Punch, 29 (1855), 11.
Too Literal by Half
Charles S Keene
C K, pseud. [Charles S Keene] *
Shows a waiter standing near a 'Matter-of-fact old gentleman' sitting in a '"cheap" chop-house'. The gentleman's answer to the waiter's question 'Whataveyeradsir?' consists of a list of all the gruesome ingredients with which his meal was adulterated.
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