Punch,  48 (1865), 215.

Opopanax Explained



Poetry, Drollery


Medical Treatment, Pharmaceuticals, Language, Gender

    Ponders the strange 'Name of a drug'—'Opoponax'—and suggests that it is 'but a maiden's hint', namely: 'Oh, pop, and ax Mamma'.

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