practice, such as 'Aged Practice', 'Applicant fond of field sports would tell', and 'Connexion the cream'. Concludes that the advertiser is illiterate and a snob.

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