Nothing like being well prepared
Edward G. Dalziel
Fun (28 April 1880): 167
Source: Hathi Digital Library Trust web version of a copy in the Princeton University library.
Scene: Pit District Railway Station
Grannie: —“Moind thee beest a good laad, Jaakie, an’ diven’t swear an’ use bad words whoiles thee bees away.”
Jaakie: —“All roight, Grannie; but do ’er just tell oi a few ’o whey they wus callin’ Grandfeyther laast noight, — they wor good, an’ I moight waant ’em.
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