'"Hear you've lost your glasses, guv'nor."
"That is so."
"Nuisance, what?"
"Ought to have a spare pair."
"I have broken the spare pair."
"Tough luck! And lost the other?"
"And as you say, lost the other."
"Have you looked for the bally things?"
"I have."
"Must be somewhere, I mean."
"Quite possibly."
"Where," asked Freddie, warming to his work, "did you see them last?"
"Go away!" said Lord Emsworth, on whom his child's conversation had begun to have an oppressive effect.
"Go away!"
"Go away?"
"Yes, go away!"
"Right ho!"'
--Leave it to Psmith, by P. G. Wodehouse
"The p, I should add for your guidance, is silent, as in phthisis, psychic, and ptarmigan."--Psmith


Katya said…
Oh hurray.
Nothing like a bit of Wodehouse to spruce up your day.