Mancunians had a good after dinner laugh at their Yorkshire neighbours during this week's Manchester Provision Exchange dinner. A local surgeon had his audience in stitches with the Yorkshireman who has dinner and says to his wife: "I'm going to 'pub at eight. Get yer coat on." "Ooh, are you taking me, then?" "No, but I'm turning down the heating before I go." {{COUNTERPOINT }}