Where Did Punch Cigar Get Its Name?

punchandjudyYou wouldn’t think a cartoon character would be the inspiration of cigar line, but that is exactly where Punch got its name around 1840. 

The name Punch was taken from an English humor magazine (and a very popular puppet show)

The character “Punch” smoked and stogie and repeatedly hit everyone with his club. You may vaguely recall the names “Punch and Judy” as they were seldem apart. 

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