T.Aldous has told Seth to unpack the latest load of new tables, check that they're OK, pack them back up and ship them out to their prospective libraries.
Seth has told T.Aldous that he will take them out to the libraries, unpack them and, if they're not OK, pack them back up again and bring them back.
"Oh well, if you can't be mithered,"
snaps T.Aldous as he stalks off. Seth's spent the past ten minutes giving him the V's.