A C-152 and a C-5 were mixing it up in a local landing pattern. The little Cessna was on short final with the Galaxy screaming up from behind.
Tower, concerned about clearances, directed the C-5 to go around. The C-5 called back, “Do you know how much it costs to run this plane for 10 minutes? 25,000 dollars!”
Tower, not missing a beat returned, “Roger, C-5, make a $25,000 turn to the right…”