Old Words with New Meaning

Band of Hope Review, . (1906) Old Words with New Meaning. [Image]

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This image, from the Band of Hope Review in 1906, uses paradox to both entertain and to convey its dramatic message.

Old words with new meanings
Teetotalism means safety
Moderation means danger
Wine means delusion
Strong drink means ruin
Spirits means poison
Gin palace means mantrap
To be forewarned is to be forearmed

W.N. Edwards

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