‘Vague Tommy (writing letter). “Wot day is it?” Chorus. “The fourteenth.” Tommy. “Wot month?” Chorus. “October.” Tommy. “Wot Year?”’ This cartoon, by James Henry Dowd, first appeared in Punch in 1917; it and the cartoon on page 32 are collected in The Best of Punch Cartoons, edited by Helen Walasek and published recently by Overlook Press.