Archie: Hey Finnegan, loan me fifty cents.
Finnegan: I can't, Arch, not until I get me allowance.
Archie: You get an allowance?
Finnegan. Yeah, I get fifty cents a week to take a bath.
Archie: You have to get paid to take a bath?
Finnegan: Yeah. Me Mother pays me Dad a dollar to take one, and he splits it with me to take it for him.
(from Duffy's Tavern radio show)