BLOTTO had the bar to himself, excepting for the buxom blonde barmaid, reported Smith’s Weekly on September 9 1933. The barmaid passed Blotto a drink.
“It’sh eashy to shee you two are twinsh,” said Blotto.
“Shame hair, shame eyesh, shame everyshing. Then three men walked, in, all more or less sprung.
“Jush in time, boysh. Washer-avin?” enquired Blotto.
“Mine’s a whisky,” said the first and second.
“Ditto. All wishkies?” said the third.
“Goodo ! Sixh wishkies. An’ you an’ your shister’ll join ush, won’t you?” asked Blotto.
“Sure. Thanks. That’ll be eight whiskies,” replied the barmaid, serving four drinks.
“Six shillings, please.”
Blotto put down three single shillings, counting, “two-four-six.”
“But that’s only three shillings,” exclaimed the barmaid as she picked up the cash.
“Oh, yeash!” replied Blotto.
“But what abou’ the three (hic) your shister picked up.”
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