If Unhealthy, be healthy: If Healthy by Healthier
An energetic man starts the day in his dressing gown by diving off the mantelpiece of his living room, using his wife's head as a springboard and landing perfectly at the breakfast table where a cup of tea is waiting. Illustration by William Heath Robinson. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the Estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evan"
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Violet Gordon Charlesworth: the slope down which she fell
The slope down which, according to the chaffeur's first statement, Miss Violet Gordon Charlesworth(b.1884) was alleged to have fallen and coming through the windscreen of her car at Penmaenbach, near Llandudno. Having faked her own death in this way to escape her creditors, she was later discovered alive and well, and sentenced to hard labour. Date: 1909
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Proposal on a leap year
A woman proposing to her boyfriend on Valentine's Day during a leap year - the only occasion by tradition that this is allowed !! The Gentleman to whom the question is being popped seems a little bit unsure of what response to offer... The parrot offers the advise "Hurry up! Don't keep the girl waiting"
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