“Taboo! Senior Mem­ber of the Air Board (as Win­ston is ush­ered in): ‘S-Sh! Here he comes!! Now do remem­ber what­ev­er you say, don’t men­tion ‘rats,’ ‘hor­nets’ or ‘wind­bags’!” [It has been rumoured in the Press that Mr. Win­ston Churchill is to be appoint­ed Chair­man of the Air Board.]
(E.T. Reed in “The Pass­ing Show,” 23 June 1917, Polit­i­cal Car­toon Gallery)

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