Lou Costello tries to figure out how to save enough money to buy a house – Proving that everything old is new again, Lou Costello is trying to figure out how to save up enough money for a down payment on a house – from the Abbott and Costello radio program, “Lou Builds a House”
Bud Abbott: How do you plan to save enough money to buy a house?
Lou Costello: That’s what we did, Abbott. We spent all night, writing down figures on a table cloth, and by the end of the night we’d figured out how to save enough money to buy it.
Bud Abbott: A house?
Lou Costello: No, the tablecloth!