The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 15, Issue 2 (May 1, 1940.)
Brave Little Man
Brave Little Man.
Two men, one considerably smaller than the other, were crossing the street to enter a public house, when a youth on a bicycle flashed past them, operating a “buzzer” on the front wheel which emitted a particularly sharp raucous wail.
The smaller of the men gave a nervous jump, and his friend said, “Goodness, what a state you're in—fancy jumping like that for a bike?”
“Bike?” retorted the little man. “I wasn't afraid of no bicycle. I thought I heard my missus calling me!”