Trainee ac­coun­tant #1, look­ing at payslip: Look, I pay more tax each month!
Trainee ac­coun­tant #2: Where does it say that?
Trainee ac­coun­tant #1: Here, look.
Trainee ac­coun­tant #2: That is the cu­mu­la­tive to­tal.
Trainee ac­coun­tant #1: What does “cu­mu­la­tive” mean?

Lon­don
Eng­land