Punch,  39 (1860), 27.

Paradoxes and Puzzles



News-Commentary, Drollery


Mechanics, Language

    Puzzled by an advertisement for 'Comfort and the Hydrostatic Paradox', and suggests that if a coffee-pot is to be styled the 'Hydrostatic Paradox', then a 'roasting-jack' may be 'denominated the Differential Calculus'.

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