""Say, you hear the one about the guy at the soup kitchen who says, 'Waiter, there's a fly in my soup,' and the waiter leans forward and says, 'Keep it quiet, we don't have enough flies to go around.'?"
"They don't have waiters in soup kitchens," I said.
"Shaddup," Shine explained, grinning at me. He took his hat off and twisted it into a shape that looked like what a butterfly would look like if a butterfly looked like a hat.
Too Soon Dead, by Michael Kurland (copyright 1997, 2015; quote is from pages 74-75 of the Titan Books trade paperback edition, November 2015).