Q, pseud. [[Douglas W Jerrold]] *
Politics, Government, Invention, Measurement, Psychology
Following James R G Graham's savage remarks about the 'general run of heads of the Commons', this reports that Graham has 'ordered a machine to be constructed, to be called, the Caputometer, with which all members of Parliament will be duly measured; and those who are found to have the least head among them will, for the proper working out of Sir Robert's measures, be immediately promoted to the ministry'.
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