Punch,  34 (1858), 29.

Comic Commercial Intelligence



News-Commentary, Drollery


Chemistry, Language, Gender, Government, Education

    Derides the use of 'pots' as an abbreviation for 'Potash' in 'commercial intelligence', a usage that confounds the 'female aristocracy', 'Members of Parliament', and 'unscientific people in general'.

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