Punch,  33 (1857), 39.




News-Commentary, Drollery


Public Health, Sanitation, Pollution, Disease, Language, Taxonomy

    Responding to Charles J B Aldis's article in The Times, complaining about sewer stench in Lupus Street, Pimlico, notes that 'Lupus is not only Latin for wolf, but is also a nosological term for an affection of the olfactory organ'.

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