Diplomatists never do know anything official, do they, Duffer dear?
My dear sir, perhaps you don't know that my nickname since the age of five has been 'Duffer?'
But Duffer dear, honestly and truly it isn't for myself I'm afraid.
What do you think of me, Duffer—and after all the proofs we've just had of the dangerous creature I am?
Lend a hand, Duffer, and we'll give him ...