A form of wordplay antedating the start of the twentieth century, but still alive and well, is that of hidden or buried words. The following sentence, taken from page 31 of the June 1972 issue of the British magazine Games & Puzzles, illustrates the technique:
Borgmann, Dmitri A.
Word Ways: Vol. 21
, Article 10.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol21/iss1/10