Punch,  55 (1868), 160.

The New Colwell-Hatchney Advertiser

Max Muddler


Letter, Spoof; Advertisement, Spoof


Comparative Philology, Language, Mental Illness, Hospitals,

    Identifying himself as 'the Professor of Arts and Sciences in the Colwell-Hatchney Academy' (Punch's parody of Colney Hatch Lunatic Asylum) the author (whose name parodies that of Friedrich Max Müller) presents a way of constructing limericks from advertisements.

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