The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 10, Issue 1 (April 1, 1935)
Came the Taxi
Came the Taxi.
“Would you mind walking the other w'y and not passing the 'orse?” said a London cabman with exaggerated politeness to the fat lady who had just paid the minimum fare.
“Why?” she inquired.
‘Because, if 'e sees wot 'e's been carryin’ for a shillin' 'e'll 'ave a fit.”