Punch,  48 (1865), 23.

A Derivation



Reportage, Spoof


Chemistry, Language, Gender

    Reports that Mr Punch informed 'a charming young lady philosopher' that aniline was 'derived from anile', the meaning being 'that when people grow anile, they ought to dye'.

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