Jokes for all occasions: hinting

A Kansas editor hit on the following gentle device for dunning delinquent subscribers to the paper:

“There i$ a little matter that $ome of our $ub$criber$ have $eemingly forgotten entirely. $ome of them have made u$ many promi$e$, but have not kept them. To u$ it i$ a very important matter—it’$ nece$$ary in our bu$me$$. We are very mode$t and don’t like to $peak about $uch remi$$ne$$.”