She’s penny wise – From the Abbott and Costello radio show, “Driving Lessons with Marilyn” – Lou talks about his would-be romance with the beautiful Marilyn Maxwell
Lou Costello: There’s only one problem with our romance; She’s penny wise.
Bud Abbott: Marilyn’s penny wise?
Lou Costello: Yeah, I ain’t got a penny and she’s wise to it!
(Editor’s note: this episode also includes their classic Hertz U-Drive routine)