# How does Scrooge treat his clerk? How does he respond to his clerk's request for a Christmas day off?

Answer as short as possible but desciptive enough, formally though.

You'll want all day tomorrow, I suppose?'' said Scrooge.
If quite convenient, Sir.''
It's not convenient,'' said Scrooge, and it's not fair. If I was to stop half-a-crown for it, you'd think yourself ill-used, I 'll be bound?''