Punch (20 August 1859): 82..
Landlady. “The price of these Rooms, Mum, is three pun 10 a week, not one penny less. But stop, Mum, do I understand you to dine at home?.”
Lady. “Yes, certainly; I shall dine at home, with the Children, every day.”
Landlady. “Oh, in that case, Mum, I can let you have the Rooms for two pun fifteen a week, and charge you nuffin for kitchen firing, Mum.”
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