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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 5, Issue 9 (April 1, 1931)

A Gentleman

A Gentleman.

“Yes, my dear,” said the old lady, “there's one thing I'm thankful for, and that is that my daughter married a gentleman.”

“And ‘ow do you know 'e was a gentleman?” said her friend.

“Because I put 'im to the test,” replied the old lady. “The first time my daughter brought 'im 'ome, I gave ‘im a cup of 'ot tea, and when ‘e poured it out into 'is saucer, 'e didn't blow on it like any ordinary fellow, 'e fanned it with 'is 'at.”

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