He gave the writer of the note sixpence and a barrel pen for his trouble.
A barrel may sound hollow, but not a bird--this wiseacre acquaints us.
And at extreme ranges, the forward one-third of the barrel is the point of aim.
The barrel of beer is in the corner but it is sacred as the honour of the regiment!
One could see the negro now; he sat on a barrel at the end of the ...