‘Putting a ‘point’ on it’

Putting a “point” on it

Francis A. Fraser

Elderly Sage:— “Ah, Bill, it grieve my ’art for to see yew comin’ out ‘The Chequers’ just now.”

Bill:— “Never moind, Old ’Un! I be willin’s to goo back if yew’ll stan’ oi another point.”

Fun 3 (24 May 1882): 210

Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida.

Note the old fellow’s traditional countryman’s smock.

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