Punch,  24 (1853), 33.

Talk of the Weather



News-Commentary, Drollery


Meteorology, Publishing, Periodicals

    Reports on a 'learned discussion' on the 'causes of rain' and discusses a suggestion that it is caused by the union of volumes of air, a theory which is associated with the 'puffing' actions of the press and the 'dampness of the atmosphere' caused by their 'airy nothings'.

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