I mean, they're not gonna kill ya
So if you give 'em a quick short, sharp, shock, they won't do it again
Dig it? I mean he get off lightly
Cause I would've given him a thrashing
I only hit him once!
It was only a difference of opinion
But really, I mean good manners don't cost nothing do they, eh?

from Pink Floyd – Us and Them Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

These words are spoken by “Roger the Hat,” who was a frequently high manager for a band who were friends with Floyd. In this case, Waters was asking the other Roger about an event three days prior, where he beat up a fellow driver for calling him “a long-haired git”

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