Date: March 8, 2015
Bill, sir? she said, halting. Well, it's seven mornings a pint at two pence is seven twos is a shilling and twopence over and these three mornings a quart at fourpence is three quarts is a shilling and one and two is two and two, sir.
Despite being characterized by the men that receive her as lowly, pedestrian, or unrefined, she is able to deftly perform complex computations. A statement, perhaps, on the capabilities of subject peoples underestimated by the more refined oppressors?