Punch,  60 (1871), 183.

Ancestral Osteology



News-Commentary, Drollery


Transport, Engineering, Darwinism, Evolution, Descent

    Responds to the concern of a correspondent in The Times that a road had been built from 'churchyard mould, bones and fragments of coffins' rather than from macadam. Notes that Charles R Darwin might suggest that 'as far as the bones are concerned, that species of M'Adam should be called M'Ape'.

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