The Spike: or, Victoria University College Review, September, 1922
Overheard at the Conversazione
Overheard at the Conversazione.
Visitor from Konini: "What's this sonny?"
Sonny: "This is a model of Mangahao, illustrating, etc."
Visitor: "Good Lord! My Mangahao, how mangled."
First working man to pal: "What's this 'ere, Bill?"
Bill, reading from the programme: "Wireless hexhibit."
First working man: "These 'ere 'Varsity coves Is smart, aint they! I c'n see the bloomin' wires with me own heyes."
First girl to second girl, coming out of spectroscopy room:
"Well! I can't understand what he said, can you Vera?"
Second girl to first girl: "Oh no! But didn't Edward Henry look sweet with all those lovely lights shining on him. And he spoke his piece so nicely, too!"