The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 13, Issue 10 (January 2, 1939)
Spilling the Ink
Spilling the Ink.
A Glasgow merchant, famous in his way, came into his office one morning and found a young clerk writing a letter in rather a flourishing hand. “My man,” he observed, “dinna mak’ the tails o’ yer g's and y's quite sae long. I want the ink tae last the quarter oot.”
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