Punch,  33 (1857), 64.

Solvent of Gold



Reportage, Spoof


Education, Chemistry, Government

    Reports that a 'Wag of the Board of Examiners at the Apothecaries' Hall' gave the answer to the examination question 'What Government measure was like muriatic [hydrochloric] acid', as 'the Divorce Bill [...] because it will dissolve the wedding ring'.

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