Rather a Tall Party
Puzzled by an advertisement in the Chemist and Druggist from a young chemist claiming that he is '25 feet 10 inches' tall. Speculates on the possible implications of these physical characteristics, suggesting that he could deliver medicines to attic windows and that he should try obtaining work in 'Wapping, as he would certainly make a wapping chemist'.
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