A.B.C. "With a Difference"
Taxonomy, Animal Development, Human Development, Evolution
Presents Mr Punch's criticism of 'the fashionable A.B.C. Dispatch Box' and notes Mr Punch's suggestion that the invention could be improved by dividing the box into types of humans rather than alphabetically. Mr Punch's classification system includes such categories as 'Asses', 'Bores', 'Gladstone', 'Nobodies', 'Ungrateful brutes', and 'Zoophytes (mankind generally)'.
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