Obliging — Very

Obliging — Very. Source: Fun Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida. Click on image to enlarge it.

Irascible Party (alighting): — “Yes, Sir, the Bus is in a most disgusting state, Sir!”

Satirical Cad [i.e. Conductor]: — “Vell, I wasn’t to no the Hemperor was a-coming. The next time your ’ighness is a goin’ to treat yourself to two pennorth, just drop me a line, and I’ll ’ave noo bus put on!”

[two pennorth: “two pennies worth,” i.e, spending very little.]

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Last modified 21 February 2016