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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 4, Issue 11 (June 1, 1930)

A Simple Sum

A Simple Sum.

There is a porter at a station near Aberdeen who estimates that on the average he handles the luggage of thirty-six passengers a day.

“And,” he remarked, “if each of those passengers would increase his tip by one penny, my average daily takings would amount to three shillings!”

Magistrate: “And you were having words with your wife?”

Defendant: “Not with'er, Your Honour, from 'er.

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