. .

shliftr ( ) ws ught ( ) rd-hndd ( : ", ") tring t stl wth frm n lusiv jwlr str ( ; lusiv [ɪsˈlu:sɪv]). "Listn ()," sid th shliftr, "I nw u dn't wnt n trubl ithr ( , / / ). Wht d u s I just bu th wth nd w frgt but this? ( )".

h mngr grd nd wrt u th sls sli ( ). h r () ld t th sli ( ) nd sid, "his is littl mr thn I intndd t snd ( , ). n u shw m smthing lss nsiv? ( - )".

shliftr ws ught rd-hndd tring t stl wth frm n lusiv jwlr str. "Listn," sid th shliftr, "I nw u dn't wnt n trubl ithr. Wht d u s I just bu th wth nd w frgt but this?".

h mngr grd nd wrt u th sls sli. h r ld t th sli nd sid, "his is littl mr thn I intndd t snd. n u shw m smthing lss nsiv?".

his is littl mr thn I intndd t snd. n u shw m smthing lss nsiv?

"ut wh ( )," dmndd () th uzzld judg ( ) f th burglr ( ) stnding bfr ( //), "did u br int ( ; t br ) th sm str thr nights running? ( ; t run ; )".

"Wll, Judg, it's li this ( )," ws th rl ( ). "I id ut drss fr m wif ( : , ; t i , , ) nd I hd t hng it twi ( ).".

"ut wh," dmndd th uzzld judg f th burglr stnding bfr, "did u br int th sm str thr nights running?".

"Wll, Judg, it's li this," ws th rl. "I id ut drss fr m wif nd I hd t hng it twi.".

I id ut drss fr m wif nd I hd t hng it twi.

Shrl lms nd his frind Wtsn ( ) wr n ming nd hiing tri ( ; t hi , , ).

h hd gn t bd ( ) nd wr ling thr ( "") ling u t th s ( // ).

lms sid, "Wtsn, l u. Wht d u s? (, . )".

"Wll, I s thusnds f strs ( ).".

"nd wht ds tht mn t u? ( , -, )".

"Wll, I guss it mns w will hv nthr ni d tmrrw ( , , ). Wht ds it mn t u, lms?".

" m, it mns smn hs stln ur tnt ( - /t stl-stl-stln /).".

Shrl lms nd his frind Wtsn wr n ming nd hiing tri.

h hd gn t bd nd wr ling thr ling u t th s. lms sid, "Wtsn, l u. Wht d u s?".

"Wll, I s thusnds f strs.".

"nd wht ds tht mn t u?".

"Wll, I guss it mns w will hv nthr ni d tmrrw. Wht ds it mn t u, lms?".

" m, it mns smn hs stln ur tnt.".

nd wht ds tht mn t u?

n rurl rd ( ) stt trr ( ) ulld this frmr vr ( // ) nd sid: "Sir, d u rliz (, //) ur wif fll ut f th r svrl mils b? ( "" /t fll-fll-flln /)".

whih th frmr rlid ( ), "hn Gd, I thught I hd gn df! ( , , " ", )".

n rurl rd stt trr ulld this frmr vr nd sid: "Sir, d u rliz ur wif fll ut f th r svrl mils b?".

whih th frmr rlid, "hn Gd, I thught I hd gn df!".

hn Gd!

ld frmr Jhnsn ws ding ( ). h fmil ws stnding rund his bd ( ). With lw vi h sid t his wif ( ): "Whn I'm dd I wnt u t mrr frmr Jns ( , , ).".

Wif (): "N, I n't mrr nn ftr u (, ).".

Jhnsn: "ut I wnt u t ( , ).".

Wif: "ut wh? ( )".

Jhnsn: "Jns n htd m in hrs dl! ( ; dl )".

ld frmr Jhnsn ws ding. h fmil ws stnding rund his bd. With lw vi h sd t his wif: "Whn I'm dd I wnt u t mrr frmr Jns.".

Wif: "N, I n't mrr nn ftr u.".

Jhnsn: "ut I wnt u t.".

Wif: "ut wh?".

Jhnsn: "Jns n htd m in hrs dl!".

ut I wnt u t.

Nwl wd wif t hr husbnd ( ):

"ht is wh I n't stnd u ( ) - u r s unrditbl ( ; t rdit ). n nd u lid th tts ( ), usd ( ) u lid th tts, Wdnsd ( ) u lid th tts, hursd ( ) u sid ( ) u lvd th tts rrtin ( = ), Frid ( ) u lid th tts, Sturd ( ) u lid th tts nd nw ( ) ll f suddn () n Sund ( ) u s tht u dn't li tts.".

Nwl wd wif t hr husbnd:

"ht is wh I n't stnd u u r s unrditbl. n nd u lid th tts, usd u lid th tts, Wdnsd u lid th tts, hursd u sid u lvd th tts rrtin, Frid u lid th tts, Sturd u lid th tts nd nw ll f suddn n Sund u s tht u dn't li tts.".

ht is wh I n't stnd u u r s unrditbl.

mn in br ss frind t tbl, drining b himslf ( , ).

rhing (, ) th frind h mmnts (), "Yu l trribl ( ). Wht's th rblm? ( , )".

" mthr did in ugust ( )," h sid, "nd lft m ( ) $25,000.".

"G, tht's tugh (, ; tugh , , ; )," h rlid ().

"hn in Stmbr ( )," th frind ntinud (), " fthr did, lving m $90,000.".

"Ww. w rnts gn in tw mnths (-, ). N wndr u'r drssd (, ).".

"nd lst mnth ( ) m unt () did, nd lft m $15,000.".

"hr ls fmil mmbrs lst in thr mnths? ( ) w sd ( ).".

"hn this mnth ( )," ntinud th frind, "bslutl nthing! ( )".

mn in br ss frind t tbl, drining b himslf.

rhing th frind h mmnts, "Yu l trribl. Wht's th rblm?".

" mthr did in ugust," h sid, "nd lft m $25,000.".

"G, tht's tugh," h rlid.

"hn in Stmbr," th frind ntinud, " fthr did, lving m $90,000.".

"Ww. w rnts gn in tw mnths. N wndr u'r drssd.".

"nd lst mnth m unt did, nd lft m $15,000.".

"hr ls fmil mmbrs lst in thr mnths? w sd.".

"hn this mnth," ntinud th frind, "bslutl nthing!".

Yu l trribl. Wht's th rblm?

G, tht's tugh!

N wndr u'r drssd.

h tint sh his dtr's hnd in grtitud ( /t sh-sh-shn /) nd sid ( ), "Sin w r th bst f frinds ( ), I wuld nt insult u b ffring mnt ( , ). ut I wuld li u t nw tht I hv mntind u in m will ( , , ).".

"ht is vr ind f u ( )," sid th dtr mtinll (, ), nd thn ddd (), "n I s tht rsritin I just gv u? ( , ) I'd li t m littl hng ( )".

h tint sh his dtr's hnd in grtitud nd sid, "Sin w r th bst f frinds, I wuld nt insult u b ffring mnt. ut I wuld li u t nw tht I hv mntind u in m will.".

"ht is vr ind f u," sid th dtr mtinll, nd thn ddd, "n I s tht rsritin I just gv u? I'd li t m littl hng".

ht is vr ind f u.

h mn tld his dtr tht h wsn't bl t d ( , ) ll th things rund th hus tht h usd t d ( , : ). Whn th mintin ws mlt ( ), h sid, "Nw, D, I n t it (, , : ). ll m in lin nglish wht is wrng with m ( = , ; lin , ; ; / /; ).".

"Wll, in lin nglish," th dtr rlid, "u'r just lz ( ).".

"," sid th mn. "Nw giv m th mdil trm s I n tll m wif ( , ).".

h mn tld his dtr tht h wsn't bl t d ll th things rund th hus tht h usd t d. Whn th mintin ws mlt, h sid, "Nw, D, I n t it. ll m in lin nglish wht is wrng with m.".

"Wll, in lin nglish," th dtr rlid, "u'r just lz.".

"," sid th mn. "Nw giv m th mdil trm s I n tll m wif.".

Nw, D, I n t it.

Wht is wrng with him?

Yu'r just lz.

s th dtr mltd n mintin f th tint ( ; mlt [ǝmˈli:t]; tint [ˈɪʃ(ǝ)nt]), h sid ( ), "I n't find us fr ur mlint ( ; mlint [ǝmˈlɪnt]). Frnl ( //), I thin it's du t drining ( , - ; du , , ).".

"In tht s ( )," sid th tint, "I'll m b whn u'r sbr ( , , )".

s th dtr mltd n mintin f th tint, h sid, "I n't find us fr ur mlint. Frnl, I thin it's du t drining.".

"In tht s," sid th tint, "I'll m b whn u'r sbr".

Frnl, I thin it's du t drining.

tint m t his dntist ( ) with rblms with his tth ( ).

tint: Dtr, I hv llw tth ( ), wht d I d? ( ).

Dntist: Wr brwn ti! ( ; t wr [wɛǝ(r)]).

tint m t his dntist with rblms with his tth.

tint: Dtr, I hv llw tth, wht d I d?

Dntist: Wr brwn ti!

Wht d I d?

tint: hir s flling ut ( ). Wht n u giv m ( ) t it in? ( ).

Dtr: shb ( ).

tint: hir s flling ut. Wht n u giv m t it in?

Dtr: shb.

hir s flling ut.

Dtr: Wht sms t b th trubl? ( ).

tint: Dtr, I gtting th fling (, : ) tht nbd n hr wht I s ( , ).

Dtr: Wht sms t b th trubl?

Dtr: Wht sms t b th trubl?

tint: Dtr, I gtting th fling tht nbd n hr wht I s.

Dtr: Wht sms t b th trubl?

Wht sms t b th trubl?

Dtr: Yu'r in gd hlth ( : " "; hlth [hlƟ]). Yu'll liv t b ight ( 80).

tint: ut, dtr, I m 80 right nw ( , 80).

Dtr: S, wht did I tll u (, ).

Dtr: Yu'r in gd hlth. Yu'll liv t b ight.

tint: ut, dtr, I m 80 right nw.

Dtr: S, wht did I tll u.

Yu'r in gd hlth.

S, wht did I tll u.

tint: Dtr, I hv srius mmr rblm ( ; srius [ˈsɪrɪǝs]; mmr [ˈmmǝrɪ]). I n't rmmbr nthing! ( , ).

Dtr: S, sin whn did u hv this rblm? (, ).

tint: Wht rblm? ( ).

tint: Dtr, I hv srius mmr rblm. I n't rmmbr nthing!

Dtr: S, sin whn did u hv this rblm?

tint: Wht rblm?

I n't rmmbr nthing!

mn, ftr bing hurt (, , , : t hurt , , ), lls 911 fr hl ( 911 ).

n: rtr, rtr, ll m n mbuln! ( / : t ll /; mbuln [ˈæmbjulǝns]).

rtr: , sir, u'r n mbuln! ( ).

mn, ftr bing hurt, lls 911 fr hl.

n: rtr, rtr, ll m n mbuln!

rtr: , sir, u'r n mbuln!

ll m n mbuln!

drummr, si f ll th drummr js (, ), dids t hng his instrumnt ( ). ftr sm thught ( ), h dids n th rdin ( ). S h gs t th musi str ( ) nd ss t th wnr ( ), "I'd li t l t th rdins, ls ( , ).".

h wnr gsturs () t shlf in th rnr ( ) nd ss, "ll ur rdins r vr thr ( ).".

ftr brwsing ( ; brws ; t brws , ; , ), th drummr ss, "I thin I'd li th big rd n in th rnr ( , ).".

h str wnr ls t him ( ) nd ss, "Yu'r drummr, rn't u? ( , )".

h drummr, rstflln ( : rst // + t fll ), ss, "w did u nw? ( )".

h str wnr ss, "ht 'big rd rdin' is th rditr ( ; rditr [rædɪˈɪtǝ(r)]).".

drummr, si f ll th drummr js, dids t hng his instrumnt.

ftr sm thught, h dids n th rdin. S h gs t th musi str nd ss t th wnr, "I'd li t l t th rdins, ls.".

h wnr gsturs t shlf in th rnr nd ss, "ll ur rdins r vr thr.".

ftr brwsing, th drummr ss, "I thin I'd li th big rd n in th rnr.".

h str wnr ls t him nd ss, "Yu'r drummr, rn't u?".

h drummr, rstflln, ss, "w did u nw?".

h str wnr ss, "ht 'big rd rdin' is th rditr.".

I'd li t l t th rdins, ls.

w did u nw?

gu wls int th dtr's ffi nd ss ( ), "D, I hvn't hd bwl (, ) mvmnt () in w! (, )" h dtr givs him rsritin ( ) fr mild ltiv ( ; ltiv [ˈlæsǝtɪv]) nd tlls him, "If it dsn't wr, lt m nw ( , ).".

w ltr ( ), th gu is b ( ): "D, still (-) n mvmnt!".

h dtr ss, "mm, guss (// ) u nd ( ) smthing strngr (- )," nd rsribs () wrful ltiv ( ; wr ).

Still ( , ) nthr w ltr ( : " ") th r () gu is b: "D, SILL nthing! (- )".

h dtr, wrrid (), ss, "W'd bttr gt sm mr infrmtin but u ( ) t tr t figur ut wht's ging n ( , ). Wht d u d fr living? ( " " = )".

"I'm musiin ( ).".

h dtr ls u ( ) nd ss, "Wll, tht's it! (, ) r's (: "") $10.00. G gt smthing t t! ( - )".

gu wls int th dtr's ffi nd ss, "D, I hvn't hd bwl mvmnt in w!" h dtr givs him rsritin fr mild ltiv nd tlls him, "If it dsn't wr, lt m nw.".

w ltr th gu is b: "D, still n mvmnt!".

h dtr ss, "mm, guss u nd smthing strngr," nd rsribs wrful ltiv.

Still nthr w ltr th r gu is b: "D, SILL nthing!".

h dtr, wrrid, ss, "W'd bttr gt sm mr infrmtin but u t tr t figur ut wht's ging n. Wht d u d fr living?".

"I'm musiin.".

h dtr ls u nd ss, "Wll, tht's it! r's $10.00. G gt smthing t t!".

ht's it!

Wht d u d fr living?

"D u bliv in lif ftr dth? ( )" th bss () sd n f his mls ( ; ml [mlɔɪˈi:]).

"Ys, Sir (, )," th nw rruit rlid ( ; rruit [rɪˈru:t]).

"Wll, thn, tht ms vrthing just fin (, " ")," th bss wnt n (). "ftr u lft rl strd ( , ; t lv-lft-lft , ) t g t ur grndmthr's funrl ( ; funrl [ˈfjun(ǝ)r(ǝ)l]), sh std in t s u ( , ).".

"D u bliv in lif ftr dth?" th bss sd n f his mls.

"Ys, Sir," th nw rruit rlid.

"Wll, thn, tht ms vrthing just fin," th bss wnt n. "ftr u lft rl strd t g t ur grndmthr's funrl, sh std in t s u.".

ht ms vrthing just fin.

musil dirtr ws hving lt f trubl with n drummr ( ). tld nd tld nd tld ( , ) with th drummr, but his rfrmn siml didn't imrv ( ; rfrmn [ǝ(r)ˈfɔ:mǝns]).

Finll (), bfr th whl rhstr, h sid ( ; rhstr [ˈɔ:ɪstrǝ]), "Whn musiin just n't hndl his instrumnt ( ; instrumnt [ˈɪnstrumnt]) nd dsn't imrv whn givn hl ( , ), th t w th instrumnt (// // ), nd giv him tw stis, nd m him drummr ( ).".

stg whisr ("" ) ws hrd frm th russin stin ( ; russin ; russin instrumnt ): "nd if h n't hndl vn tht ( ; t hndl ; ), th t w n f his stis ( ) nd m him ndutr ( ).".

musil dirtr ws hving lt f trubl with n drummr. tld nd tld nd tld with th drummr, but his rfrmn siml didn't imrv.

Finll, bfr th whl rhstr, h sid, "Whn musiin just n't hndl his instrumnt nd dsn't imrv whn givn hl, th t w th instrumnt, nd giv him tw stis, nd m him drummr.".

stg whisr ws hrd frm th russin stin: "nd if h n't hndl vn tht, th t w n f his stis nd m him ndutr.".

n't hndl vn tht.

Fr th first tim in mn rs ( ), n ld mn trvld frm his rurl twn t th it ( ) t ttnd mvi ( ). ftr buing his tit ( , ), h std t urhs sm rn ( ; t urhs [ˈǝ:rtʃǝs] - ).

nding th ttndnt ( ; ttndnt [ǝˈtndǝnt]) $1.50, h uldn't hl but mmnt ( ; t mmnt [ˈɔmnt]), "h lst tim I m t th mvi ( , ), rn ws nl 15 nts ( 15 ).".

"Wll, sir (, )," th ttndnt rlid () with grin ( ), "Yu'r rll ging t nj urslf ( ). W hv sund nw ( = )".

Fr th first tim in mn rs, n ld mn trvld frm his rurl twn t th it t ttnd mvi. ftr buing his tit, h std t urhs sm rn.

nding th ttndnt $1.50, h uldn't hl but mmnt, "h lst tim I m t th mvis, rn ws nl 15 nts.".

"Wll, sir," th ttndnt rlid with grin, "Yu'r rll ging t nj urslf. W hv sund nw".

Yu'r rll ging t nj urslf.

mn rll lvd wmn ( = ), but h ws just t sh ( ) t rs t hr ( ). Nw h ws u in his rs ( ) nd nithr f thm hd vr bn mrrid ( /vr -/ ; nithr [ˈnɪðǝ(r)]; t mrr ). f urs, th dtd but n w (, ) fr th st si rs ( ), but h ws s timid (; timid [ˈtɪmɪd]) h just nvr gt rund ( ) t suggsting mrrig ( ; suggst [sǝˈdʒst]; mrrig [ˈmǝrɪdʒ]) muh lss living tgthr ( = / /).

ut n d ( ), h bm dtrmind t s hr th qustin ( // , = ). S h lls hr n th hn ( ), "Jun.".

"Ys, this is Jun (, ).".

"Will u mrr m? ( )".

"f urs I will! (, ) Wh's this? ( )".

mn rll lvd wmn, but h ws just t sh t rs t hr. Nw h ws u in his rs nd nithr f thm hd vr bn mrrid. f urs, th dtd but n w fr th st si rs, but h ws s timid h just nvr gt rund t suggsting mrrig muh lss living tgthr.

ut n d, h bm dtrmind t s hr th qustin. S h lls hr n th hn, "Jun.".

"Ys, this is Jun.".

"Will u mrr m?".

"f urs I will! Wh's this?".

Will u mrr m?

J ws living in rizn ( ) during ht wv ( : ) whn th fllwing t l ( : t t l : ).

"It's just t ht t wr lths td ( , ; just , , ; , , )," mlind () J s h std ut f th shwr ( ). "n (: ), wht d u thin th nighbrs wuld thin ( , ) if I mwd th lwn li this? ( )".

"rbbl tht I mrrid u fr ur mn (, - ).".

J ws living in rizn during ht wv whn th fllwing t l.

"It's just t ht t wr lths td," mlind J s h std ut f th shwr. "n, wht d u thin th nighbrs wuld thin if I mwd th lwn li this?".

"rbbl tht I mrrid u fr ur mn.".

It's just t ht t wr lths td.

Su nd b, ir f tight wds ( ; tight , ; wd , ; ), livd in th idwst ( ), nd hd bn mrrid rs ( // ). b hd lws wntd t g fling ( ). h dsir dnd ( ) h tim brnstrmr ( , -, ; brn - + t strm - ; ) flw int twn t ffr rids ( ; rid ; t rid ). b wuld s ( ), nd Su wuld s, "N w ( ), tn dllrs is tn dllrs ( ).".

h rs wnt b ( ), nd b figurd h uldn't wit muh lngr (, ), s h gt Su ut t th shw ( ), lining (), it's fr t wth ( // ), lt's () t lst ( ) wth.

nd n h gt thr ( , ) th fling bm vr strng ( / / ). Su nd b strtd n rgumnt ( , ).

h ilt, btwn flights ( ), vrhrd ( /t hr-hrd-hrd/) tht, nd sid, "I'll tll u wht ( ), I'll t u u fling ( ), nd if u dn't s wrd th rid is n m ( , ), but if u uttr n sund (, // ), u tn dllrs ( 10 ).

S ff th flw ( ). h ilt ding s mn rlls ( "": rll , ; . ) nd divs ( ; div ; t div ) s h uld hding t th grund ( ) s fst s th ln uld g ( , ) nd ulling ut f th div t just th vr lst snd ( ). Nt wrd ( ). Finll h dmittd dft ( ) nd wnt b th irrt ( ).

"I'm surrisd, wh didn't u s nthing? ( , )".

"Wll I lmst sid smthing (, -) whn Su fll ut ( ), but tn dllrs is tn dllrs.".

Su nd b, ir f tight wds, livd in th idwst, nd hd bn mrrid rs. b hd lws wnt t g fling. h dsir dn h tim brn strmr flw int twn t ffr rids. b wuld s, nd Su wuld s, "N w, tn dllrs is tn dllrs.".

h rs wnt , nd b figurd h didn't hv muh lngr, s h gt Su ut t th shw, lining, it's fr t wth, lt's t lst wth.

nd n h gt thr th fling bm vr strng. Su nd b strtd n rgumnt.

h ilt, btwn flights, vrhrd, listnd t th rblm, nd sid, "I'll tll u wht, I'll t u u fling, nd if u dn't s wrd th rid is n m, but if u uttr n sund, u tn dllrs.

S ff th flw. h ilt ding s mn rlls nd divs s h uld hding t th grund s fst s th ln uld g, nd ulling ut f th div t just th vr lst snd. Nt wrd. Finll h dmitd dft nd wnt b th irrt.

"I'm surrisd, wh didn't u s nthing?".

"Wll I lmst sid smthing whn Su fll ut, but tn dllrs is tn dllrs.".

N w.

I'm surrisd, wh didn't u s nthing?

t ll ff br ( ), ung wmn ( ) ws unding n hr id (, ; unding [ǝsˈundɪŋ]) f th rft mt t sm f hr frinds ( - ).

"h mn I mrr (, ) must b shining light mngst mn ( : : ). must b musil ( ). ll js ( ). Sing (). nd st hm t night! ( , )".

n ld grnn vrhrd nd s u ( ), "n, if tht's ll u wnt, gt V! (, , , )".

t ll ff br, ung wmn ws unding n hr id f th rft mt t sm f hr frinds.

"h mn I mrr must b shining light mngst mn. must b musil. ll js. Sing. nd st hm t night!".

n ld grnn vrhrd nd s u, "n, if tht's ll u wnt, gt V!".

n, if tht's ll u wnt, gt V!

b is but t g n his first dt ( ), nd is nrvus but wht t tl but ( , ). ss his fthr fr dvi ( ; dvi [ǝdˈvɪs]).

h fthr rlis, " sn, thr r thr subjts tht lws wr ( , , ""; subjt [ˈsʌbdʒɪt]).

hs r fd, fmil, nd hilsh ( , ; hilsh [fiˈlɔsǝfɪ]).".

h b is u his dt ( "" /dt , , /) nd th g t sd funtin ( ; funtin [ˈfuntɪn]). I rm (; i , rm ) sds in frnt f thm ( ), th str t h thr fr lng tim ( () ), nd th b's nrvusnss builds ( ). rmmbrs his fthr's dvi ( ), nd hss th first ti ( ).

ss () th girl, "D u li sinh? ( ; sinh [ˈsɪnɪdʒ])" Sh ss "N," nd th siln rturns ( ; siln [ˈsɪlns]).

ftr fw mr unmfrtbl minuts ( = ; unmfrtbl [ʌnˈʌmf(ǝ)tǝbl]; minut [ˈmɪnɪt]), th b thins f his fthr's suggstin ( ; t suggst [sǝˈdʒst] - , ) nd turns t th snd itm n th list ( ; itm [ˈɪtǝm]). ss, "D u hv brthr? ( )" gin (), th girl ss "N" nd thr is siln n gin ( ).

h b thn ls his lst rd ( ). thins f his fthr's dvi nd ss th girl th fllwing () qustin: "If u hd brthr, wuld h li sinh? ( , )".

b is but t g n his first dt, nd is nrvus but wht t tl but. ss his fthr fr dvi.

h fthr rlis, " sn, thr r thr subjts tht lws wr. hs r fd, fmil, nd hilsh.".

h b is u his dt nd th g t sd funtin. I rm sds in frnt f thm, th str t h thr fr lng tim, s th b's nrvusnss builds.

rmmbrs his fthr's dvi, nd hss th first ti.

ss th girl, "D u li sinh?" Sh ss "N," nd th siln rturns.

ftr fw mr unmfrtbl minuts, th b thins f his fthr's suggstin nd turns t th snd itm n th list. ss, "D u hv brthr?" gin, th girl ss "N" nd thr is siln n gin.

h b thn ls his lst rd. thins f his fthr's dvi nd ss th girl th fllwing qustin: "If u hd brthr, wuld h li sinh?".

D u li sinh?

Whn I ws ungr I htd ging t wddings ( , "" ); it smd ( ) tht ll f m unts ( ; unt [:nt]) nd th grndmthrl ts ( "", ) usd t m u t m ( ; t us , ; /- /), m in th ribs ( ) nd l (), "Yu'r nt ( ).".

h std tht ind f thing ( // ) ftr I strtd ding th sm thing t thm t funrls ( , , ).

Whn I ws ungr I htd ging t wddings; it smd tht ll f m unts nd th grndmthrl ts usd t m u t m, m in th ribs nd l, "Yu'r nt.".

h std tht ind f thing ftr I strtd ding th sm thing t thm t funrls.

Yu'r nt.

bum ss mn fr $2 ( 2$).

h mn sd, "Will u bu bz? ( )".

h bum sid (), "N.".

h mn sd, "Will u gmbl it w? ( / /)".

h bum sid, "N.".

hn th mn sd, "Will u m hm with m ( ) s m wif n s ( ) wht hns t mn wh dsn't drin r gmbl? ( , : )".

bum ss mn fr $2.

h mn sd, "Will u bu bz?".

h bum sid, "N.".

h mn sd, "Will u gmbl it w?".

h bum sid, "N.".

hn th mn sd, "Will u m hm with m s m wif n s wht hns t mn wh dsn't drin r gmbl?".

mn dis nd gs t vn ( : ; vn [ˈhvn]). gts t mt Gd ( ) nd ss Gd if h n s him fw qustins ( ).

"Sur," Gd ss (, ), "G right hd (, //: " ").

"," th mn ss. "Wh did u m wmn s rtt? ( )".

Gd ss, "S u wuld li thm ( ).".

"," th gu ss. "ut hw m u md thm s butiful? ( "", )".

"S u wuld LV thm ( ())," Gd rlis ().

h mn ndrs mmnt ( ; t ndr ) nd thn ss, "ut wh did u m thm suh irhds? ( : "")".

Gd ss, "S th wuld lv u! ( () )".

mn dis nd gs t vn. gts t mt Gd nd ss Gd if h n s him fw qustins.

"Sur," Gd ss, "G right hd".

"," th mn ss. "Wh did u m wmn s rtt?".

Gd ss, "S u wuld li thm.".

"," th gu ss. "ut hw m u md thm s butiful?".

"S u wuld LV thm," Gd rlis.

h mn ndrs mmnt nd thn ss, "ut wh did u m thm suh irhds?".

Gd ss, "S th wuld lv u!".

G right hd.

Nw Yr Divr Lwr (- ; divr [dɪˈvɔ(r)s]) did nd rrivd t th rl Gts ( = ). Sint tr ss him ( ), "Wht hv u dn t mrit ntrn int vn? ( , )" h Lwr thught mmnt ( ), thn sid, " w g, I gv qurtr t hmlss rsn n th strt ( (25 ) )." Sint tr sd Gbril t h this ut ( ) in th rrd ( , ; rrd [ˈrɔ(r)d]), nd ftr mmnt ( ) Gbril ffirmd tht this ws tru (, ).

Sint tr sid, "Wll, tht's fin (, , ), but it's nt rll quit nugh t gt u int vn ( , ; quit , ).".

h Lwr sid, "Wit Wit! hr's mr! (, , ) hr rs g ( ) I ls () gv hmlss rsn qurtr." Sint tr nddd () t Gbril, wh ftr mmnt nddd b ( ), ffirming this, t, hd bn vrifid (, ; t vrif [ˈvrɪfɪ]).

Sint tr thn whisrd () t Gbril, "Wll, wht d u suggst w d with this fllw? ( )".

Gbril gv th Lwr sidlng gln ( ), thn sid t Sint tr,

"Lt's giv him b his 50 nts nd tll him t g t ll! ( 50 : )".

nw Yr Divr Lwr did nd rrivd t th rl Gts. Sint tr ss him, "Wht hv u dn t mrit ntrn int vn?".

h Lwr thught mmnt, thn sid, " w g, I gv qurtr t hmlss rsn n th strt.".

Sint tr sd Gbril t h this ut in th rrd, nd ftr mmnt Gbril ffirmd tht this ws tru.

Sint tr sid, "Wll, tht's fin, but it's nt rll quit nugh t gt u int vn.".

h Lwr sid, "Wit Wit! hr's mr! hr rs g I ls gv hmlss rsn qurtr." Sint tr nddd t Gbril, wh ftr mmnt nddd b, ffirming this, t, hd bn vrifid.

Sint tr thn whisrd t Gbril, "Wll, wht d u suggst w d with this fllw?".

Gbril gv th Lwr sidlng gln, thn sid t Sint tr,

"Lt's giv him b his 50 nts nd tll him t g t ll.".

G t ll!

hr mn did in r idnt ( ) nd mt Jsus himslf t th rl Gts ( ).

h Lrd s unt thm sing ( , ; unt = t /., ./), "I will s u h siml qustin ( ). If u tll th truth I will llw u int hvn ( , ; t llw ), but if u li ( ) ll is witing fr u ( , ).".

th first () mn th Lrd sd, "w mn tims did u ht n ur wif? ( )".

h first mn rlid, "Lrd, I ws gd husbnd ( ). I nvr () htd n m wif.".

h Lrd rlid, "Vr gd! ( ) Nt nl will I llw u in ( ), but fr bing fithful t ur wif ( ; fithful ; fith ) I will giv u hug mnsin ( ) nd lim () fr ur trnsrttin.".

th snd () mn th Lrd sd, "w mn tims did u ht n ur wif?".

h snd mn rlid, "Lrd, I htd n m wif twi ().".

h Lrd rlid, "I will llw u t m in, but fr ur unfithfulnss (), u will gt fur-bdrm hus nd W ( ).".

th third () mn th Lrd sd, "S, hw mn tims did u ht n ur wif?".

h third mn rlid, "Lrd, I htd n m wif but 8 tims ( ).".

h Lrd rlid, "I will llw u t m in, but fr ur unfithfulnss, u will gt n-rm rtmnt ( ), nd Yug fr ur trnsrttin.".

ul hurs ltr ( ) th snd nd third mn sw ( /t s sw sn/) th first mn ring his s ut ( : " ").

"Wh () r u ring?" th tw mn sd. "Yu gt th mnsin nd lim!".

h first mn rlid, "I'm ring bus I sw m wif littl whil g ( , ), nd sh ws riding stbrd! ( : st ; t st / /; brd )".

hr mn did in r idnt nd mt Jsus himslf t th rl Gts.

h Lrd s unt thm sing, "I will s u h siml qustin. If u tll th truth I will llw u int hvn, but if u li ll is witing fr u.".

th first mn th Lrd sd, "w mn tims did u ht n ur wif?".

h first mn rlid, "Lrd, I ws gd husbnd. I nvr htd n m wif.".

h Lrd rlid, "Vr gd! Nt nl will I llw u in, but fr bing fithful t ur wif I will giv u hug mnsin nd lim fr ur trnsrttin.".

th snd mn th Lrd sd, "w mn tims did u ht n ur wif?".

h snd mn rlid, "Lrd, I htd n m wif twi.".

h Lrd rlid, "I will llw u t m in, but fr ur unfithfulnss, u will gt fur-bdrm hus nd W.".

th third mn th Lrd sd, "S, hw mn tims did u ht n ur wif?".

h third mn rlid, "Lrd, I htd n m wif but 8 tims.".

h Lrd rlid, "I will llw u t m in, but fr ur unfithfulnss, u will gt n-rm rtmnt, nd Yug fr ur trnsrttin.".

ul hurs ltr th snd nd third mn sw th first mn ring his s ut.

"Wh r u ring?" th tw mn sd. "Yu gt th mnsin nd lim!".

h first mn rlid, "I'm ring bus I sw m wif littl whil g, nd sh ws riding stbrd!".

I nvr htd n m wif.

Wh r u ring?

hr buddis di in r rsh ( ; t rush ), nd th g t hvn t n rinttin ( ""= , ).

h r ll sd, "Whn u r in ur st ( ) nd frinds nd fmil r murning un u ( , ), wht wuld u li t hr thm s but u? ( )".

h first gu ss, "I wuld li t hr thm s tht I ws grt dtr f m tim ( ), nd grt fmil mn ( ).".

h snd gu ss, "I wuld li t hr tht I ws wndrful husbnd nd shl thr whih md hug diffrn in ur hildrn f tmrrw ( , / / : " , "; diffrn [ˈdɪfrǝns]).".

h lst gu rlis, "I wuld li t hr thm s, "L! 's mving! (! !)".

hr buddis di in r rsh, nd th g t hvn t n rinttin.

h r ll sd, "Whn u r in ur st nd frinds nd fmil r murning un u, wht wuld u li t hr thm s but u?".

h first gu ss, "I wuld li t hr thm s tht I ws grt dtr f m tim, nd grt fmil mn.".

h snd gu ss, "I wuld li t hr tht I ws wndrful husbnd nd shl thr whih md hug diffrn in ur hildrn f tmrrw.".

h lst gu rlis, "I wuld li t hr thm s, "L! 's mving!".

L! 's mving!

his gu dis nd is snt t ll ( = /t snd-snt-snt/). Stn mts him nd shws him th drs t thr rms ( ) nd ss h must hs n f th rms t snd trnit in ( , , ).

S Stn ns th first dr ( ). In th rm thr r l stnding in w mnur u t thir ns ( , ; mnur [mǝˈnjuǝ]). h gu ss, "N, ls shw m th nt rm (, , ).".

Stn shws him th nt rm nd this hs l with w mnur u t thir nss ( ). nd s h ss n gin ().

Finll (), Stn shws him th third nd finl ( ) rm. his tim thr r l in thr with w mnur u t thir ns ( ) drining us f t nd ting s ( "" "" ).

S th gu ss, "I'll hs this rm ( )." Stn ss ..

h gu is stnding in thr ting his nd drining his t thining (), "Wll, it uld b wrs ( )," whn th dr ns. Stn s his hd rund ( ), nd ss,

".., t-br is vr ( ). n ur hds! ( // )".

his gu dis nd is snt t ll. Stn mts him nd shws him th drs t thr rms nd ss h must hs n f th rms t snd trnit in.

S Stn ns th first dr. In th rm thr r l stnding in w mnur u t thir ns. h gu ss, "N, ls shw m th nt rm.".

Stn shws him th nt rm nd this hs l with w mnur u t thir nss. nd s h ss n gin.

Finll, Stn shws him th third nd finl rm. his tim thr r l in thr with w mnur u t thir ns drining us f t nd ting s.

S th gu ss, "I'll hs this rm." Stn ss ..

h gu is stnding in thr ting his nd drining his t thining, "Wll, it uld b wrs", whn th dr ns. Stn s his hd rund, nd ss,

".., t-br is vr. n ur hds!".

It uld b wrs.

Rntl thr, grbg lltr, nd lwr wund u tgthr t th rl Gts ( , ; t wind ; () /t wind-wund-wund/; t wind u ). St. tr infrmd thm ( ) tht in rdr t gt int vn ( , ), th wuld h hv t nswr n qustin ( ).

St. tr ddrssd th thr nd sd ( ), "Wht ws th nm f th shi tht rshd int th ibrg? ( , ) h just md mvi but it ( ).".

h thr nswrd quil ( ), "ht wuld b th itni (, , )." St. tr lt him thrugh th gt ( /t lt-lt-lt/).

St. tr turnd t th grbg mn ( ) nd, figuring (; t figur ; , ) vn didn't rll nd ll th drs ( : "" , ) tht this gu wuld bring with him ( ), didd t m th qustin littl hrdr ( : " "): "w mn l did n th shi? ( )".

Frtuntl fr him ( ), th trsh mn hd just sn th mvi ( ; trsh ). "1,228," h nswrd.

"ht's right! () Yu m ntr ( ; t might ).".

St. tr turnd t th lwr. "Nm thm ( / /).".

Rntl thr, grbg lltr, nd lwr wund u tgthr t th rl Gts. St. tr infrmd thm tht in rdr t gt int vn, th wuld h hv t nswr n qustin.

St. tr ddrssd th thr nd sd, "Wht ws th nm f th shi tht rshd int th ibrg? h just md mvi but it.".

h thr nswrd quil, "ht wuld b th itni." St. tr lt him thrugh th gt.

St. tr turnd t th grbg mn nd, figuring vn didn't rll nd ll th drs tht this gu wuld bring with him, didd t m th qustin littl hrdr: "w mn l did n th shi?".

Frtuntl fr him, th trsh mn hd just sn th mvi. "1,228," h nswrd.

"ht's right! Yu m ntr.".

St. tr turnd t th lwr. "Nm thm.".

li ffir ttmts t st r fr sding ( ) nd th gu grdull inrss his sd until h's ting 100 mh ( , 100 ; mh = mils r hur; t , ; t t , / /; ). vntull rlizs h n't s nd finll ulls vr ( , ; t ull , ; t ull vr , ; ).

h rhs th r nd ss ( ), "It's bn lng d ( ) nd m tur is lmst vr ( ), s if u n giv m gd us fr ur bhvir, I'll lt u g ( , ; bhvir [bɪˈhɪvjǝ]).".

h gu thins fr fw snds nd thn ss ( ), " wif rn w with but w g ( ). I thught u might b tht ffir tring t giv hr b! ( , , : , )".

li ffir ttmts t st r fr sding nd th gu grdull inrss his sd until h's ting 100 mh. vntull rlizs h n't s nd finll ulls vr.

h rhs th r nd ss, "It's bn lng d nd m tur is lmst vr, s if u n giv m gd us fr ur bhvir, I'll lt u g.".

h gu thins fr fw snds nd thn ss, " wif rn w with but w g. I thught u might b tht ffir tring t giv hr b!".

ri li ffir ws ut fr his first rid with n rind rtnr (- : , ) ; rin [ɪsˈɪǝrɪǝns]). ll m in tlling thm t disrs sm l wh wr litring ( , , ).

h ffirs drv t th strt ( /t driv-drv-drivn/) nd bsrvd smll rwd stnding n rnr ( , ; t bsrv ).

h ri rlld dwn his windw (: ) nd sid, "Lt's gt ff th rnr l (- , ).".

fw glns, but n n mvd ( , ), s h brd gin ( ; t br ), "Lt's gt ff tht rnr NW! ( )".

Intimidtd (), th gru f l bgn t lv ( ), sting uzzld strs ( ) in his dirtin ( ).

rud f his first ffiil t ( , ), th ung limn turnd t his rtnr nd sd ( ), "Wll, hw did I d? (, //)".

"rtt gd ( )," huld th vt ( ""; vt = vtrn), "sill sin this is bus st ( , : " ").".

ri li ffir ws ut fr his first rid with n rind rtnr. ll m in tlling thm t disrs sm l wh wr litring.

h ffirs drv t th strt nd bsrvd smll rwd stnding n rnr. h ri rlld dwn his windw nd sid, "Lt's gt ff th rnr l.".

fw glns, but n n mvd, s h brd gin, "Lt's gt ff tht rnr NW!".

Intimidtd, th gru f l bgn t lv, sting uzzld strs in his dirtin.

rud f his first ffiil t, th ung limn turnd t his rtnr nd sd, "Wll, hw did I d?".

"rtt gd," huld th vt, "sill sin this is bus st.".

rtt gd.

h Ls ngls li Drtmnt (LD) ( ), th FI (- Fdrl uru f Invstigtin - / /), nd th I (- ntl Intllign gn - / /) r ll tring t rv tht th r th bst t rhnding riminls ( , ; t rhnd , ; ; , [ærɪˈhnd]). h rsidnt dids t giv thm tst ( , ). rlss rbbit int frst nd h f thm hs t th it ( / / ).

h I gs in (). h l niml infrmnts thrughut th frst ( - ). h qustin ll lnt nd minrl witnsss ( ). ftr thr mnths f tnsiv invstigtins ( ; tnsiv ; invstigtin , ) th nlud tht rbbits d nt ist ( : , ).

h FI gs in. ftr tw ws with n lds ( ), th burn th frst ( , ), illing vrthing in it ( ), inluding th rbbit ( ), nd th m n lgis ( ; lg [ǝˈɔlǝdʒɪ]).

h LD gs in. h m ut tw hurs ltr ( ) with bdl btn br ( ).

h br is lling (): "! ! I'm rbbit! I'm rbbit! ( )".

h Ls ngls li Drtmnt (LD), th FI, nd th I r ll tring t rv tht th r th bst t rhnding riminls. h rsidnt dids t giv thm tst. rlss rbbit int frst nd h f thm hs t th it.

h I gs in. h l niml infrmnts thrughut th frst. h qustin ll lnt nd minrl witnsss. ftr thr mnths f tnsiv invstigtins th nlud tht rbbits d nt ist.

h FI gs in. ftr tw ws with n lds th burn th frst, illing vrthing in it, inluding th rbbit, nd th m n lgis. h LD gs in. h m ut tw hurs ltr with bdl btn br.

h br is lling: "! ! I'm rbbit! I'm rbbit!".

li ffir ulls vr th gu ( ) wh hd bn wving in nd ut f th lns ( /t wv-wv-wvn , , /).

gs u () t th gu's windw nd ss, "Sir, I nd u t blw int this brthlzr tub (, , ).".

h mn ss, "Srr (), ffir, I n't d tht ( ). I m n sthmti ( ). If I d tht I'll hv rll bd sthm tt ( , ; tt [ǝˈtæ]).".

", fin (). I nd u t m dwn t th sttin t giv bld sml ( , ).".

"I n't d tht ithr ( ). I m hmhili ( ). If I d tht, I'll bld t dth ( , ).".

"Wll, thn w nd n urin sml (, ).".

"I'm srr, ffir, I n't d tht ithr. I m ls dibti ( ). If I d tht I'll gt rll lw bld sugr ( , ; lw ).".

"ll right thn I nd u t m ut hr nd wl this whit lin (, , ).".

"I n't d tht, ffir.".

"Wh nt? ()".

"us I'm t drun t d tht! ( , )".

li ffir ulls vr this gu wh hd bn wving in nd ut f th lns. gs u t th gu's windw nd ss, "Sir, I nd u t blw int this brthlzr tub.".

h mn ss, "Srr ffir, I n't d tht. I m n sthmti. If I d tht I'll hv rll bd sthm tt.".

", fin. I nd u t m dwn t th sttin t giv bld sml.".

"I n't d tht ithr. I m hmhili. If I d tht, I'll bld t dth.".

"Wll, thn w nd n urin sml.".

"I'm srr, ffir, I n't d tht ithr. I m ls dibti. If I d tht I'll gt rll lw bld sugr.".

"ll right thn I nd u t m ut hr nd wl this whit lin.".

"I n't d tht, ffir.".

"Wh nt?".

"us I'm t drun t d tht!".

Wh nt?

mn wnt t th li Sttin ( ) wishing t s with th burglr ( ) wh hd brn int his hus th night bfr ( ).

"Yu'll gt ur hn in urt ( )," sid th srgnt ( ).

"N, n n!" sid th mn. "I wnt t nw ( ) hw h gt int th hus withut wing m wif ( , ). I'v bn tring t d tht fr rs! ( // )".

mn wnt t th li Sttin wishing t s with th burglr wh hd brn int his hus th night bfr.

"Yu'll gt ur hn in urt," sid th srgnt.

"N, n n!" sid th mn. "I wnt t nw hw h gt int th hus withut wing m wif. I'v bn tring t d tht fr rs!".

I'v bn tring t d tht fr rs!

w rbbrs wr rbbing htl ( ). h first n sid ( ), "I hr sirns. Jum! ( . ; sirn [ˈsɪǝrɪn])".

h snd n () sid, "ut w'r n th 13th flr! ( 13- )".

h first n srmd b ( ), "his is n tim t b surstitius ( ).".

w rbbrs wr rbbing htl. h first n sid, "I hr sirns. Jum!".

h snd n sid, "ut w'r n th 13th flr!".

h first n srmd b, "his is n tim t b surstitius.".

his is n tim t b surstitius!

lint f hsitl whr th md brin trnslnttins ( , ) sd but th ris ( ).

h dtr sid, "Wll, this h.D. brin sts (, /h.D. Dtr f hilsh/ ) $10,000. his brin blngd t NS t sintist ( : ) nd sts $15,000. r w hv limn's brin s wll. It sts $50,000 ( . 50.000).".

h lint sd, "Wht? w's tht ssibl? (? "" = )".

h dtr rlid, "Yu s, it's ttll unusd ( , ).".

lint f hsitl whr th md brin trnslnttins sd but th ris.

h dtr sid, "Wll, this h.D. brin sts $10,000. his brin blngd t NS t sintist nd sts $15,000. r w hv limn's brin s wll. It sts $50,000.".

h lint sd, "Wht? w's tht ssibl?".

h dtr rlid, "Yu s, it's ttll unusd.".

Wht? w's tht ssibl?

Jhn ws driving whn limn ulld him vr ( , ). rlld dwn his windw nd sid t th ffir ( ), "Is thr rblm, ffir? (- , )".

"N rblm t ll ( ). I just bsrvd ur sf driving ( () ) nd m lsd t wrd u $5,000 Sf Drivr wrd ( 5000 ). ngrtultins (). Wht d u thin u'r ging t d with th mn? ( )".

Jhn thught fr minut ( ) nd sid, "Wll, I guss I'll g gt tht drivr's lins (, , / / ).".

Jhn ws driving whn limn ulld him vr. rlld dwn his windw nd sid t th ffir, "Is thr rblm, ffir?".

"N rblm t ll. I just bsrvd ur sf driving nd m lsd t wrd u $5,000 Sf Drivr wrd. ngrtultins. Wht d u thin u'r ging t d with th mn?".

Jhn thught fr minut nd sid, "Wll, I guss I'll g gt tht drivr's lins.".

Is thr rblm?

Wht d u thin u'r ging t d with th mn?

Wll, I guss I'll gt th drivr's lins.

blnd hnd li t rrt tht thivs hd bn in hr r ( , ). "h'v stln th dshbrd, th string whl, th br dl, vn th lrtr ( , /t str /, , /t stl-stl-stln/)," sh rid ut ().

wvr (), bfr th li invstigtin uld strt ( , ), th hn rng snd tim ( /t ring-rng-rung/) nd th sm vi ( ) m vr th lin ( ). "Nvr mind, I gt in th b st b mist (, ; nvr ; t mind , ; th mind - ; ).".

blnd hnd li t rrt tht thivs hd bn in hr r. "h'v stln th dshbrd, th string whl, th br dl, vn th lrtr," sh rid ut.

wvr, bfr th li invstigtin uld strt, th hn rng snd tim nd th sm vi m vr th lin. "Nvr mind, I gt in th b st b mist.".

Nvr mind.

I did tht b mist.

limn sts wmn driving nd nitting t th sm tim ( , ; st ; t st , ). Driving u bsid hr ( ), h shuts ut th windw ( ) "ull vr! ( : ; t ull vr / /; /, , /)".

"N," sh shuts b ( ), " ir f ss! ( )".

limn sts wmn driving nd nitting t th sm tim. Driving u bsid hr, h shuts ut th windw "ull vr!".

"N," sh shuts b, " ir f ss!".

li hif ( ): s rruit ( ), u'll b fd with sm diffiult issus ( ). Wht wuld u d if u hd t rrst ur mthr? ( , ).

Nw Rruit: ll fr bu! ( ).

li hif: s rruit, u'll b fd with sm diffiult issus. Wht wuld u d if u hd t rrst ur mthr?

Nw Rruit: ll fr bu!

Yu'll b fd with sm diffiult issus.

Fiv-r-ld Littl Jhnn ws lst ( ), s h wnt u t limn nd sid ( ),

"I'v lst m dd! ( )".

h limn sid, "Wht's h li? ( : t b li smb r smth , - (-) t li smb r smth )".

Littl Jhnn rlid, "r nd wmn! ( )".

Fiv r ld Littl Jhnn ws lst, s h wnt u t limn nd sid,

"I'v lst m dd!".

h limn sid, "Wht's h li?".

Littl Jhnn rlid, "r nd wmn!".

Wht's h li?

rr ( ; trr ) ulls r vr n lnl b rd nd rhs th blnd ld drivr ( () -).

"m, is thr rsn tht u'r wving ll vr th rd? (, , , ; t wv , )".

h wmn rlid, "h ffir, thn gdnss u'r hr!! (, , , ) I lmst hd n idnt! ( ) I ld u nd thr ws tr right in frnt f m ( , , ). I swrvd t th lft ( ) nd thr ws nthr tr in frnt f m ( ). I swrvd t th right () nd thr ws nthr tr in frnt f m!".

Rhing thrugh th sid windw ( ) t th rr viw mirrr ( ), th ffir rlid, "'m tht's ur ir frshnr (, ).".

Stt rr ulls r vr n lnl b rd nd rhs th blnd ld drivr.

"m, is thr rsn tht u'r wving ll vr th rd?".

h wmn rlid, "h ffir, thn gdnss u'r hr!! I lmst hd n idnt! I ld u nd thr ws tr right in frnt f m. I swrvd t th lft nd thr ws nthr tr in frnt f m. I swrvd t th right nd thr ws nthr tr in frnt f m!".

Rhing thrugh th sid windw t th rr viw mirrr, th ffir rlid, "'m tht's ur ir frshnr.".

h ffir, thn gdnss u'r hr!! I lmst hd n idnt!

Sitting n th sid f th highw witing t th sding drivrs ( , , / /), Stt li ffir ss r uttring lng t 22 ( - 22 ; t uttr , ; ).

thins t himslf ( / /), "his drivr is just s dngrus s sdr! ( , , ; sd )" S h turns n his lights nd ulls th drivr vr ( ).

rhing th r ( ), h ntis tht thr r fiv ld ldis ( , ), tw in th frnt st nd thr in th b ( ), wid-d nd whit s ghsts ( , ).

h drivr, bviusl nfusd ( ; bvius ), ss t him, "ffir, I dn't undrstnd, I ws ding tl th sd limit! ( , ) Wht sms t b th rblm? ( = , , )".

"'m," th ffir rlis, "Yu wrn't sding ( , ), but u shuld nw tht driving slwr thn th sd limit n ls b dngr t thr drivrs ( , ).".

"Slwr thn th sd limit? N sir, I ws ding th sd limit tl twnt-tw mils n hur! (, , , 22 )" th ld wmn ss bit rudl ( : ).

h Stt li ffir, tring t ntin hul ( ), lins t hr ( ) tht "22" ws th rut numbr ( "22" ), nt th sd limit.

bit mbrrssd ( , ), th wmn grinnd () nd thnd ( ) th ffir fr inting ut hr rrr ( ).

"ut bfr I lt u g ( , ), 'm, I hv t s Is vrn in this r ? ( , ) hs wmn ( ) sm wfull shn ( ) nd th hvn't muttrd singl this whl tim ( ; t muttr ; )," th ffir ss.

"h, th'll b ll right in minut ffir (, , ). W just gt ff Rut 142 ( 142).".

Sitting n th sid f th highw witing t th sding drivrs, Stt li ffir s's r uttring lng t 22 .

thins t himslf, "his drivr is just s dngrus s sdr!" S h turns n his lights nd ulls th drivr vr. rhing th r, h ntis tht thr r fiv ld ldis, tw in th frnt st nd thr in th b, wid d nd whit s ghsts. h drivr, bviusl nfusd, ss t him, "ffir, I dn't undrstnd, I ws ding tl th sd limit! Wht sms t b th rblm?".

"'m," th ffir rlis, "Yu wrn't sding, but u shuld nw tht driving slwr thn th sd limit n ls b dngr t thr drivrs.".

"Slwr thn th sd limit? N sir, I ws ding th sd limit tl twnt-tw mils n hur!" th ld wmn ss bit rudl.

h Stt li ffir, tring t ntin hul, lins t hr tht "22" ws th rut numbr, nt th sd limit.

bit mbrrssd, th wmn grinnd nd thnd th ffir fr inting ut hr rrr.

"ut bfr I lt u g, 'm, I hv t s Is vrn in this r ? hs wmn sm wfull shn nd th hvn't muttrd singl this whl tim," th ffir ss.

"h, th'll b ll right in minut ffir. W just gt ff Rut 142.".

Wht sms t b th rblm?

mn ss frntill int th hn ( ; frnti , ), " wif is rgnnt ( ), nd hr ntrtins r nl tw minuts rt! ( ; rt , , )".

"Is this hr first hild? ( )" th dtr quris ( ).

"N, u idit! (, ; idit [ˈɪdɪǝt])" th mn shuts (). "his is hr husbnd! ( )".

mn ss frntill int th hn, " wif is rgnnt, nd hr ntrtins r nl tw minuts rt!".

"Is this hr first hild?" th dtr quris.

"N, u idit!" th mn shuts. "his is hr husbnd!".

N, u idit!

wmn gt n bus hlding bb ( , ).

h bus drivr sid ( ), "ht's th uglist bb I'v vr sn ( , - ).".

In huff ( ; huff ), th wmn slmmd hr fr int th fr b ( ; fr ; t slm //; / /) nd t n isl st nr th rr f th bus ( ; isl [ɪl]).

h mn std nt t hr (, ) snsd tht sh ws gittd (, ) nd sd hr wht ws wrng ( , ).

"h bus drivr insultd m ( )," sh fumd (, ; fum / /; t fum , ).

h mn smthizd () nd sid, "Wh, h's ubli srvnt (, ) nd shuldn't s things t insult ssngrs ( ; ", ").".

"Yu'r right ( )," sh sid. "I thin I'll g b u thr nd giv him i f m mind (, , : " ").".

"ht's gd id ( )," th mn sid. "r, lt m hld ur mn (, ).".

wmn gt n bus hlding bb.

h bus drivr sid, "ht's th uglist bb I'v vr sn.".

In huff, th wmn slmmd hr fr int th fr b nd t n isl st nr th rr f th bus.

h mn std nt t hr snsd tht sh ws gittd nd sd hr wht ws wrng.

"h bus drivr insultd m," sh fumd.

h mn smthizd nd sid, "Wh, h's ubli srvnt nd shuldn't s things t insult ssngrs.".

"Yu'r right," sh sid. "I thin I'll g b u thr nd giv him i f m mind.".

"ht's gd id," th mn sid. "r, lt m hld ur mn.".

Wht's wrng?

Yu r right.

h lifgurd tld th mthr t m hr ung sn st urinting in th l ( , ; t urint [ˈjuǝrɪnɪt]).

"vrn nws ( )," th mthr lturd him ( , ), "tht frm tim t tim ( ), ung hildrn urint in l.".

"h rll? ()" sid th lifgurd, "frm th diving brd!?!? ( : " "; t div , )".

h lifgurd tld th mthr t m hr ung sn st urinting in th l.

"vrn nws," th mthr lturd him, "tht frm tim t tim, ung hildrn will urint in l.".

"h rll?" sid th lifgurd, "frm th diving brd!?!?".

h rll?

h ll shriff ws ling fr dut ( ), s mr ( ) - wh ws nt tl th shrst nil in th but ( = ) - wnt in t tr ut fr th jb ( ).

"," th shriff drwld ( ), "mr, wht is 1 nd 1? ( 1 1)".

"11," h rlid ( ).

h shriff thught t himslf ( ), "ht's nt wht I mnt, but h's right ( , , /t mn-mnt-mnt/).".

"Wht tw ds f th w strt with th lttr ''? ( "" / usd hursd /)".

"d nd tmrrw ( ).".

ws gin surrisd ( ) tht mr sulid rrt nswr (: ) tht h hd nvr thught f himslf ( ).

"Nw mr, listn rfull ( ): Wh illd ( ) brhm Linln?".

mr ld littl surrisd himslf ( "" = ), thn thught rll hrd ( ) fr minut ( ) nd finll dmittd (, , ), "I dn't nw ( ).".

"Wll, wh dn't u g hm nd wr n tht n fr whil? (, , - )".

S, mr wndrd vr t th l hll ( ) whr his ls ( ) wr witing t hr th rsults f th intrviw (, " " ). mr ws ultnt (; ultnt [ɪɡˈzʌlt(ǝ)nt]).

"It wnt grt! ( ) First d n th jb nd I'm lrd wring n murdr s! ( )".

h ll shriff ws ling fr dut, s mr wh ws nt tl th shrst nil in th but wnt in t tr ut fr th jb.

"," th shriff drwld, "mr, wht is 1 nd 1?".

"11," h rlid.

h shriff thught t himslf, "ht's nt wht I mnt, but h's right.".

"Wht tw ds f th w strt with th lttr ''?".

"d nd tmrrw.".

ws gin surrisd tht mr sulid rrt nswr tht h hd nvr thught f himslf.

"Nw mr, listn rfull: Wh illd brhm Linln?".

mr ld littl surrisd himslf, thn thught rll hrd fr minut nd finll dmittd, "I dn't nw.".

"Wll, wh dn't u g hm nd wr n tht n fr whil?".

S, mr wndrd vr t th l hll whr his ls wr witing t hr th rsults f th intrviw. mr ws ultnt.

"It wnt grt! First d n th jb nd I'm lrd wring n murdr s!".

ht's nt wht I mnt.

It wnt grt!

risinr in jil rivd lttr frm his wif ( ):

"I hv didd t lnt sm lttu in th b grdn ( ; lttu [ˈltɪs]). Whn is th bst tim t lnt thm? ( )".

h risinr, nwing tht th risn gurds (, ) rd ll th mil ( ), rlid in lttr ( ):

"Dr Wif ( ), whtvr u d ( ), D N tuh th b grdn! ( ) ht is whr I hid ll th gld ( /t hid-hid-hiddn/).".

w r s ltr ( ), h rivd nthr () lttr frm his wif:

"Yu wuldn't bliv wht hnd ( , ). Sm mn m with shvls ( ) t th hus ( ), nd dug u th whl b grdn ( /t dig-dug-dug/).".

h risnr wrt ( /t writ-wrt-writtn/) nthr lttr:

"Dr wif, NW is th bst tim t lnt th lttu! ( )".

risinr in jil rivd lttr frm his wif:

"I hv didd t lnt sm lttu in th b grdn. Whn is th bst tim t lnt thm?".

h risinr, nwing tht th risn gurds rd ll th mil, rlid in lttr:

"Dr Wif, whtvr u d, D N tuh th b grdn! ht is whr I hid ll th gld.".

w r s ltr, h rivd nthr lttr frm his wif:

"Yu wuldn't bliv wht hnd. Sm mn m with shvls t th hus, nd dug u th whl b grdn.".

h risnr wrt nthr lttr:

"Dr wif, NW is th bst tim t lnt th lttu!".

Yu wuldn't bliv wht hnd!

li r ulls u in frnt f grndm ssi's hus ( ), nd grnd rris gts ut ( ).

h lit limn lind tht this ldrl gntlmn sid tht h ws lst in th r (, , , ) nd uldn't find his w hm ( ).

" rris," sid grndm, "Yu'v bn ging t tht r fr vr 30 rs! ( 30 ) S hw uld u gt lst? ( )".

Lning ls t grndm ( ), s tht th limn uldn't hr (, ), rris whisrd ()," I wsn't lst I ws just t tird t wl hm ( , //).".

li r ulls u in frnt f grndm ssi's hus, nd grnd rris gts ut. h lit limn lind tht this ldrl gntlmn sid tht h ws lst in th r nd uldn't find his w hm.

" rris," sid grndm, "Yu'v bn ging t tht r fr vr 30 rs! S hw uld u gt lst?".

Lning ls t grndm, s tht th limn uldn't hr, rris whisrd, "I wsn't lst I ws just t tird t wl hm.".

I ws just t tird t wl.

rbbi nd rist r driving n d ( / /) nd, b fr idnt (" ", ), hv hd-n llisin with trmndus fr ("" ; trmndus , ). th rs r ttll dmlishd ( ; t dmlish ), but mzingl ( ), nithr f th lris hs srth n him ( ).

ftr th rwl ut f thir rs ( , ), th rbbi ss th rist's llr nd ss ( ), "S u'r rist ( ). I'm rbbi ( ).

Just l t ur rs ( ).

hr is nthing lft, t w r hr, unhurt (/ / , , ; t hurt , ).

his must b sign frm Gd! ( = , , )".

inting t th s, h ntinus ( , ), "Gd must hv mnt tht w shuld mt (, , , ) nd shr ur livs in nd frindshi fr th rst f ur ds n rth ( = " " ).".

h rist rlis, "I gr with u mltl ( ).

his must surl () b sign frm Gd!".

h rbbi is ling t his r nd lims ( ), "nd l t this! ( ).

r's nthr mirl! ( = ).

r is mltl dmlishd, but this bttl f win did nt br ( , ).

Surl, Gd wnts us t drin this win nd t lbrt ur gd frtun (, , ; t lbrt ).".

h rist nds in grmnt ( ).

h rbbi hnds (, ) th bttl t th rist, wh drins hlf th bttl ( ) nd hnds th bttl b () t th rbbi.

h rbbi ts () th bttl nd immditl uts th n ( ), thn hnds it b t th rist.

h rist, bffld ( ), ss (), "rn't u hving n, rbbi? ( , )".

h rbbi rlis, "Nh I thin I'll wit fr th li (, , ).".

rbbi nd rist r driving n d nd, b fr idnt, hv hd-n llisin with trmndus fr. th rs r ttll dmlishd, but mzingl, nithr f th lris hs srth n him.

ftr th rwl ut f thir rs, th rbbi ss th rist's llr nd ss, "S u'r rist. I'm rbbi.

Just l t ur rs.

hr is nthing lft, t w r hr, unhurt.

his must b sign frm Gd!".

inting t th s, h ntinus, "Gd must hv mnt tht w shuld mt nd shr ur livs in nd frindshi fr th rst f ur ds n rth.".

h rist rlis, "I gr with u mltl.

his must surl b sign frm Gd!".

h rbbi is ling t his r nd lims, "nd l t this!

r's nthr mirl!

r is mltl dmlishd, but this bttl f win did nt br.

Surl, Gd wnts us t drin this win nd t lbrt ur gd frtun.".

h rist nds in grmnt.

h rbbi hnds th bttl t th rist, wh drins hlf th bttl nd hnds th bttl b t th rbbi.

h rbbi ts th bttl nd immditl uts th n, thn hnds it b t th rist.

h rist, bffld, ss, "rn't u hving n, rbbi?".

h rbbi rlis, "Nh I thin I'll wit fr th li.".

I gr with u mltl.

rn't u hving n?

Jugglr (), driving t his nt rfrmn ( ), ws std b th li ( ). "Wht r ths nivs ding in ur r? ( )" sd th ffir ( ).

"I juggl thm in m t ( ).".

"h h?" ss th ( ). "Lt's s u d it ( = , ).".

S th jugglr strts tssing nd juggling th nivs ( ).

gu driving b (, ) ss this ( ) nd ss, "Ww, m I gld I quit drining ( , ). L t th tst th'r ming u d nw! ( , )".

Jugglr, driving t his nt rfrmn, ws std b th li. "Wht r ths nivs ding in ur r?" sd th ffir.

"I juggl thm in m t.".

"h h?" ss th . "Lt's s u d it.".

S th jugglr strts tssing nd juggling th nivs.

gu driving b ss this nd ss, "Ww, m I gld I quit drining. L t th tst th'r ming u d nw!".

Ww, m I gld I quit drining.

limn sts ld nd ss fr hr lins. ss, "Ld, it ss hr ( ) tht u shuld b wring glsss ( ).".

h wmn nswrd ( ), "Wll, I hv ntts (, = ).".

h limn rlid, "I dn't r wh u nw! ( , , ) Yu'r gtting tit! ( )".

limn sts ld nd ss fr hr lins. ss, "Ld, it ss hr tht u shuld b wring glsss.".

h wmn nswrd, "Wll, I hv ntts.".

h limn rlid, "I dn't r wh u nw! Yu'r gtting tit!".

Wll, I hv ntts.

hr ldis wr disussing th trvils f gtting ldr ( = ; trvil ; , [ˈtrævɪl]). n sid ( ), "Smtims I th mslf with jr f mnnis in m hnd ( : ), whil stnding in frnt f th rfrigrtr ( ), nd I n't rmmbr whthr I nd t ut it w ( , ), r strt ming sndwih ( ).".

h snd () ld himd in with ( / /; him ; t him //, //, ), "Ys, smtims I find mslf n th lnding f th stirs (, ) nd n't rmmbr whthr I ws n m w u r n m w dwn ( " " " " ).".

h third n rsndd ( ), "Wll, ldis, I'm gld I dn't hv tht rblm (, , , ). n n wd (, // )," s sh rd hr nuls n th tbl ( ), nd thn sid, "ht must b th dr ( ), I'll gt it! ( )".

hr ldis wr disussing th trvils f gtting ldr. n sid, "Smtims I th mslf with jr f mnnis in m hnd, whil stnding in frnt f th rfrigrtr, nd I n't rmmbr whthr I nd t ut it w, r strt ming sndwih.".

h snd ld himd in with, "Ys, smtims I find mslf n th lnding f th stirs nd n't rmmbr whthr I ws n m w u r n m w dwn.".

h third n rsndd, "Wll, ldis, I'm gld I dn't hv tht rblm. n n wd," s sh rd hr nuls n th tbl, nd thn sid, "ht must b th dr, I'll gt it!".

I'll gt it!

s snir itizn ws driving dwn th frw ( ), his r hn rng ( /t ring-rng-rung/). nswring, h hrd his wif's vi urgntl wrning him ( : , , ), "rmn, I just hrd n th nws tht thr's r ging th wrng w n 280 (, , "" , 280). ls b rful! (, )".

" ()," sid rmn, "It's nt just n r ( ). It's hundrds f thm! ( )".

s snir itizn ws driving dwn th frw, his r hn rng. nswring, h hrd his wif's vi urgntl wrning him, "rmn, I just hrd n th nws tht thr's r ging th wrng w n 280. ls b rful!".

"," sid rmn, "It's nt just n r. It's hundrds f thm!".

ls b rful!

n 80-r-ld ul wr hving rblms rmmbring things ( " " = ""), s th didd t g t thir dtr ( ) t gt hd ut (" " = ) t m sur nthing ws wrng with thm ( , ; nthing , ; wrng ). Whn th rrivd t th dtr's ( ; t rriv ), th lind ( ) t th dtr but th rblms th wr hving with thir mmr ( , ).

ftr hing th ul ut ( ), th dtr tlls thm tht th wr hsill ( , ) but might strt writing things dwn nd m nts t hl thm rmmbr things ( "" , // ). h ul thnd th dtr nd lft ( /t lv-lft-lft /).

Ltr tht night whil wthing V ( , ), th ld mn gt u frm his hir ( ) nd his wif ss ( ), "Whr r u ging? ( )".

rlis, " th ithn ( ).".

Sh ss, "Will u gt m bwl f i rm? ( ; bwl )".

rlis, "Sur ().".

Sh thn ss him, "Dn't u thin u shuld writ it dwn s u n rmmbr it? ( , , )".

ss, "N, I n rmmbr tht (, ).".

Sh thn () ss, "Wll, I ls wuld li sm strwbrris n t (, , ). Yu'd bttr writ tht dwn 'us I nw u'll frgt tht ( , , ).".

ss, "I n rmmbr tht, u wnt bwl f i rm with strwbrris.".

Sh rlis, "Wll, I ls wuld li whi rm n t ( ; whi , ; t whi ; ). I nw u will frgt tht s u bttr writ it dwn.".

With irrittin in his vi ( ), h ss, "I dn't nd t writ tht dwn ( ), I n rmmbr tht." thn fums int th ithn ( ).

ftr but 20 minuts (, , ) h rturns frm th ithn nd hnds hr lt f bn nd ggs ( ).

Sh strs t th lt fr mmnt nd ss ( ), "Yu frgt m tst ( ).".

n 80 r ld ul wr hving rblms rmmbring things, s th didd t g t thir dtr t gt hd ut t m sur nthing ws wrng with thm. Whn th rrivd t th dtr's, th lind t th dtr but th rblms th wr hving with thir mmr.

ftr hing th ul ut, th dtr tlls thm tht th wr hsill but might wnt t strt writing things dwn nd m nts t hl thm rmmbr things. h ul thnd th dtr nd lft.

Ltr tht night whil wthing V, th ld mn gt u frm his hir nd his wif ss, "Whr r u ging?".

rlis, " th ithn.".

Sh ss, "Will u gt m bwl f i rm?".

rlis, "Sur.".

Sh thn ss him, "Dn't u thin u shuld writ it dwn s u n rmmbr it?".

ss, "N, I n rmmbr tht.".

Sh thn ss, "Wll, I ls wuld li sm strwbrris n t. Yu hd bttr writ tht dwn 'us I nw u'll frgt tht.".

ss, "I n rmmbr tht, u wnt bwl f i rm with strwbrris.".

Sh rlis, "Wll, I ls wuld li whi rm n t. I nw u will frgt tht s u bttr writ it dwn.".

With irrittin in his vi, h ss, "I dn't nd t writ tht dwn, I n rmmbr tht." thn fums int th ithn.

ftr but 20 minuts h rturns frm th ithn nd hnds hr lt f bn nd ggs.

Sh strs t th lt fr mmnt nd ss, "Yu frgt m tst.".

Will u gt m bwl f i rm?

Dn't u thin u shuld writ it dwn s u n rmmbr it?

hr ld mn r sitting n th rh f rtirmnt hm ( ). h first ss ( ), "Flls ( //; fllw ), I gt rl rblms ( ). I'm svnt rs ld ( ). vr mrning t svn 'l I gt u nd I tr t urint ( ). ll d lng I tr t urint. h giv m ll inds f mdiin but nthing hls ( = , ).".

h snd () ld mn ss, "Yu thin u hv rblms ( , ). I'm ight rs ld ( ). vr mrning t 8:00 ( ) I gt u nd tr t mv m bwls ( : ). I tr ll d lng. h giv m ll inds f stuff but nthing hls ( ; stuff , , " "; ).".

Finll th third ld mn ss u (, ), "Flls, I'm nint rs ld ( ). vr mrning t 7:00 shr (; shr - ; , ) I urint. vr mrning t 8:00 I mv m bwls. vr mrning t 9:00 shr I w u ().".

hr ld mn r sitting n th rh f rtirmnt hm. h first ss, "Flls, I gt rl rblms. I'm svnt rs ld. vr mrning t svn 'l I gt u nd I tr t urint. ll d lng I tr t urint. h giv m ll inds f mdiin but nthing hls.".

h snd ld mn ss, "Yu thin u hv rblms. I'm ight rs ld. vr mrning t 8:00 I gt u nd tr t mv m bwls. I tr ll d lng. h giv m ll inds f stuff but nthing hls.".

Finll th third ld mn ss u, "Flls, I'm nint rs ld. vr mrning t 7:00 shr I urint. vr mrning t 8:00 I mv m bwls. vr mrning t 9:00 shr I w u.".

I gt rl rblms.

h giv m ll inds f mdiin but nthing hls.

vr mrning t 9:00 shr I w u.

ul gs ut t dinnr t lbrt thir 50th wdding nnivrsr ( ; nnivrsr [ǝnɪˈvǝ:(r)s(ǝ)rɪ]). n th w hm, sh ntis tr in his ( ) nd ss if h's gtting sntimntl bus th'r lbrting 50 wndrful rs tgthr ( , , 50 ).

rlis, "N, I ws thining but th tim bfr w gt mrrid (, , ). Yur fthr thrtnd m with shtgun ( : t sht /sht-sht/ - + gun ) nd sid h'd hv m thrwn in jil fr 50 rs ( , 50 /t thrw-thrw-thrwn/) if I didn't mrr u ( ). mrrw I wuld'v bn fr mn! ( )".

ul gs ut t dinnr t lbrt thir 50th wdding nnivrsr. n th w hm, sh ntis tr in his nd ss if h's gtting sntimntl bus th'r lbrting 50 wndrful rs tgthr.

rlis, "N, I ws thining but th tim bfr w gt mrrid. Yur fthr thrtnd m with shtgun nd sid h'd hv m thrwn in jil fr 50 rs if I didn't mrr u. mrrw I wuld'v bn fr mn!".

I ws thining but th tim bfr w gt mrrid.

n ldrl widw nd widwr wr dting fr but fiv rs ( ). h mn finll didd t s hr t mrr ( ). Sh immditl sid "s" ( ""; immditl [ɪˈmi:djǝtlɪ] - ).

h nt mrning whn h w ( , ; t w), h uldn't rmmbr wht hr nswr ws! ( , ) "Ws sh h? ( = ) I thin s, wit, n, sh ld t m funn (, , , ; fun , ; funn ; )".

ftr but n hur f tring t rmmbr t n vil ( ; vil [ǝˈvɪl]), h gv hr ll ( ). mbrrssd, h dmittd tht h didn't rmmbr hr nswr t th mrrig rsl (, , ; rsl [rǝˈǝuz(ǝ)l]).

"h," sh sid, "I'm s gld u lld ( , ). I rmmbrd sing 's' t smn, but I uldn't rmmbr wh it ws ( , "" -, , ).".

n ldrl widw nd widwr wr dting fr but fiv rs. h mn finll didd t s hr t mrr. Sh immditl sid "s".

h nt mrning whn h w, h uldn't rmmbr wht hr nswr ws! "Ws sh h? I thin s, wit, n, sh ld t m funn".

ftr but n hur f tring t rmmbr t n vil, h gv hr ll. mbrrssd, h dmittd tht h didn't rmmbr hr nswr t th mrrig rsl.

"h," sh sid, "I'm s gld u lld. I rmmbrd sing 's' t smn, but I uldn't rmmbr wh it ws.".

I'm s gld u lld.

w ldrl uls wr njing frindl nvrstin ( ) whn n f th mn sd th thr ( ), "Frd, hw ws th mmr lini u wnt t lst mnth? ( " " ..: ), )".

"utstnding (; utstnding )," Frd rlid. "h tught us ll th ltst shlgil thniqus visuliztin, ssitin it md hug diffrn fr m ( : , "" = ; shlgil [sɪǝˈlɔdʒɪǝl] thniqus [tˈni:s]).".

"ht's grt! Wht ws th nm f th lini? ( )".

Frd wnt bln ( ; bln , ). thught nd thught, but uldn't rmmbr ( , ).

hn smil br rss his f ( /t br : / ) nd h sd, "Wht d u ll tht flwr with th lng stm nd thrns? ( = , )".

"Yu mn rs? ( )".

"Ys, tht's it! (, : // )".

turnd t his wif ( ) "Rs, wht ws th nm f tht lini? (, )".

w ldrl uls wr njing frindl nvrstin whn n f th mn sd th thr, "Frd, hw ws th mmr lini u wnt t lst mnth?".

"utstnding," Frd rlid. "h tught us ll th ltst shlgil thniqus visuliztin, ssitin it md hug diffrn fr m.".

"ht's grt! Wht ws th nm f th lini?".

Frd wnt bln. thught nd thught, but uldn't rmmbr. hn smil br rss his f nd h sd, "Wht d u ll tht flwr with th lng stm nd thrns?".

"Yu mn rs?".

"Ys, tht's it!".

turnd t his wif "Rs, wht ws th nm f tht lini?".

It md hug diffrn fr m.

ht's grt!

Ys, tht's it!

littl b t wdding ls t his mm nd ss ( ), "mm, wh ds th girl wr whit? (, ; t wr )".

is mm rlis, "h brid () is in whit bus sh's h ( ) nd this is th hist d f hr lif ( ).".

h b thins but this ( ), nd thn () ss, "Wll thn (, ), wh is th b wring bl? ( )".

littl b t wdding ls t his mm nd ss, "mm, wh ds th girl wr whit?".

is mm rlis, "h brid is in whit bus sh's h nd this is th hist d f hr lif.".

h b thins but this, nd thn ss, "Wll thn, wh is th b wring bl?".

his is th hist d f m lif.

h nwl wd wif ( : nwl , ; t wd ; ) sid t hr husbnd ( ) whn h rturnd frm wr ( ), "I hv grt nws fr u ( ). rtt sn ( ), w'r ging t b thr in this hus instd f tw ( ).".

r husbnd rn t hr ( /t run-rn-run/) with smil n his f ( ) nd dlight in his s ( ).

ws glwing f hinss ( ) nd issing his wif whn sh sid ( , ), "I'm gld tht u fl this w ( , ) sin tmrrw mrning ( ) m mthr mvs in with us ( ).".

h nwl wd wif sid t hr husbnd whn h rturnd frm wr, "I hv grt nws fr u. rtt sn, w'r ging t b thr in this hus instd f tw.".

r husbnd rn t hr with smil n his f nd dlight in his s. ws glwing f hinss nd issing his wif whn sh sid, "I'm gld tht u fl this w sin tmrrw mrning m mthr mvs in with us.".

I hv grt nws fr u.

I'm gld tht u fl this w.

li ffir in smll twn ( ) std mtrist wh ws sding dwn in Strt ( , ).

"ut, ffir," th mn bgn ( /t bgin-bgn-bgun/), "I n lin ( )".

"Just b quit ("")," snd th ffir (; t sn , , ; /-/, //). "I'm ging t lt u l ur hls in jil ( " " , ) until th hif gts b ( ).".

"ut, ffir, I just wntd t s (, , )".

"nd I sid t quit! ( , ) Yu'r ging t jil! ( )".

fw hurs ltr th ffir ld in ( ) n his risnr ( ; risn ) nd sid, "Lu fr u (" ") tht th hif's t his dughtr's wdding ( ). 'll b in gd md whn h gts b ( , ).".

"Dn't unt n it ( )," nswrd th fllw in th ll ( ). "I'm th grm ( ).".

li ffir in smll twn std mtrist wh ws sding dwn in Strt.

"ut, ffir," th mn bgn, "I n lin".

"Just b quit," snd th ffir. "I'm ging t lt u l ur hls in jil until th hif gts b.".

"ut, ffir, I just wntd t s".

"nd I sid t quit! Yu'r ging t jil!".

fw hurs ltr th ffir ld in n his risnr nd sid, "Lu fr u tht th hif's t his dughtr's wdding. 'll b in gd md whn h gts b.".

"Dn't unt n it," nswrd th fllw in th ll. "I'm th grm.".

(b) quit!

I just wntd t s

Dn't unt n it.

hr is n nvl (; nvl [ˈǝnvɪlǝu]) n th windshild ( : wind + shild ) with nt f lg ( ) nd tw tits t musi nrt ( " "). h nt rds ( ), "I lgiz fr ting ur r ( "" = , ), but m wif ws hving bb ( ) nd I hd t ht-wir ur ignitin ( ; ht ; wir ; ) t rush hr t th hsitl ( ). ls frgiv th innvnin (, ; innvnin [ɪnǝnˈvɪnɪns]). r r tw tits fr tnight's nrt f Grth rs ( ), th untr-nd-wstrn musi str ( --).".

hir fith in humnit rstrd (/ , / ), th ul ttnds th nrt ( ) nd rturns hm lt ( ). h find thir hus hs bn rbbd ( , , ). Vlubl gds hv bn tn ( ) frm thrughut th hus (" "), frm bsmnt t tti ( : ). nd, thr is nt n th dr rding (), "Wll, u still hv ur r (, - = ). I hv t ut m nwl brn id thrugh llg smhw, dn't I? ( -, - , = , )".

hr is n nvl n th windshild with nt f lg nd tw tits t musi nrt. h nt rds, "I lgiz fr ting ur r, but m wif ws hving bb nd I hd t ht-wir ur ignitin t rush hr t th hsitl. ls frgiv th innvnin. r r tw tits fr tnight's nrt f Grth rs, th untr-nd-wstrn musi str.".

hir fith in humnit rstrd, th ul ttnds th nrt nd rturns hm lt. h find thir hus hs bn rbbd. Vlubl gds hv bn tn frm thrughut th hus, frm bsmnt t tti. nd, thr is nt n th dr rding, "Wll, u still hv ur r. I hv t ut m nwl brn id thrugh llg smhw, dn't I?".

I lgiz fr ting ur r.

ls frgiv th innvnin.

ditiin (; ditiin [dɪǝˈtɪʃn]) ws n ddrssing lrg udin in hig ( ). "h mtril w ut int ur stmhs (, ; stmh [ˈstʌmǝ]) is nugh t hv illd mst f us sitting hr (, , ), rs g ( ). Rd mt is wful ( ). Vgtbls n b disstrus ( ; disstrus [dɪˈz:strǝs]; disstr ), nd nn f us rlizs ( ) th grms in ur drining wtr ( ). ut thr is n thing tht is th mst dngrus f ll nd w ll t it ( , ). n nn hr tll m wht lthl rdut I'm rfrring t? ( - , ) Yu, sir, in th first rw (, , ) ls giv us ur id (, "" = ).".

h mn lwrd his hd nd sid ( ), "Wdding ( ).".

ditiin ws n ddrssing lrg udin in hig. "h mtril w ut int ur stmhs is nugh t hv illd mst f us sitting hr, rs g. Rd mt is wful. Vgtbls n b disstrus, nd nn f us rlizs th grms in ur drining wtr. ut thr is n thing tht is th mst dngrus f ll nd w ll t it. n nn hr tll m wht lthl rdut I'm rfrring t? Yu, sir, in th first rw, ls giv us ur id.".

h mn lwrd his hd nd sid, "Wdding .".

It n b disstrus.

ls giv us ur id.

hr gus wr fishing in l n d ( ), whn n ngl rd in th bt ( ).

Whn th thr stnishd () mn hd sttld dwn nugh t s ( , ; t sttl , ; ), th first gu sd th ngl humbl (), "I'v suffrd () frm b in ( ) vr sin I t shrnl ( , ) in th Vitnm Wr ( ) uld u hl m? ( )".

"f urs ()," th ngl sid, nd whn h tuhd () th mn's b, th mn flt rlif ( /t fl-flt-flt/) fr th first tim in rs ( ).

h snd gu wr vr thi glsss ( /t wr-wr-wr/) nd hd hrd tim rding nd driving ( : " " ). sd if th ngl uld d nthing but his r sight ( - : ).

h ngl smild (), rmvd () th mn's glsss nd tssd thm int th l ( ). Whn th hit th wtr ( ), th mn's s lrd nd h uld s vrthing distintl ( "", ).

Whn th ngl turnd t th third gu ( ), th gu ut his hnds ut dfnsivl ( , ) - "Dn't tuh m! ( )" h rid (), "I'm n disbilit nsin ( ; disbilit [dɪzˈbɪlɪtɪ] - ).".

hr gus wr fishing in l n d, whn n ngl rd in th bt.

Whn th thr stnishd mn hd sttld dwn nugh t s, th first gu sd th ngl humbl, "I'v suffrd frm b in vr sin I t shrnl in th Vitnm Wr uld u hl m?".

"f urs," th ngl sid, nd whn h tuhd th mn's b, th mn flt rlif fr th first tim in rs.

h snd gu wr vr thi glsss nd hd hrd tim rding nd driving. sd if th ngl uld d nthing but his r sight.

h ngl smild, rmvd th mn's glsss nd tssd thm int th l. Whn th hit th wtr, th mn's s lrd nd h uld s vrthing distintl.

Whn th ngl turnd t th third gu, th gu ut his hnds ut dfnsivl "Dn't tuh m!" h rid, "I'm n disbilit nsin.".

uld u hl m?

Dn't tuh m!

w mn wnt br hunting ( ). Whil n std in th bin ( ), th thr wnt ut ling fr br ( : "" ). sn fund hug br ( ), sht t it ( /t sht-sht-sht/) but nl wundd it ( ).

h nrgd (; rg , ) br hrgd twrd him ( ; t hrg ), h drd his rifl ( ; rifl [rɪfl]) nd strtd running ( ) fr th bin s fst s h uld ( , ). rn rtt fst ( ) but th br ws just littl fstr ( - ) nd gind n him with vr st ( ). Just s h rhd th n bin dr ( : ), h trid nd fll flt ( /t fll-fll-flln/).

ls bhind t st (// "", ), th br trid vr him ( ) nd wnt rlling () int th bin.

h mn jumd u (), lsd () th bin dr nd lld t his frind insid ( " "),

"Yu sin this n ( ) whil I g nd gt nthr! ( , )".

w mn wnt br hunting. Whil n std in th bin, th thr wnt ut ling fr br. sn fund hug br, sht t it but nl wundd it.

h nrgd br hrgd twrd him, h drd his rifl nd strtd running fr th bin s fst s h uld. rn rtt fst but th br ws just littl fstr nd gind n him with vr st. Just s h rhd th n bin dr, h trid nd fll flt.

ls bhind t st, th br trid vr him nd wnt rlling int th bin.

h mn jumd u, lsd th bin dr nd lld t his frind insid,

"Yu sin this n whil I g nd gt nthr!".

fthr nd sn wnt fishing n d ( ). Whil th wr ut in th bt ( ), th b suddnl bm urius but th wrld rund him ( ). sd his fthr ( ), "w ds this bt flt? ( )".

h fthr rlid, "Dn't rightl nw, sn ( , ; rightl , , ).".

littl ltr, th b ld t his fthr nd sd ( ), "w d fish brth undrwtr? ( )".

n gin ( , ) th fthr rlid, "Dn't rightl nw, sn.".

littl ltr th b sd his fthr, "Wh is th s blu? ( )".

gin, th fthr rlid, "Dn't rightl nw, sn." Finll (), th b sd his fthr, "Dd, d u mind m sing u ll f ths qustins? (, " " )".

h fthr rlid, "f urs nt, u dn't s qustins, u nvr lrn nthin' ( , // , ).".

fthr nd sn wnt fishing n d. Whil th wr ut in th bt, th b suddnl bm urius but th wrld rund him. sd his fthr, "w ds this bt flt?".

h fthr rlid, "Dn't rightl nw, sn.".

littl ltr, th b ld t his fthr nd sd, "w d fish brth undrwtr?".

n gin th fthr rlid, "Dn't rightl nw, sn.".

littl ltr th b sd his fthr, "Wh is th s blu?".

gin, th fthr rlid, "Dn't rightl nw, sn.".

Finll, th b sd his fthr, "Dd, d u mind m sing u ll f ths qustins?".

h fthr rlid, "f urs nt, u dn't s qustins, u nvr lrn nthin'.".

Dn't rightl nw.

D u mind m sing u ll f ths qustins?

vrbd n rth dis nd gs t hvn ( ). Gd ms nd ss ( ), "I wnt th mn t m tw lins ( , , ). n lin fr th mn tht dmintd thir wmn n rth (, ) nd th thr lin fr th mn tht wr whid ( : ) b thir wmn. ls (), I wnt ll th wmn t g with St. tr.".

Sid nd dn ( ), th nt tim, Gd ls ( ) th wmn r gn ("") nd thr r tw lins. h lin f th mn tht wr whid ws 100 mils lng ( 100 ), n th lin f mn tht dmintd wmn thr ws nl n mn ( ).

Gd gt md ( /t gt-gt-gt/: ; md , ; ) nd sid, "Yu mn shuld b shmd f urslvs (, , ). I rtd u in m img ( ), nd u wr ll whid b ur mts ( ). L t th nl n f m sns ( ) tht std u nd md m rud ( , " " /t stnd-std-std/; t stnd u ; ), lrn frm him! ( ) ll thm m sn hw did u mng t b th nl n n tht lin? ( , , )".

h mn sid, "I dn't nw ( ). wif tld m t stnd hr ( /t tll-tld-tld/).".

vrbd n rth dis nd gs t hvn. Gd ms nd ss "I wnt th mn t m tw lins. n lin fr th mn tht dmintd thir wmn n rth nd th thr lin fr th mn tht wr whid b thir wmn. ls, I wnt ll th wmn t g with St. tr.".

Sid nd dn, th nt tim Gd ls th wmn r gn nd thr r tw lins. h lin f th mn tht wr whid ws 100 mils lng, n th lin f mn tht dmintd wmn thr ws nl n mn.

Gd gt md nd sid, "Yu mn shuld b shmd f urslvs. I rtd u in m img, nd u wr ll whid b ur mts. L t th nl n f m sns tht std u nd md m rud, lrn frm him! ll thm m sn hw did u mng t b th nl n n tht lin?".

h mn sid, "I dn't nw. wif tld m t stnd hr.".

Yu shuld b shmd f urslf.

Lrn frm him!

Whil srts fishing ff th Flrid st ( ), turist sizd his bt ( ). uld swim ( /n-uld/), but his fr f lligtrs ( ) t him linging t th vrturnd rft ( ; rft ).

Stting n ld bhmbr ( : bh + t mb ; bhmbr , ) stnding n th shr ( ), th turist shutd (),"r thr n gtrs rund hr?! ( )".

"Nw (-)," th mn hllrd b (; t hllr ), "th in't bn rund fr rs! ( ; int = hv nt, r nt, is nt)".

Fling sf ( ), th turist strtd swimming lisurl twrd th shr ( ).

but hlfw thr ( ) h sd th gu, "w'd u gt rid f th gtrs? ( )".

"W didn't d nthin' ( )," th bhmbr sid.

"h shrs gt 'm ( ).".

Whil srts fishing ff th Flrid st, turist sizd his bt. uld swim, but his fr f lligtrs t him linging t th vrturnd rft.

Stting nd ld bhmbr stnding n th shr, th turist shutd,"r thr n gtrs rund hr?!".

"Nw," th mn hllrd b, "th in't bn rund fr rs!".

Fling sf, th turist strtd swimming lisurl twrd th shr.

but hlfw thr h sd th gu, "w'd u gt rid f th gtrs?".

"W didn't d nthin'," th bhmbr sid.

"h shrs gt 'm.".

w'd u gt rid f th gtrs?

n vid du huntr (: , ) ws in th mrt fr nw bird dg ( / /). is srh ndd ( ; t srh , ) whn h fund dg ( /t find-fund-fund/) tht uld tull wl n wtr t rtriv du ( , ; t rtriv , ; ).

Shd b his find ( ), h ws sur nn f his frinds wuld vr bliv him ( , ).

didd t tr ( ) t br th nws ( ) t frind f his ( ), th trnl ssimist ( ) wh rfusd t b imrssd with nthing ( " ", -). his, surl, wuld imrss him (, , ). invitd him t hunt with him nd his nw dg ( ).

s th witd b th shr ( ), fl f dus flw b ( /t fl-flw-flwn/). h fird, nd du fll ( , /t fll-fll-flln/). h dg rsndd (; t rsnd , ) nd jumd int th wtr ( ). h dg, hwvr (), did nt sin ( /t sin-sn-sun/) but instd ( ) wld rss th wtr t rtriv th bird, nvr gtting mr thn his ws wt ( , ). his ntinud ll d lng ( ); h tim ( ) du fll, th dg wld rss th surf ( ) f th wtr t rtriv it.

h ssimist wthd rfull ( ), sw vrthing ( ), but did nt s singl wrd ( ).

n th driv hm ( / / ) th huntr sd his frind, "Did u nti nthing unusul but m nw dg? ( - )".

"I sur did (, )," rsndd th ssimist. " n't swim ( ).".

n vid du huntr ws in th mrt fr nw bird dg. is srh ndd whn h fund dg tht uld tull wl n wtr t rtriv du. Shd b his find, h ws sur nn f his frinds wuld vr bliv him.

didd t tr t br th nws t frind f his, th trnl ssimist wh rfusd t b imrssd with nthing. his, surl, wuld imrss him. invitd him t hunt with him nd his nw dg.

s th witd b th shr, fl f dus flw b. h fird, nd du fll. h dg rsndd nd jumd int th wtr. h dg, hwvr, did nt sin but instd wld rss th wtr t rtriv th bird, nvr gtting mr thn his ws wt. his ntinud ll d lng; h tim du fll, th dg wld rss th surf f th wtr t rtriv it.

h ssimist wthd rfull, sw vrthing, but did nt s singl wrd.

n th driv hm th huntr sd his frind, "Did u nti nthing unusul but m nw dg?".

"I sur did," rsndd th ssimist. " n't swim.".

Did u nti nthing unusul but it?

m ws s itd ( ) but his rmtin ( ) t Vi rsidnt ( -) f th mn h wrd fr (, ) nd t brgging ( ) but it (: ) t his wif ( ) fr ws ( ).

Finll () sh uldn't t it n lngr ( , ), nd tld him ( /t tll-tld-tld/), "Listn (), it mns nthing ( ), th vn hv vi rsidnt f s t th grr str! ( (-) ).".

"Rll? ()" h sid ( /t s-sid-sid/). Nt sur if this ws tru r nt ( , ), m didd t ll ( ) th grr str.

lr nswrs ( ) nd m ss, "n I ls tl t th Vi rsidnt f s? (, - )".

h lr rlis (), "nnd r frzn? ( ; t frz )".

m ws s itd but his rmtin t Vi rsidnt f th mn h wrd fr nd t brgging but it t his wif fr ws.

Finll sh uldn't t it n lngr, nd tld him, "Listn, it mns nthing, th vn hv vi rsidnt f s t th grr str!".

"Rll?" h sid. Nt sur if this ws tru r nt, m didd t ll th grr str.

lr nswrs nd m ss, "n I ls tl t th Vi rsidnt f s?".

h lr rlis, "nnd r frzn?".

Listn, it mns nthing.

Rll?

n I ls tl t th Vi rsidnt?

w mn wr digging dith ( // ) n vr ht d ( ).

n sid t th thr ( ), "Wh r w dwn in this hl digging dith ( , ) whn ur bss is stnding u thr in th shd f tr? ( )".

"I dn't nw ( )," rsndd th thr ( ). "I'll s him ( ).".

S h limbd ut f th hl ( ) nd wnt t his bss ( ). "Wh () r w digging in th ht sun ( ) nd u'r stnding in th shd?".

"Intllign (; /- /)," th bss sid.

"Wht d u mn, 'intllign'? ( , )".

h bss sid, "Wll, I'll shw u ( , ). I'll ut m hnd n this tr ( ) nd I wnt u t hit it with ur fist s hrd s u n ( , // , ).".

h dith diggr ("" ) t might swing ( /t t-t-tn/) nd trid () t hit th bss' hnd. h bss rmvd () his hnd nd th dith diggr hit th tr.

h bss sid, "ht's intllign!".

h dith diggr wnt b ( /t g-wnt-gn/) t his hl. is frind () sd, "Wht did h s?".

" sid w r dwn hr bus f (-) intllign.".

"Wht's intllign?" sid th frind.

h dith diggr ut his hnd n his f ( ) nd sid, " ur shvl ( ) nd hit m hnd.".

w mn wr digging dith n vr ht d.

n sid t th thr, "Wh r w dwn in this hl digging dith whn ur bss is stnding u thr in th shd f tr?".

"I dn't nw," rsndd th thr. "I'll s him.".

S h limbd ut f th hl nd wnt t his bss. "Wh r w digging in th ht sun nd u'r stnding in th shd?".

"Intllign," th bss sid.

"Wht d u mn, 'intllign'?".

h bss sid, "Wll, I'll shw u. I'll ut m hnd n this tr nd I wnt u t hit it with ur fist s hrd s u n.".

h dith diggr t might swing nd trid t hit th bss' hnd. h bss rmvd his hnd nd th dith diggr hit th tr.

h bss sid, "ht's intllign!".

h dith diggr wnt b t his hl. is frind sd, "Wht did h s?".

" sid w r dwn hr bus f intllign.".

"Wht's intllign?" sid th frind.

h dith diggr ut his hnd n his f nd sid, " ur shvl nd hit m hnd.".

Wht d u mn?

hr nglishmn wr in br ( ) nd sttd n Irishmn ( ). S, n f th nglishmn wld vr ( ) t th Irishmn, td him n th shuldr ( ), nd sid, ", I hr ( ) ur St. tri ws drunn lsr ( -; t ls ; ).".

"h rll, hmm, didn't nw tht (? ).".

uzzld (), th nglishmn wld b t his buddis ( ). "I tld him St. tri ws lsr, nd h didn't r ( ; ; t r , ).".

h snd nglishmn rmrd (), "Yu just dn't nw hw t st him ff ( ) wth nd lrn ( )." S, th snd nglishmn wld vr t th Irishmn, td him n th shuldr nd sid, ", I hr ur St. tri ws ling ( ), iditi (), lw-lif sum! (, ; sum , )".

"h rll, hmm, didn't nw tht.".

Shd bnd blif ( : bnd ; blif ), th nglishmn wnt b t his buddis. "Yu'r right ( ). 's unshbl! ( ""; ; t sh , )".

h third nglishmn rmrd, "s (), I'll rll ti him ff just wth ( "" )." S th third nglishmn wld vr t th Irishmn, td him n th shuldr nd sid, "I hr St. tri ws n nglishmn!".

"Yh, tht's wht ur buddis wr tring () t tll m.".

hr nglishmn wr in br nd sttd n Irishmn. S, n f th nglishmn wld vr t th Irishmn, td him n th shuldr, nd sid, ", I hr ur St. tri ws drunn lsr.".

"h rll, hmm, didn't nw tht.".

uzzld, th nglishmn wld b t his buddis. "I tld him St. tri ws lsr, nd h didn't r.".

h snd nglishmn rmrd, "Yu just dn't nw hw t st him ff wth nd lrn." S, th snd nglishmn wld vr t th Irishmn, td him n th shuldr nd sid, ", I hr ur St. tri ws ling, hting, iditi, lw-lif sum!".

"h rll, hmm, didn't nw tht.".

Shd bnd blif, th nglishmn wnt b t his buddis. "Yu'r right. 's unshbl!".

h third nglishmn rmrd, "s, I'll rll ti him ff just wth." S th third nglishmn wld vr t th Irishmn, td him n th shuldr nd sid, "I hr St. tri ws n nglishmn!".

"Yh, tht's wht ur buddis wr tring t tll m.".

h rll, hmm, didn't nw tht.

Wth nd lrn!

Yu'r right.

visitr frm llnd ( ) ws htting with his mrin frind ( ) nd ws jingl lining but th rd, whit nd blu in th Nthrlnds flg ( "" , ).

"ur flg smblizs ur ts ( )," h sid. "W gt rd whn w tl but thm ( , ), whit whn w gt ur t bill (, ), nd blu ftr w thm ( ; , : blu , blu , ).".

"ht's th sm with us ( )," th mrin sid, "nl w s strs, t ( ; : I sw strs = ).".

visitr frm llnd ws htting with his mrin frind nd ws jingl lining but th rd, whit nd blu in th Nthrlnds flg.

"ur flg smblizs ur ts," h sid. "W gt rd whn w tl but thm, whit whn w gt ur t bill, nd blu ftr w thm.".

"ht's th sm with us," th mrin sid, "nl w s strs, t.".

fmil ws visiting n Indin rsrvtin ( ) whn th hn un n ld tribsmn ( ; trib ) ling f dwn in th middl f th rd ( ) with his r rssd firml ginst th blt ( , ; blt - ).

h fthr f th fmil sd th ld tribsmn wht h ws ding ( , ).

h tribsmn bgn t s ( /t bgin-bgn-bgun/) "wmn (), lt thirtis ( ), thr ids ( ), n bring dg ( ) in lt mdl, fur dr sttin wgn ( ), trvling t 65 m..h ( 65 ).".

"ht's mzing! ()" limd () th fthr.

"Yu n tll ll f tht b just listning t th grund? ( , )".

"N," sid th ld tribsmn. "h just rn vr m fiv minuts g! ( )".

fmil ws visiting n Indin rsrvtin whn th hn un n ld tribsmn ling f dwn in th middl f th rd with his r rssd firml ginst th blt.

h fthr f th fmil sd th ld tribsmn wht h ws ding.

h tribsmn bgn t s"wmn, lt thirtis, thr ids, n bring dg in lt mdl, fur dr sttin wgn, trvling t 65 m..h.".

"ht's mzing!" limd th fthr.

"Yu n tll ll f tht b just listning t th grund?".

"N," sid th ld tribsmn. "h just rn vr m fiv minuts g!".

ht's mzing!

rminnt lish sintist ( ) ndutd vr imrtnt rimnt ( ; rimnt [ɪsˈrɪmnt]). trind fl t jum ( ) un giving hr vrbl mmnd "Jum!" ( "").

In first stg ( ) f rimnt h rmvd fl's lg ( ), tld ( /t tll-tld-tld/) hr t jum, nd th fl jumd. S h wrt in his sintifi ntb ( "" ) "Un rmving n lg ll fl rgns funtin rrl ( ).".

S, h rmvd th snd () lg, sd (, ) th fl t jum, sh bd (), s h wrt gin (): "Un rmving th snd () lg ll fl rgns funtin rrl.".

hrftr ( ) h rmvd ll th lgs but n ( , ), th fl jumd whn rdrd ( ), s h wrt gin: "Un rmving th nt () lg ll fl rgns funtin rrl.".

hn h rmvd th lst () lg. ld fl t jum, nd nthing hnd ( ). did nt wnt ( ) t t hn ( ), s h rtd () th rimnt svrl tims ( ), nd th lglss () fl nvr ( = ) jumd. S h wrt th nlusin (): "Un rmving th lst lg th fl lss sns f hring ( : " ").".

rminnt lish sintist ndutd vr imrtnt rimnt. trind fl t jum un giving hr vrbl mmnd "Jum!".

In first stg f rimnt h rmvd fl's lg, tld hr t jum, nd th fl jumd. S h wrt in his sintifi ntb: "Un rmving n lg ll fl rgns funtin rrl.".

S, h rmvd th snd lg, sd th fl t jum, sh bd, s h wrt gin: "Un rmving th snd lg ll fl rgns funtin rrl.".

hrftr h rmvd ll th lgs but n, th fl jumd whn rdrd, s h wrt gin: "Un rmving th nt lg ll fl rgns funtin rrl.".

hn h rmvd th lst lg. ld fl t jum, nd nthing hnd. did nt wnt t t hn, s h rtd th rimnt svrl tims, nd th lglss fl nvr jumd. S h wrt th nlusin: "Un rmving th lst lg th fl lss sns f hring.".

h Irish girl nlt ( /t nl-nlt-nlt/) in th nfssinl ( : ; t nfss //; //) nd sid, "lss m, Fthr, fr I hv sinnd ( = , , ).".

"Wht is it (" " = , ), hild? ()".

h girl sid, "Fthr, I hv mmittd th sin f vnit ( ). wi d ( ) I gz t mslf in th mirrr ( ; t gz ) nd tll mslf hw butiful I m ( , ).".

h rist turnd ( ), t gd l ( : " " /t t-t-tn/) t th girl, nd sid, " dr ( ), I hv gd nws ( ). ht isn't sin it's nl mist ( ).".

h Irish girl nlt in th nfssinl nd sid, "lss m, Fthr, fr I hv sinnd.".

"Wht is it, hild?".

h girl sid, "Fthr, I hv mmittd th sin f vnit. wi d I gz t mslf in th mirrr nd tll mslf hw butiful I m.".

h rist turnd, t gd l t th girl, nd sid, " dr, I hv gd nws. ht isn't sin it's nl mist.".

Wht is it?

n gd frmr nd his wif ( ) wr lning ginst th dg f thir ig-n (, ; n ) whn th ld wmn wistfull rlld ( = ) tht th nt w wuld mr thir gldn wdding nnivrsr ( ; t mr , ).

"Lt's hv rt, mr ( , )," sh suggstd ( ). "Lt's ill ig ( = ).".

h frmr srthd his grizzld hd ( ). "G, thl," h finll nswrd (" ", ), "I dn't s wh th ig shuld t th blm fr smthing tht hnd fift rs g ( , : " , 50 ).".

n gd frmr nd his wif wr lning ginst th dg f thir ig-n whn th ld wmn wistfull rlld tht th nt w wuld mr thir gldn wdding nnivrsr.

"Lt's hv rt, mr," sh suggstd. "Lt's ill ig.".

h frmr srthd his grizzld hd. "G, thl," h finll nswrd, "I dn't s wh th ig shuld t th blm fr smthing tht hnd fift rs g.".

Lt's hv rt.

mn is driving dwn untr rd ( ), whn h sts frmr stnding in th middl f hug fild f grss ( , ). ulls th r vr t th sid f th rd ( ) nd ntis tht th frmr is just stnding thr, ding nthing, ling t nthing ( , , , " ").

h mn gts ut f th r ( ), wls ll th w ut t th frmr nd ss him ( = , ), "h us m mistr, but wht r u ding? (, , )".

h frmr rlis (), "I'm tring t win Nbl riz ( ; t win ).".

"w? ()" ss th mn, uzzld ().

"Wll, I hrd th giv (, /t hr-hrd-hrd/, ) th Nbl riz t l wh r ut stnding in thir fild ( : ut stnding "", " " utstnding ; fild: 1) , 2) /, ../)".

mn is driving dwn untr rd, whn h sts frmr stnding in th middl f hug fild f grss. ulls th r vr t th sid f th rd nd ntis tht th frmr is just stnding thr, ding nthing, ling t nthing.

h mn gts ut f th r, wls ll th w ut t th frmr nd ss him, "h us m mistr, but wht r u ding?".

h frmr rlis, "I'm tring t win Nbl riz.".

"w?" ss th mn, uzzld.

"Wll, I hrd th giv th Nbl riz t l wh r ut stnding in thir fild.".

h us m mistr, but wht r u ding?

n frmr gs t ustrli fr vtin ( ). hr h mts n ussi frmr ( ) nd gts tling ( ). h ussi shws ff (, ) his big wht fild ( ) nd th n ss (), "h! W hv wht filds tht r t lst twi s lrg ( , , ).".

hn th wl rund th rnh littl ( ) nd th ussi shws ff his hrd f ttl ( ). h n immditl ( ) ss, "W hv lnghrns (- , , , - : lng + hrn ) tht r t lst twi s lrg s ur ws ( , ).".

h nvrstin () hs, mnwhil ( ), lmst did ( ) whn th n ss hrd f ngrs ( ) hing thrugh th fild ( ). ss, "nd wht r ths?".

h ussi ss with n inrdulus l ( ; inrdulus [ɪnˈrdjulǝs]), "Dn't u hv n grsshrs in s? ( )".

n frmr gs t ustrli fr vtin. hr h mts n ussi frmr nd gts tling. h ussi shws ff his big wht fild nd th n ss, "h! W hv wht filds tht r t lst twi s lrg.".

hn th wl rund th rnh littl nd th ussi shws ff his hrd f ttl. h n immditl ss, "W hv lnghrns tht r t lst twi s lrg s ur ws.".

h nvrstin hs, mnwhil, lmst did whn th n ss hrd f ngrs hing thrugh th fild. ss, "nd wht r ths?".

h ussi ss with n inrdulus l, "Dn't u hv n grsshrs in s?".

W hv wht filds tht r t lst twi s lrg.

bus ld f litiins (, ; ld ; t ld ) wr driving dwn untr rd n ftrnn ( ), whn ll f suddn ( ), th bus rn ff th rd ( /t run-rn-run/) nd rshd int tr in n ld frmr's fild ( ).

Sing wht hnd, th ld frmr wnt vr t invstigt (, , "" /t g-wnt-gn/). thn rdd ( ; rd [rǝˈsi:d]) t dig hl nd bur th litiins ( ).

fw ds ltr ( ), th ll shriff ( ) m ut (, ), sw th rshd bus ( /t s-sw-sn/), nd sd th ld frmr, "Wr th ll dd? ( )".

h ld frmr rlid (), "Wll, sm f thm sid th wrn't (, , = ), but u nw ( ) hw thm litiins li ( ).".

bus ld f litiins wr driving dwn untr rd n ftrnn, whn ll f suddn, th bus rn ff th rd nd rshd int tr in n ld frmr's fild.

Sing wht hnd, th ld frmr wnt vr t invstigt. thn rdd t dig hl nd bur th litiins.

fw ds ltr, th ll shriff m ut, sw th rshd bus, nd sd th ld frmr, "Wr th ll dd?".

h ld frmr rlid, "Wll, sm f thm sid th wrn't, but u nw hw thm litiins li.".

ut u nw hw thm litiins li.

Grnd ws lbrting his 100th birthd ( 100- ) nd vrbd mlimntd him n hw thlti nd wll-rsrvd h rd ( , ; t r , ).

"Gntlmn, I will tll u th srt f m suss (, )," h ld (). "I hv bn in th n ir d ftr d fr sm 75 rs nw ( 75 ).".

h lbrnts ( : ) wr imrssd ( ) nd sd hw h mngd t u his rigrus fitnss rgim ( , ; fitnss ; ).

"Wll, u s, m wif nd I wr mrrid 75 rs g ( , 75 ). n ur wdding night ( ), w md slmn ldg ( ; ldg , ). Whnvr w hd fight ( ; fight ; , ), th n wh ws rvd wrng wuld g utsid nd t wl (, : , ).".

Grnd ws lbrting his 100th birthd nd vrbd mlimntd him n hw thlti nd wll-rsrvd h rd.

"Gntlmn, I will tll u th srt f m suss," h ld. "I hv bn in th n ir d ftr d fr sm 75 rs nw.".

h lbrnts wr imrssd nd sd hw h mngd t u his rigrus fitnss rgim.

"Wll, u s, m wif nd I wr mrrid 75 rs g. n ur wdding night, w md slmn ldg. Whnvr w hd fight, th n wh ws rvd wrng wuld g utsid nd t wl.".

Ill t wl.

It ws thr 'l in th mrning ( ), nd th rtinist (, ) t sh htl ( ) ws just dzing ff (, ), whn littl ld ld m running twrds hr, srming ( , ). "ls m quil! (, )" sh lld ( ), "I just sw nd mn utsid m windw!!! ( /t s-sw-sn/)".

h rtinist immditl () rushd u ( ) t th ld ld's rm ( ).

"Whr is h? ( )" sd th rtinist.

"'s vr thr ( )," rlid () th littl ld ld, inting t n rtmnt building sit th htl ( ). h rtinist ld vr ( ) nd uld s mn with n shirt n ( " " ), mving rund his rtmnt ( ).

"It's rbbl mn wh's gtting rd t g t bd (, , , : )," sh sid rssuringl ( ). "nd hw d u nw h's nd, u n nl s him frm th wist u? ( , , )".

"h drssr, hn! ( , )" srmd th ld ld. "r stnding n th drssr! ( )".

It ws thr 'l in th mrning, nd th rtinist t sh htl ws just dzing ff, whn littl ld ld m running twrds hr, srming. "ls m quil!" sh lld, "I just sw nd mn utsid m windw!!!" h rtinist immditl rushd u t th ld ld's rm.

"Whr is h?" sd th rtinist.

"'s vr thr," rlid th littl ld ld, inting t n rtmnt building sit th htl. h rtinist ld vr nd uld s mn with n shirt n, mving rund his rtmnt.

"It's rbbl mn wh's gtting rd t g t bd," sh sid rssuringl. "nd hw d u nw h's nd, u n nl s him frm th wist u?".

"h drssr, hn!" srmd th ld ld. "r stnding n th drssr!".

Im ging t bd.

n irlin tin ( ) ws bring in vr rtt nw blnd stwrdss ( ; t br in , ; ). h rut th wr fling (, ) hd st-vr in nthr it ( ), s un thir rrivl ( , ), th tin shwd () th stwrdss th bst l fr irlin rsnnl t t ( , ), sh ( ) nd st vrnight ( ).

h nt mrning ( ) s th ilt ws rring th rw ( ) fr th d's rut ( ), h ntid () th nw stwrdss ws missing ( ). nw whih rm sh ws in t th htl ( , /t nw-nw-nwn/) nd lld hr u ( ) wndring wht hnd t hr (, ).

Sh nswrd th hn ( : ), sbbing (), nd sid sh uldn't gt ut f hr rm ( , ).

"Yu n't gt ut f ur rm?" th tin sd, "Wh nt? (" ")".

h stwrdss rlid, "hr r nl thr drs in hr ( )," sh rid (), "n is th bthrm ( ), n is th lst ( - // ), nd n hs sign n it tht ss ( , , ),

'D Nt Disturb'! ( )".

n irlin tin ws bring in vr rtt nw blnd stwrdss. h rut th wr fling hd st-vr in nthr it, s un thir rrivl, th tin shwd th stwrdss th bst l fr irlin rsnnl t t, sh nd st vrnight.

h nt mrning s th ilt ws rring th rw fr th d's rut, h ntid th nw stwrdss ws missing. nw whih rm sh ws in t th htl nd lld hr u wndring wht hnd t hr.

Sh nswrd th hn, sbbing, nd sid sh uldn't gt ut f hr rm.

"Yu n't gt ut f ur rm?" th tin sd, "Wh nt?".

h stwrdss rlid, "hr r nl thr drs in hr," sh rid, "n is th bthrm, n is th lst, nd n hs sign n it tht ss,

'D Nt Disturb'!".

D Nt Disturb!

ung mn hird b surmrt rrtd fr his first d f wr ( , , ; t rrt , ; , ). h mngr grtd him with wrm hndsh nd smil ( ), gv him brm ( ) nd sid ( ), "Yur first jb will b t sw ut th str ( ).".

"ut I'm llg grdut ( )," th ung mn rlid indignntl ( ).

"h, I'm srr (). I didn't nw tht ( )," sid th mngr. "r, giv m th brm (- ) - I'll shw u hw ( , ).".

ung mn hird b surmrt rrtd fr his first d f wr. h mngr grtd him with wrm hndsh nd smil, gv him brm nd sid, "Yur first jb will b t sw ut th str.".

"ut I'm llg grdut," th ung mn rlid indignntl.

"h, I'm srr. I didn't nw tht," sid th mngr. "r, giv m th brm I'll shw u hw.".

h, I'm srr. I didn't nw tht.

I'll shw u hw.

Littl Susn ws mthr's hlr ( ). Sh hld t st th tbl ( ) whn mn ws du fr dinnr ( ). rsntl vrthing ws n ( //), th gust m in ( ), nd vrn st dwn ( /t sit-st-st/). hn mthr ntid () smthing ws missing (- ).

"Susn," sh sid (), "Yu didn't ut nif nd fr ( ) t r. Smith's l ( ).".

"I thught h wuldn't nd thm ( , )," lind () Susn. "Ddd () ss h lws ts li hrs! ( , )".

Littl Susn ws mthr's hlr. Sh hld t st th tbl whn mn ws du fr dinnr. rsntl vrthing ws n, th gust m in, nd vrn st dwn. hn mthr ntid smthing ws missing.

"Susn," sh sid, "Yu didn't ut nif nd fr t r. Smith's l.".

"I thught h wuldn't nd thm," lind Susn. "Ddd ss h lws ts li hrs!".

Smthing is missing.

blnd ws wling lng rivr ( ) whn sh ntid ( ) nthr () blnd n th sit bn ( ).

Sh lls ( ), " w d I gt t th thr sid f th rivr? ( )".

h snd () blnd rlis (), "Yu r n th thr sid ( )".

blnd ws wling lng rivr whn sh ntid nthr blnd n th sit bn.

Sh lls, "w d I gt t th thr sid f th rivr?".

h snd blnd rlis, "Yu r n th thr sid".

w d I gt t th thr sid f th rivr?

w wmn wr in hir sln ( ) tling but thir hm livs ( "") whn th subjt f flight husbnds m u ( ).

"It's unblivbl ( )," n wmn sid. "I n nvr figur ut whr h gs t night ( , , ).".

"I nw tl wht u mn ( , )," sid th thr wmn. "n snd h's in th hus ( ), nd th nt h's gn withut tr ( ).".

"Wll," ss wmn vsdring nrb ( ). "I lws nw whr m husbnd is ( , ).".

"w d u mng tht? ( )" th thr tw wmn s ().

"s ()," sh rlis (). "I'm widw ( ).".

w wmn wr in hir sln tling but thir hm livs whn th subjt f flight husbnds m u.

"It's unblivbl," n wmn sid. "I n nvr figur ut whr h gs t night.".

"I nw tl wht u mn," sid th thr wmn. "n snd h's in th hus, nd th nt h's gn withut tr.".

"Wll," ss wmn vsdring nrb. "I lws nw whr m husbnd is.".

"w d u mng tht?" th thr tw wmn s.

"s," sh rlis. "I'm widw.".

It's unblivbl!

I nw tl wht u mn.

w d u mng tht?

Whn I ws ungstr ( )," mlind th frustrtd fthr ( ), "I ws disilind ( ; disilin [ˈdɪsɪlɪn]) b bing snt t m rm withut sur ("", , /t snd-snt-snt/). ut m sn hs his wn lr V, hn, mutr nd D lr ( , , , D ).".

"S wht d u d? ( )" sd his frind ( ).

"I snd him t Y rm! ( )".

Whn I ws ungstr," mlind th frustrtd fthr, "I ws disilind b bing snt t m rm withut sur. ut m sn hs his wn lr V, hn, mutr nd D lr.".

"S wht d u d?" sd his frind.

"I snd him t Y rm!".

S wht d u d?

ustmr ws bthring th witr in rsturnt ( ). First (-), h sd tht th ir nditining b turnd u ( ; t turn ) bus h ws t ht ( ), thn h sd it b turnd dwn () us h ws t ld ( ), nd s n fr but hlf n hur ( // ).

Surrisingl (; ; t surris , ), th witr ws vr tint ( ; tint [ˈɪʃ(ǝ)nt]), h wld b nd frth ( -) nd nvr n gt ngr ( : " "). S finll ( ), snd ustmr sd him (: "" ) wh h didn't thrw ut th st ( : ; st , ; , ).

"h, I rll dn't r r mind (, )," sid th witr with smil ( ). "W dn't vn hv n ir nditinr ( : "" ).".

ustmr ws bthring th witr in rsturnt. First, h sd tht th ir nditining b turnd u bus h ws t ht, thn h sd it b turnd dwn us h ws t ld, nd s n fr but hlf n hur.

Surrisingl, th witr ws vr tint, h wld b nd frth nd nvr n gt ngr. S finll, snd ustmr sd him wh h didn't thrw ut th st.

"h, I rll dn't r r mind," sid th witr with smil. "W dn't vn hv n ir nditinr.".

h, I rll dn't r r mind.

mn visits his unt in th nursing hm ( ; t nurs - ; ). It turns ut tht sh is ting n ( , ; n , ), s h just sits dwn in hir in hr rm ( ), flis thrugh fw mgzins ( ; t fli , ; / /), nd munhs n sm nuts sitting in bwl n th tbl ( , ).

vntull (), th unt ws u ( ), nd hr nhw rlizs ( ) h's bsntminddl finishd th ntir bwl ( ; bsnt ; mind ).

"I'm s srr, unti, I'v tn ll f ur nuts! (, , )".

"ht's , dri ( , )," th unt rlid (). "ftr I'v sud th hlt ff ( , ), I dn't r fr thm nw ( ).".

mn visits his unt in th nursing hm. It turns ut tht sh is ting n, s h just sits dwn in hir in hr rm, flis thrugh fw mgzins, nd munhs n sm nuts sitting in bwl n th tbl.

vntull, th unt ws u, nd hr nhw rlizs h's bsntminddl finishd th ntir bwl.

"I'm s srr, unti, I'v tn ll f ur nuts!".

"ht's , dri," th unt rlid. "ftr I'v sud th hlt ff, I dn't r fr thm nw.".

Ill t n.

mn wls int br ( ) nd ss th brtndr ( ), "If I shw u rll gd tri, ( ), will u giv m fr drin? ( )".

h brtndr nsidrs it ( ), thn grs ( ). h mn rhs int his t ( ) nd ulls ut tin rt ( ). rhs int his thr t ( ) nd ulls ut tin in (). h rt strths (), rs his nuls ( ), nd rds t l th blus ( ).

ftr ( , ) th mn finishd () his drin, h sd th brtndr, "If I shw u n vn bttr (" ") tri, will u giv m fr drins fr th rst f th vning? ( )".

h brtndr grs, thining tht n tri uld ssibl b bttr thn th first (, ). h mn rhs int his t nd ulls ut tin rt. rhs int his thr t nd ulls ut tin in. h rt strths, rs his nuls, nd rds t l th blus. h mn rhs int nthr t nd ulls ut smll frg (), wh (; ) bgins () t sing lng () with th rt's musi.

Whil th mn is njing () his bvrgs (; bvrg [ˈbvǝrɪdʒ]), strngr () nfrnts (" ") him nd ffrs () him $100,000.00 fr th frg. "Srr," th mn rlis (), "h's nt fr sl ( ).".

h strngr inrss () th ffr t $250,000.00 sh (). "N," h insists (), "h's nt fr sl.".

h strngr gin inrss th ffr, this tim t $500,000.00 sh. h mn finll () grs, nd turns th frg vr ( ) t th strngr in hng fr th mn ( ).

"r u insn? ( )" th brtndr dmndd (). "ht frg uld hv bn wrth millins t u ( ; wrth - , ), nd u lt him g fr mr ( - ) $500,000!".

"Dn't wrr but it ( " ")," th mn nswrd (). "h frg ws rll nthing sil ( - ). Yu s ( ), th rt's vntrilquist ().".

mn wls int br nd ss th brtndr, "If I shw u rll gd tri, will u giv m fr drin?".

h brtndr nsidrs it, thn grs. h mn rhs int his t nd ulls ut tin rt. rhs int his thr t nd ulls ut tin in. h rt strths, rs his nuls, nd rds t l th blus.

ftr th mn finishd his drin, h sd th brtndr, "If I shw u n vn bttr tri, will u giv m fr drins fr th rst f th vning?".

h brtndr grs, thining tht n tri uld ssibl b bttr thn th first. h mn rhs int his t nd ulls ut tin rt. rhs int his thr t nd ulls ut tin in. h rt strths, rs his nuls, nd rds t l th blus. h mn rhs int nthr t nd ulls ut smll frg, wh bgins t sing lng with th rt's musi.

Whil th mn is njing his bvrgs, strngr nfrnts him nd ffrs him $100,000.00 fr th frg. "Srr," th mn rlis, "h's nt fr sl.".

h strngr inrss th ffr t $250,000.00 sh. "N," h insists, "h's nt fr sl.".

h strngr gin inrss th ffr, this tim t $500,000.00 sh. h mn finll grs, nd turns th frg vr t th strngr in hng fr th mn.

"r u insn?" th brtndr dmndd. "ht frg uld hv bn wrth millins t u, nd u lt him g fr mr $500,000!".

"Dn't wrr but it," th mn nswrd. "h frg ws rll nthing sil. Yu s, th rt's vntrilquist.".

Dn't wrr but it.

mn is in br ( ) nd flling ff his stl ( ) vr ul f minuts ( ). is bviusl (, ) drun (). S () th brtndr ss t nthr mn in th br ( ): "Wh dn't u b gd Smritn nd t him hm ( ).".

h mn ts th drun ut th dr ( ) nd t his r ( ) nd h stumbls () t lst tn tims ( ). h driv lng () nd th drun ints ut (, ) his hus ( ) t th mn.

sts th r nd th drun stumbls u th sts (, ) t his hus with th mn.

h drun's wif () grts () thm t th dr: "Wh (: ), thn u fr bringing him (, ) hm fr m, but whr is his whl hir? ( )".

mn is in br nd flling ff his stl vr ul f minuts. is bviusl drun. S th brtndr ss t nthr mn in th br: "Wh dn't u b gd Smritn nd t him hm.".

h mn ts th drun ut th dr nd t his r nd h stumbls t lst tn tims. h driv lng nd th drun ints ut his hus t th mn. sts th r nd th drun stumbls u th sts t his hus with th mn.

h drun's wif grts thm t th dr: "Wh, thn u fr bringing him hm fr m, but whr's his whl hir?".

him hm, ls.

srius drun ( ) wld int br ( ) nd, ftr string fr sm tim ( ) t th nl wmn std t th br ( , ; t st , ), wld vr () t hr nd issd hr (). Sh jumd u () nd sld him (, ; sl , ). immditl (, ) lgizd () nd lind (), "I'm srr (). I thught ( ) u wr m wif ( ). Yu l tl li hr ( ).".

"Wh u wrthlss (; wrth , ), insuffrbl (, ; t suffr ; , ), wrthd (), n gd drun! ( )" sh srmd (, ).

"Funn ()," h muttrd (), "u vn sund tl li hr ( "" ).".

srius drun wld int br nd, ftr string fr sm tim t th nl wmn std t th br, wld vr t hr nd issd hr. Sh jumd u nd sld him. immditl lgizd nd lind, "I'm srr. I thught u wr m wif. Yu l tl li hr.".

"Wh u wrthlss, insuffrbl, wrthd, n gd drun!" sh srmd.

"Funn," h muttrd, "u vn sund tl li hr.".

I'm srr.

Yu l tl li hr.

Funn.

w gus wr in br ( ), nd th wr bth wthing th tlvisin ( ) whn th nws m n ( /t m-m-m /). It shwd () gu n bridg ( ) wh ws but t jum ( ), bviusl suiidl ( ; suiidl [sjuɪˈsɪdl]; suiid ).

"I'll bt u $10 h'll jum ( 10 ; t bt )," sid th first gu ( ).

"t u $10 h wn't," sid th snd gu ( 10 ).

hn (, ), th gu n th tlvisin lsd his s ( ) nd thrw himslf ff th bridg ( /t thrw-thrw-thrwn , /). h snd gu hnds (, ) th first gu th mn ().

"I n't t ur mn ( // )," sid th first gu. "I htd u ( ). h sm str ( ) ws n th fiv 'l nws ( ).".

"N, n. it (-, //)," sid th snd gu. "I sw th fiv 'l nws t ( ). I just didn't thin ( ) th gu ws dumb nugh ( ) t jum gin! ( )".

w gus wr in br, nd th wr bth wthing th tlvisin whn th nws m n. It shwd gu n bridg wh ws but t jum, bviusl suiidl.

"I'll bt u $10 h'll jum," sid th first gu.

"t u $10 h wn't," sid th snd gu.

hn, th gu n th tlvisin lsd his s nd thrw himslf ff th bridg. h snd gu hnds th first gu th mn.

"I n't t ur mn," sid th first gu. "I htd u. h sm str ws n th fiv 'l nws.".

"N, n. it," sid th snd gu. "I sw th fiv 'l nws t. I just didn't thin th gu ws dumb nugh t jum gin!".

I'll bt u $10 h'll jum.

irus wnr ( ) wld int br ( ) t s (, ; : ) vrn rwdd but tbl ( ) wthing littl shw ( ). n th tbl ( ) ws n usid dwn t ( ) nd du t dning n it (, ; t , ; , ; ). h irus wnr ws s imrssd ( ) tht h ffrd () t bu th du frm its wnr ( ). ftr sm whling nd dling ( ; t whl nd dl , -) th sttld fr $10,000 ( 10000$; t sttl ) fr th du nd th t ( ).

hr ds ltr ( ) th irus wnr runs b ( ) t th br in ngr ( ), "Yur du is riff! ( : ; t ri , ; t ri ff ) I ut ( /t ut-ut-ut , /) him n th t bfr whl udin ( ; udin [ˈɔ:djǝns]), nd h didn't dn singl st! ( ; )".

"S? (, : ?)" sd () th dus frmr () wnr, "did u rmmbr ( ; t rmmbr ) t light th ndl undr th t? ( )".

irus wnr wld int br t s vrn rwdd but tbl wthing littl shw. n th tbl ws n usid dwn t nd du t dning n it. h irus wnr ws s imrssd tht h ffrd t bu th du frm its wnr. ftr sm whling nd dling, th sttld fr $10,000 fr th du nd th t.

hr ds ltr th irus wnr runs b t th br in ngr, "Yur du is riff! I ut him n th t bfr whl udin, nd h didn't dn singl st!".

"S?" sd th dus frmr wnr, "did u rmmbr t light th ndl undr th t?".

It is riff!

mn wnt int br in high ris ( ). sw nthr mn t ill ( , ), t drin (), wl t th windw ( ) nd jum ut (). flw rund (: /t fl-flw-flwn/) fr minut ( ) nd zid ( : t zi ; ) b int th br.

s th mzd () nwmr ( ) wthd (, ), th mn rtd this ( ) twi mr ( ). Finll ( ) th mn sd ( ) if h uld hv ill ( = ). h flir () sid it ws his lst n (, , ).

h mn ffrd () fiv hundrd dllrs (500 ) t n vil (), s h md finl ffr ( ) f thusnd dllrs (1000 ). h mn sid tht it ws ll h hd n him ( , : ).

h flir rlutntl gv in ( ; t giv in ; ), t th sh ( ), surrndrd () th ill, nd turnd b t th br ( ). h mn t th ill, t drin, wnt t th windw, nd jumd ut nl t fll t his dth ( ). h brtndr wld vr () t th flir t th br nd, wiing glss ( ), sid, "Yu sur r mn ( , = ) whn u'r drun ( ), Surmn ().".

mn wnt int br in high ris. sw nthr mn t ill, t drin, wl t th windw nd jum ut. flw rund fr minut nd zid b int th br.

s th mzd nwmr wthd, th mn rtd this twi mr. Finll th mn sd if h uld hv ill. h flir sid it ws his lst n. h mn ffrd fiv hundrd dllrs t n vil, s h md finl ffr f thusnd dllrs. h mn sid tht it ws ll h hd n him.

h flir rlutntl gv in, t th sh, surrndrd th ill, nd turnd b t th br. h mn t th ill, t drin, wnt t th windw, nd jumd ut nl t fll t his dth. h brtndr wld vr t th flir t th br nd, wiing glss, sid, "Yu sur r mn whn u'r drun, Surmn.".

It is ll I hv n m.

Yu sur r mn whn u'r drun!

smn mts irt in br ( ), nd tl turns ( ; t turn , //) t thir dvnturs n th s ( ). h smn nts () tht th irt hs g-lg, h, nd n th ( ; g ; ; ; ).

h smn ss (), "S, hw did u nd u with th g-lg? ( : )".

h irt rlis (), "W wr in strm t s ( ), nd I ws swt ( /t sw-swt-swt , ()/) vrbrd ( ) int shl (, ) f shrs (). Just s m mn wr ulling m ut ( ), shr bit m lg ff ( /t bit-bit-bittn /; t bit ff ).".

"Ww!" sid th smn. "Wht but ur h? ( ; : )".

"Wll ()," rlid th irt, "W wr brding n nm shi ( ) nd wr bttling th thr silrs with swrds ( ; swrd , , ). n f ( ) th nmis ut m hnd ff ( /t ut-ut-ut /; t ut ff ).".

"Inrdibl! ()" rmrd () th smn. "w did u gt th th? ( )".

" sgull dring fll int m ( ; dr ; : ; /t fll-fll-flln /)," rlid th irt.

"Yu lst ur t sgull dring? ( - /t ls-lst-lst/)" th silr sd inrdulusl ().

"Wll," sid th irt, "it ws m first d with m h ( ).".

smn mts irt in br, nd tl turns t thir dvnturs n th s. h smn nts tht th irt hs g-lg, h, nd n th.

h smn ss, "S, hw did u nd u with th g-lg?".

h irt rlis, "W wr in strm t s, nd I ws swt vrbrd int shl f shrs. Just s m mn wr ulling m ut, shr bit m lg ff.".

"Ww!" sid th smn. "Wht but ur h?".

"Wll," rlid th irt, "W wr brding n nm shi nd wr bttling th thr silrs with swrds. n f th nm ut m hnd ff.".

"Inrdibl!" rmrd th smn. "w did u gt th th?".

" sgull dring fll int m ," rlid th irt.

"Yu lst ur t sgull dring?" th silr sd inrdulusl.

"Wll," sid th irt, "it ws m first d with m h.".

Inrdibl!

mn hd bn drining t th br fr hurs ( ) whn h mntind smthing but his girlfrind ( - ), bing ut in th r ( ). h brtndr (), nrnd () bus it ws s ld ( ), wnt t h n hr ( ; t h ). Whn h ld insid th r ( ), h sw th mn's frind ( /t s-sw-sn/), Dv, nd his girlfrind issing n nthr (). h brtndr sh his hd ( /t sh-sh-shn/) nd wld b insid ( ; insid ).

tld th drun ( /t tll-tld-tld/) tht h thught it might b ( ) gd id t h n his girlfrind ( , ). h fllw () stggrd utsid t th r (, , ), sw his budd nd his girlfrind issing ( ), thn wld b int th br lughing ( , ). "Wht's s funn? ( )" th brtndr sd ().

"ht stuid Dv! ( , )" th fllw hrtld (, ), "'s s drun, h thins h's m! ( , , - )".

mn hd bn drining t th br fr hurs whn h mntind smthing but his girlfrind bing ut in th r. h brtndr, nrnd bus it ws s ld, wnt t h n hr. Whn h ld insid th r, h sw th mn's frind, Dv, nd his girlfrind issing n nthr. h brtndr sh his hd nd wld b insid.

tld th drun tht h thught it might b gd id t h n his girlfrind. h fllw stggrd utsid t th r, sw his budd nd his girlfrind issing, thn wld b int th br lughing. "Wht's s funn?" th brtndr sd.

"ht stuid Dv!" th fllw hrtld, "'s s drun, h thins h's m!".

It might b gd id t h n ur girlfrind.

Wht's s funn?

mn wls int br nd rdrs n sht ( ). hn h ls int his shirt t ( ) nd rdrs nthr sht ( ). ftr h finishs ( , ; t finish ), h ls int his shirt t gin nd rdrs nthr sht.

h brtndr is urius ( = ) nd ss him ( ), "vr tim ( ) u rdr sht, u l in ur shirt t. Wh? (, )".

h mn rlis (), "I hv itur f m wif in m t ( ) nd whn sh strts t l gd, I g hm ( , ).".

mn wls int br nd rdrs n sht. hn h ls int his shirt t nd rdrs nthr sht. ftr h finishs, h ls int his shirt t gin nd rdrs nthr sht.

h brtndr is urius nd ss him, "vr tim u rdr sht, u l in ur shirt t. Wh?".

h mn rlis, "I hv itur f m wif in m t nd whn sh strts t l gd, I g hm.".

mn stumbls u (, ) t th nl thr trn in br ( , , ) nd ss if h uld bu him drin ( , ).

"Wh f urs ( )," ms th rl ( ).

h first () mn thn ss (), "Whr r u frm? ( )".

"I'm frm Irlnd ( )," rlis th snd mn ( ).

h first mn rsnds (), "Yu dn't s, I'm frm Irlnd t! ( ! ) Lt's hv nthr rund t Irlnd ( : " , " ).".

"I'm urius (; urius )," th first mn thn ss, "Whr in Irlnd r u frm? ( / / )".

"Dublin ()," ms th rl.

"I n't bliv it ( )," ss th first mn. "I'm frm Dublin t! Lt's hv nthr drin t Dublin.".

"f urs ()," rlis th snd mn.

urisit gin stris ( ) nd th first mn ss, "Wht shl did u g t? ( ; )".

"Sint r's ( )," rlis th snd mn, "I grdutd in '62 ( 1962).".

"his is unblivbl! ( ; )" th first mn ss. "I wnt ( /t g-wnt-gn/) t Sint r's nd I grdutd in '62, t!".

but tht tim ( ; ) in ms n f th rgulrs ( ) nd sits dwn t th br ( ).

"Wht's bn ging n? ( , : )" h ss th brtndr.

"Nthing muh ( )," rlis th brtndr. "h 'inl twins r drun gin ( ' , ).".

mn stumbls u t th nl thr trn in br nd ss if h uld bu him drin.

"Wh f urs," ms th rl.

h first mn thn ss, "Whr r u frm?".

"I'm frm Irlnd," rlis th snd mn.

h first mn rsnds, "Yu dn't s, I'm frm Irlnd t! Lt's hv nthr rund t Irlnd.".

"I'm urius," th first mn thn ss, "Whr in Irlnd r u frm?".

"Dublin," ms th rl.

"I n't bliv it," ss th first mn. "I'm frm Dublin t! Lt's hv nthr drin t Dublin.".

"f urs," rlis th snd mn.

urisit gin stris nd th first mn ss, "Wht shl did u g t?".

"Sint r's," rlis th snd mn, "I grdutd in '62.".

"his is unblivbl!" th first mn ss. "I wnt t Sint r's nd I grdutd in '62, t!".

but tht tim in ms n f th rgulrs nd sits dwn t th br.

"Wht's bn ging n?" h ss th brtndr.

"Nthing muh," rlis th brtndr. "h 'inl twins r drun gin.".

Yu dn't s.

I'm urius.

his is unblivbl!

Wht's bn ging n?

hr n ws blind mn wh didd t visit s ( , ). Whn h rrivd n th ln ( ), h flt th sts nd sid ( /t fl-flt-flt , , / ), "Ww, ths sts r big! ( )".

h rsn nt t him nswrd ( : ), "vrthing is big in s ( ).".

Whn h finll rrivd in s ( , , ), h didd t visit br ( ). Un rriving in th br ( ), h rdrd br ( ) nd gt mug ld btwn his hnds ( ). limd (), "Ww ths mugs r big!".

h brtndr rlid (), "vrthing is big in s.".

ftr ul f brs ( ), th blind mn sd th brtndr whr th bthrm ws ltd ( , ). h brtndr rlid, "Snd dr t th right ( )." h blind mn hdd fr th bthrm (), but idntll trid vr ( ) nd sid ( = ) th snd dr. Instd, h ntrd th third dr ( ), whih ld t th swimming l ( /t ld-ld-ld/), nd fll int th l b idnt ( /t fll-fll-flln/).

Srd t dth ( ), th blind mn strtd shuting ( ), "Dn't flush, dn't flush! ( ! !; t flush )".

hr n ws blind mn wh didd t visit s. Whn h rrivd n th ln, h flt th sts nd sid, "Ww, ths sts r big!".

h rsn nt t him nswrd, "vrthing is big in s.".

Whn h finll rrivd in s, h didd t visit br. Un rriving in th br, h rdrd br nd gt mug ld btwn his hnds. limd, "Ww ths mugs r big!" h brtndr rlid, "vrthing is big in s.".

ftr ul f brs, th blind mn sd th brtndr whr th bthrm ws ltd. h brtndr rlid, "Snd dr t th right." h blind mn hdd fr th bthrm, but idntll trid vr nd sid th snd dr. Instd, h ntrd th third dr, whih ld t th swimming l, nd fll int th l b idnt. Srd t dth, th blind mn strtd shuting, "Dn't flush, dn't flush!".

Snd dr t th right.

I m srd t dth.

m hd this rblm ( = ) f gtting u lt in th mrning (" " = ; t gt u lt ) nd ws lws lt fr wr ( ). is bss ws md t him ( ) nd thrtnd t fir him if h didn't d smthing but it ( , - ). S m wnt t his dtr ( /t g-wnt-gn/) wh gv him ill ( , /t giv-gv-givn/) nd tld him t t it ( /t tll-tld-tld/) bfr h wnt t bd ( , , ). m slt wll ( /t sl-slt-slt/) nd in ft bt th lrm in th mrning b lmst tw hurs ( /t bt-bt-btn , /). hd lisurl brfst ( : ; lisur ) nd drv hrfull t wr ( /t driv-drv-drivn , /).

"ss," h sid, "h ill tull wrd! ( )".

"ht's ll fin ( )," sid th bss, "ut whr wr u strd? ( )".

m hd this rblm f gtting u lt in th mrning nd ws lws lt fr wr. is bss ws md t him nd thrtnd t fir him if h didn't d smthing but it. S m wnt t his dtr wh gv him ill nd tld him t t it bfr h wnt t bd. m slt wll nd in ft bt th lrm in th mrning b lmst tw hurs. hd lisurl brfst nd drv hrfull t wr.

"ss," h sid, "h ill tull wrd!".

"ht's ll fin," sid th bss, "ut whr wr u strd?".

ht's fin.

ung mn sd n ld rih mn hw h md his mn ( , ).

h ld gu () fingrd his wrstd wl vst ( ) nd sid ( ), "Wll, sn, it ws 1932 (, , 1932). h dth f th Grt Drssin ( ; dth ). I ws dwn t m lst nil ( , ).

I invstd tht nil in n l ( ). I snt th ntir d ( /t snd-snt-snt ()/) lishing th l ( ) nd, t th nd f th d, I sld th l fr tn nts ( /t sll-sld-sld/).

h nt mrning ( ), I invstd ths tn nts in tw ls. I snt th ntir d lishing thm nd sld thm t 5:00 m ( ) fr 20 nts. I ntinud this sstm fr mnth ( , ), b th nd f whih ( ) I'd umultd frtun f $1.37 ( $1.37).".

"nd tht's hw u built n mir? ( /t build-built-built , /)" th b sd.

"vns, n! ( : !)" th mn rlid. "hn m wif's fthr did nd lft us tw millin dllrs ( 2 /t lv-lft-lft/).".

ung mn sd n ld rih mn hw h md his mn.

h ld gu fingrd his wrstd wl vst nd sid, "Wll, sn, it ws 1932. h dth f th Grt Drssin. I ws dwn t m lst nil.

I invstd tht nil in n l. I snt th ntir d lishing th l nd, t th nd f th d, I sld th l fr tn nts.

h nt mrning, I invstd ths tn nts in tw ls. I snt th ntir d lishing thm nd sld thm t 5:00 m fr 20 nts. I ntinud this sstm fr mnth, b th nd f whih I'd umultd frtun f $1.37.".

"nd tht's hw u built n mir?" th b sd.

"vns, n!" th mn rlid. "hn m wif's fthr did nd lft us tw millin dllrs.".

vns!

limn ws intrrgting 3 blnds ( ) wh wr trining t bm dttivs ( , ). tst thir sills ( ) in rgnizing sust ( ), h shws ( ) th first blnd itur () fr 5 snd ( 5 ) nd thn hids it ( ).

"his is ur sust, hw wuld u rgniz him? ( , )".

h first blnd nswrs (), "ht's s ( ), w'll th him fst bus h nl hs n ! ( , )".

h limn ss, "Wll uh tht's bus th itur shws his RFIL ( ).".

Slightl flustrd ( ; t flustr , , ) b this ridiulus rsns ( ), h flshs ( ; flsh ; t flsh ; ; ) th itur fr 5 snds t th snd blnd nd ss hr, "his is ur sust, hw wuld u rgniz him?".

h snd blnd giggls (), flis hr hir ( ) nd ss, "! 'd b ( ) t s (: ) t th () bus h nl hs n r! ()".

h limn ngril rsnds ( ), "Wht's th mttr with u tw?? ( ) f urs () nl n nd n r r SWING () bus it's itur f his rfil!! Is tht th bst nswr u n m u with? ( , )".

trml frustrtd t this int ( = ), h shws th itur t th third blnd nd in vr tst vi ( ) ss, "his is ur sust, hw wuld u rgniz him?".

quil dds ( ), "thin hrd ( : ) bfr giving m stuid nswr ( "" , , ).".

h blnd ls () t th itur intntl () fr mmnt nd ss, "mmmm th sust wrs ntt lnss ( ).".

h limn is surrisd () nd shlss (: ; sh ) bus h dsn't nw himslf ( ) if th sust wrs ntts r nt ( ).

"Wll, tht's n intrsting () nswr wit hr fr fw minuts ( ) whil I h his fil ( ) nd I'll gt b t u n tht ( ).".

lvs th rm ( ) nd gs t his ffi ( ), hs th sust's fil in his mutr, nd ms b with bming smil n his f ( ; bm ; t bm ; ). "Ww! I n't bliv it it's RU! ( , ) h sust ds in ft wr ntt lnss ( ). Gd wr! ( ) w wr u bl t m suh n stut bsrvtin? ( )".

"ht's s," th blnd rlid. " n't wr rgulr glsss ( ) bus h nl hs n nd n r ( ).".

limn ws intrrgting 3 blnds wh wr trining t bm dttivs. tst thir sills in rgnizing sust, h shws th first blnd itur fr 5 snd nd thn hids it.

"his is ur sust, hw wuld u rgniz him?".

h first blnd nswrs, "ht's s, w'll th him fst bus h nl hs n !".

h limn ss, "Wll uh tht's bus th itur shws his RFIL.".

Slightl flustrd b this ridiulus rsns, h flshs th itur fr 5 snds t th snd blnd nd ss hr, "his is ur sust, hw wuld u rgniz him?".

h snd blnd giggls, flis hr hir nd ss, "! 'd b t s t th bus h nl hs n r!".

h limn ngril rsnds, "Wht's th mttr with u tw?? f urs nl n nd n r r SWING bus it's itur f his rfil!! Is tht th bst nswr u n m u with?".

trml frustrtd t this int, h shws th itur t th third blnd nd in vr tst vi ss, "his is ur sust, hw wuld u rgniz him?" quil dds, "thin hrd bfr giving m stuid nswr.".

h blnd ls t th itur intntl fr mmnt nd ss, "mmmm th sust wrs ntt lnss.".

h limn is surrisd nd shlss bus h rll dsn't nw himslf if th sust wrs ntts r nt.

"Wll, tht's n intrsting nswr wit hr fr fw minuts whil I h his fil nd I'll gt b t u n tht.".

lvs th rm nd gs t his ffi, hs th sust's fil in his mutr, nd ms b with bming smil n his f. "Ww! I n't bliv it it's RU! h sust ds in ft wr ntt lnss. Gd wr! w wr u bl t m suh n stut bsrvtin?".

"ht's s," th blnd rlid. " n't wr rgulr glsss bus h nl hs n nd n r.".

Wht's th mttr with u?

Is tht th bst nswr u n m u with?

Ww! I n't bliv it

Gd wr!

mn ws in br ( ). ing t stri u nvrstin ( ) with distinguishd ling fllw ( , ) sitting nrb ( ), h sid, " I bu u drin? ( = )".

"N," sid th mn l (), "Dn't drin ( ). rid it n nd I didn't li it ( ).".

"Wuld u li igr? ( )".

"N. Dn't sm ( ). rid tb n nd I didn't li it.".

"Wuld u li t jin m in gm f gin rumm? ( )".

"N. Dn't li rd gms. rid it n, nd I didn't li it.

wvr (), m sn will b dring in ftr bit ( ). rhs ( ) h will jin u.".

h first mn sttld b in his hir ( ; t sttl , ) nd sid, "Yur nl sn, I rsum? ( , )".

mn ws in br. ing t stri u nvrstin with distinguishd ling fllw sitting nrb, h sid, " I bu u drin?".

"N," sid th mn ll, "Dn't drin. rid it n nd I didn't li it.".

"Wuld u li igr?".

"N. Dn't sm. rid tb n nd I didn't li it.".

"Wuld u li t jin m in gm f gin rumm?".

"N. Dn't li rd gms. rid it n, nd I didn't li it.

wvr, m sn will b dring in ftr bit. rhs h will jin u.".

h first mn sttld b in his hir nd sid, "Yur nl sn, I rsum?".

I bu u drin?

I trid it n nd I didn't li it.

Wuld u li igr?

n industril rt ( // ) wnt rund sing ( , ) diffrnt l ( ), "Wht d u li bst but ur jb? ( )".

"h gd ( )," n ftr wrr rlid ( ).

"Wht d u li lst but ur jb? ( )" sd th rt ( ).

"h gd ," h sid gin ().

h rt ws surrisd ( ). "Wht d u mn? ( ) Yu li it th bst nd u li it th lst? ( )".

"Wll, I li it bus it s m wll (, , : ), s tht's th gd rt ( = , ). ut if it didn't s wll ( ), I'd quit! ( ; t quit , ; , ) ht wuld b bttr! ( )".

n industril rt wnt rund sing diffrnt l, "Wht d u li bst but ur jb?".

"h gd ," n ftr wrr rlid.

"Wht d u li lst but ur jb?" sd th rt.

"h gd ," h sid gin.

h rt ws surrisd. "Wht d u mn? Yu li it th bst nd u li it th lst?".

"Wll, I li it bus it s m wll, s tht's th gd rt. ut if it didn't s wll, I'd quit! ht wuld b bttr!".

Wht d u li bst but ur jb?

Wht d u mn?

S tht's th gd rt.

ht wuld b bttr!

nwsr ws running mtitin ( ) t disvr ( : ) th mst high rinild ( ), sbr (: ), wll-bhvd (: t bhv wll ) itizn ( [ˈsɪtɪzn]). mng th ntris m n whih rd ( /t m-m-m/, : /t rd [ri:d]-rd [rd]-rd [rd]/):

"I dn't sm ( ), tuh intints ( ; t tuh , ) r gmbl ( ). I m fithful t m wif ( ) nd nvr l t nthr wmn ( ). I m hrd wring ( ), quit () nd bdint (; bdint [ǝˈbi:djǝnt]). I nvr g t th mvis r th thtr ( ), nd I g t bd rl ( : ) vr night ( ) nd ris with th dwn ( ). I ttnd hl rgulrl vr Sund ( ) withut fil (: = ; t fil ; , ; , ).

"I'v bn li this fr th st thr rs ( : ). ut just wit until nt sring ( ), whn th lt m ut f hr! ( )".

nwsr ws running mtitin t disvr th mst high rinild, sbr, wll-bhvd itizn. mng th ntris m n whih rd:

"I dn't sm, tuh intints r gmbl. I m fithful t m wif nd nvr l t nthr wmn. I m hrd wring, quit nd bdint. I nvr g t th mvis r th thtr, nd I g t bd rl vr night nd ris with th dwn. I ttnd hl rgulrl vr Sund withut fil.

"I'v bn li this fr th st thr rs. ut just wit until nt sring, whn th lt m ut f hr!".

I nvr g t th mvis.

rriving fr visit ( ), th wmn sd hr smll grnddughtr ( ), "gn, hw d u li ur nw bb brthr? (, -)".

"h, h's ll right ( : )," th hild shruggd ( //). "ut thr wr lt f things w ndd wrs ( , ; wrs ).".

rriving fr visit, th wmn sd hr smll grnddughtr, "gn, hw d u li ur nw bb brthr?".

"h, h's ll right," th hild shruggd. "ut thr wr lt f things w ndd wrs.".

h, h's ll right.

ut thr wr lt f things w ndd wrs.

"ll thr (ó: )", sid th vuum lnr slsmn ( ; t ln ; ln ) t th littl girl ( ) wh nswrd th dr ( ; t nswr ). "Wuld u li t bu vuum lnr? ( ) Wth this! ( )" ushing his w int th hus ( : t ush ; w ), th slsmn rdd t dum il f lint ( , ; t rd , ; dum , ; t dum , //; il , ; lint ) nd ff grunds nt th shg rt ( ).

"If this vuum dsn't ln this mss right u ( )," h bstd () with big smil ( ), " wh (, ໅) I'll t it right u ( ).".

t this, th littl girl turnd nd lft th rm ( /t lv-lft-lft , /).

"Whr u ging, id? ( , )" lld th slsmn ( ). " find ur mm? ( , )".

"N (, -)," nswrd () th littl girl frm th drw ( = ), "I'm gtting lt nd sn ( , ) 'us w dn't hv n ltriit! ( /bus/ )".

"ll thr," sid th vuum lnr slsmn t th littl girl wh nswrd th dr. "Wuld u li t bu vuum lnr? Wth this!" ushing his w int th hus, th slsmn rdd t dum il f lint nd ff grunds ut nt th shg rt.

"If this vuum dsn't ln this mss right u," h bstd with big smil, "wh I'll t it right u.".

t this, th littl girl turnd nd lft th rm.

"Whr u ging, id?" lld th slsmn. " find ur mm?".

"N," nswrd th littl girl frm th drw, "I'm gtting lt nd sn 'us w dn't hv n ltriit!".

Wth this!

I'm gtting lt nd sn.

grd shl thr ( ) ws sing studnts ( ) wht thir rnts did fr living ( = ). "im, u b first (, = )," sh sid. "Wht ds ur mthr d ll d? ( = )".

im std u nd rudl sid ( /t stnd-std-std/), "Sh's dtr ( ).".

"ht's wndrful ( ). w but u, mi? ( , )".

mi shl () std u, suffd hr ft ( ) nd sid, " fthr is milmn ( ).".

"hn u, mi," sid th thr. "Wht but ur fthr ( ), ill?".

ill rudl std u nd nnund (; nnun [ǝˈnuns]), " ddd ls in ( ) in whrhus ( ; whr ).".

h thr ws ghst (; ghst , [ǝˈɡ:st]) nd rmtl (, ) hngd th subjt t ggrh ( ). Ltr tht d ( ) sh wnt t ill's hus nd rng th bll ( /t ring-rng-rung/).

ill's fthr nswrd th dr ( ; t nswr ). h thr lind (, ) wht his sn hd sid ( ) nd dmndd n lntin ( ).

ill's fthr sid, "I'm tull n ttrn ( ). w n I lin thing li tht t svn-r-ld? ( : //)".

grd shl thr ws sing studnts wht thir rnts did fr living. "im, u b first," sh sid. "Wht ds ur mthr d ll d?".

im std u nd rudl sid, "Sh's dtr.".

"ht's wndrful. w but u, mi?".

mi shl std u, suffd hr ft nd sid, " fthr is milmn.".

"hn u, mi," sid th thr. "Wht but ur fthr, ill?".

ill rudl std u nd nnund, " ddd ls in in whrhus.".

h thr ws ghst nd rmtl hngd th subjt t ggrh. Ltr tht d sh wnt t ill's hus nd rng th bll.

ill's fthr nswrd th dr. h thr lind wht his sn hd sid nd dmndd n lntin.

ill's fthr sid, "I'm tull n ttrn. w n I lin thing li tht t svn-r-ld?".

Yu b first!

w but u?

nswr th dr, ls!

h slswmn (; t sl ) wthd s tn-gr twirld in frnt f th mirrr (, ).

"I dr this drss! ( = )" bubbld th girl ( // , ; bubbl ; t bubbl , ; ). "It's bslutl rft! ( ) I'll t it! ( )".

hn th ung shr usd thughtfull ( , ), "ut in s m mthr lis it ( , ), n I bring it b? ( )".

h slswmn wthd s tn-gr twirld in frnt f th mirrr.

"I dr this drss!" bubbld th girl. "It's bslutl rft! I'll t it!".

hn th ung shr usd thughtfull, "ut in s m mthr lis it, n I bring it b?".

I dr this drss!

I'll t it!

gu frm Grgi ( ) nrlld t rvrd ( : t nrll , , // [ɪnˈrǝul]; rll , ; , ) nd n his first d ( ) h ws wling rss th mus ( ) nd sd n urlssmn ( ), drwling hvil ( ), "us m, n u tll m whr th librr is t? ( , / t /)".

h urlssmn rsndd (), "t rvrd w d nt nd sntns with rsitins ( ).".

h Grgin thn rlid, "Wll thn ( ), uld u tll m ( ) whr th librr is t, sshl? (: sshl : ss + hl )".

gu frm Grgi nrlld t rvrd nd n his first d h ws wling rss th mus nd sd n urlssmn (drwling hvil),"us m, n u tll m whr th librr is t?".

h urlssmn rsndd, "t rvrd w d nt nd sntns with rsitins.".

h Grgin thn rlid, "Wll thn, uld u tll m whr th librr is t, sshl?".

h ungst sn ( ) f grt Indin hif ( ) wnt t his fthr nd sd ( ), "h fthr, hw did u hs th nms fr ur thr hildrn? ( )".

h grt hif rlid, " sn, whn ur ldr brthr ws brn ( ), th first sight I sw (, : , /t s-sw-sn/) ftr th mmnt f his birth ( ) ws br running thrugh th wds ( , ); s I nmd him running-br ( ). h mrning ur sistr ws brn ( , ), th first sight I sw ws butiful str ( ), s I nmd hr mrning-str ( ). ut wh d u s m suh qustin ( ), tw-dgs-fuing? (--)".

h ungst sn f grt Indin hif wnt t his fthr nd sd, "h fthr, hw did u hs th nms fr ur thr hildrn?".

h grt hif rlid, " sn, whn ur ldr brthr ws brn, th first sight I sw ftr th mmnt f his birth ws br running thrugh th wds; s I nmd him running-br. h mrning ur sistr ws brn, th first sight I sw ws butiful str, s I nmd hr mrning-str. ut wh d u s m suh qustin, tw-dgs-fuing?".

ut wh d u s m suh qustin?

bl fmil wnt t th z ( ) nd std in frnt f th g with th lhnt ( ). h ung sn ( ) sd his mthr, "m, wht's tht thing hngin' ff dt (= tht) lhnt? (, , )".

"ht's his til, sn ( , ).".

"N, mm, dt thr thing! ( )".

"h, tht's his trun, sn (, , ).".

"N, mm, dt thr thing btwn his lgs! ( )".

"Uh, tht's nthin' (= nthing , )," rlis th mthr.

Unduntd ( ; t dunt , ; unduntd ), th b ss his fthr, "Ddd, ddd, wht's dt thing hngin' ff dt lhnt?".

"ht's his til, sn.".

"N, ddd, dt thr thing!".

"ht's his trun, sn.".

"N ddd, dt thr thing btwn his lgs!".

"h, tht's his nis, sn.".

"Wll, I sd mm nd sh sid it ws nthing! ( , , , )".

"Sn," rlid th fthr, "I sild tht wmn! ( )".

bl fmil wnt t th z nd th g with th lhnt. h ung sn sd his mthr, "m, wht's tht thing hngin' ff dt lhnt?".

"ht's his til, sn.".

"N, mm, dt thr thing!".

"h, tht's his trun, sn.".

"N, mm, dt thr thing btwn his lgs!".

"Uh, tht's nthin'," rlis th mthr.

Unduntd, th b ss his fthr, "Ddd, ddd, wht's dt thing hngin' ff dt lhnt?".

"ht's his til, sn.".

"N, ddd, dt thr thing!".

"ht's his trun, sn.".

"N ddd, dt thr thing btwn his lgs!".

"h, tht's his nis, sn.".

"Wll, I sd mm nd sh sid it ws nthin'!".

"Sn," rlid th fthr, "I sild tht wmn!".

I sild tht wmn!

wmn wntd divr ( ). Sh wnt t th urthus ( ; urt //; ) nd rd bfr th judg ( : ).

h judg rviwd hr titin nd sd ( ), "D u hv grunds? ( )".

h wmn ld t him quizzill (, ; t quiz /./) nd sid, "Grunds? Wll, s, ur nr ( ), w d hv but n r nd hlf ( - : / grund , : 1) , 2) /).".

"N," sid th judg, "Wht I mn is, d u hv grudg? ( , ; t hv grudg ginst smbd -)".

h bwildrd ( ) wmn rlid, "N, w just hv rrt (, / grudg () grg () /).".

h judg ws bming frustrtd ( ). "Yu'r nt gtting th int ( //: , )," h sid. "Ds h bt u u? ( , ; t bt ; ; t bt u , )".

h wmn rlid, "h, n I'm u t 6:30 ( , 6.30) nd h dsn't gt u until 7:00 ( ).".

h judg ws srtd ( , ). ld t th wmn nd sd: "L, ld, wh r u hr? (, , ) Wht rsn d u hv fr wnting divr? ( , )".

h wmn rlid, "us m husbnd nd I hv mmunitin rblm ( = ).".

wmn wntd divr. Sh wnt t th urthus nd rd bfr th judg.

h judg rviwd hr titin nd sd, "D u hv grunds?".

h wmn ld t him quizzill nd sid, "Grunds? Wll, s, ur nr, w d hv but n r nd hlf.".

"N," sid th judg, "Wht I mn is, d u hv grudg?".

h bwildrd wmn rlid, "N, w just hv rrt.".

h judg ws bming frustrtd. "Yu'r nt gtting th int," h sid. "Ds h bt u u?".

h wmn rlid, "h, n I'm u t 6:30 nd h dsn't gt u until 7:00.".

h judg ws srtd. ld t th wmn nd sd: "L, ld, wh r u hr? Wht rsn d u hv fr wnting divr?".

h wmn rlid, "us m husbnd nd I hv mmunitin rblm.".

Yu'r nt gtting th int.

dntist tld m ( /t tll-tld-tld/) h hd gd nws nd bd nws ( ).

I sid, "Giv m th bd nws first ( ). b ( ) th gd nws will hr m u ( , ; t hr ; ).".

"Wll, u nd rt nl ( )," h strtd, "nd mlt lwr bridgwr ( ). It's ging t st but $3,000 ( 3000$).".

"uh!" I limd (). "Wht's th gd nws?".

"h gd nws," h bmd (; bm ; t bm ; ), "is tht I sht hl-in-n strd ( /hl-in-n /; hl /t sht-sht-sht ; /).".

dntist tld m h hd gd nws nd bd nws.

I sid, "Giv m th bd nws first. b th gd nws will hr m u.".

"Wll, u nd rt nl," h strtd, "nd mlt lwr bridgwr. It's ging t st but $3,000.".

"uh!" I limd. "Wht's th gd nws?".

"h gd nws," h bmd, "is tht I sht hl-in-n strd.".

ildrd m b () frm hr nnul h u ( ; t h u ) with hr dtr ( ) in n unusull gd md ( ; usul ), nd hr husbnd ( ) sd hr wht hd md hr d ( , : ).

ildrd sid, "h dtr tld m ( ) tht I hv th brsts f n ightn-r-ld ( ).".

whih hr husbnd rsndd ( ), "Wht did h s but ur frt-si-r-ld ss? ( )".

ill rtrtd (), " didn't s wrd but u! ( )".

ildrd m b frm hr nnul h u with hr dtr in n unusull gd md, nd hr husbnd sd hr wht hd md hr d.

ildrd sid, "h dtr tld m tht I hv th brsts f n ightn r ld.".

whih hr husbnd rsndd, "Wht did h s but ur frt-si r ld ss?".

ill rtrtd, " didn't s wrd but u!".

Wht hs md ur d?

h musiin finll finishd nw sng ( ), but n n bus it ( ). ws tlling nthr musiin but it ( ), nd th thr gu sid, "Lt m hr it ( = -)".

h first gu wnt t th in ( ) nd ld wndrful tun ( ). Whn h finishd ( ), th snd () gu sid, "ht's wndrful tun! I dn't s ( : ) wh n n bus it ( ). Wht d u ll it? ( = )".

h first mn ss, "I lv u s gddm muh I gtt shit ( : , : , ; gtt = gt t).".

h musiin finll finishd nw sng, but n n bus it. ws tlling nthr musiin but it, nd th thr gu sid, "Lt m hr it".

h first gu wnt t th in nd ld wndrful tun. Whn h finishd, th snd gu sid, "ht's wndrful tun! I dn't s wh n n will bu it. Wht d u ll it?".

h first mn ss, "I lv u s gddm muh I gtt shit.".

Lt m hr it.

I dn't s wh n n will bu it.

I lv u s gddm muh I gtt shit.

rust (; rust //) ld mn () wls int bn ( ) nd ss t th tllr t th windw ( ), "I wnt t n ( ) dmn hing unt ( // ).".

h stnishd () wmn rlis, "I bg ur rdn ( ), sir. I must hv misundrstd u ( , : ). Wht did u s? ( )".

"Listn u, dmn it (, : ; t dmn it ). I sid I wnt t n dmn hing unt nw! ( = )".

"I'm vr srr ( ) sir, but tht ind f lngug ( : ) is nt tlrtd in this bn (: ).".

h tllr lvs ( ) th windw nd gs vr () t th bn mngr t infrm him f hr situtin ( ). h mngr grs () tht th tllr ds nt hv t listn t ful lngug ( ; ful ; ).

h bth rturn t th windw ( ) nd th mngr ss th ld gzr ( ), "Sir, wht sms t b th rblm hr? ( : )".

"hr is n dmn rblm ( )," th mn ss. "I just wn 50 millin bus ( 50 /t win-wn-wn/) in th dmn lttr ( ) nd I wnt t n dmn hing unt in this dmn bn ( ), ?".

"I s (: )," ss th mngr, "nd this bith is giving u hrd tim? ( : )".

rust ld mn wls int bn nd ss t th tllr t th windw, "I wnt t n dmn hing unt.".

h stnishd wmn rlis, "I bg ur rdn, sir. I must hv misundrstd u. Wht did u s?".

"Listn u, dmn it. I sid I wnt t n dmn hing unt nw!".

"I'm vr srr sir, but tht ind f lngug is nt tlrtd in this bn." h tllr lvs th windw nd gs vr t th bn mngr t infrm him f hr situtin. h mngr grs tht th tllr ds nt hv t listn t ful lngug.

h bth rturn t th windw nd th mngr ss th ld gzr, "Sir, wht sms t b th rblm hr?".

"hr is n dmn rblm," th mn ss. "I just wn 50 millin bus in th dmn lttr nd I wnt t n dmn hing unt in this dmn bn, ?".

"I s," ss th mngr, "nd this bith is giving u hrd tim?".

I bg ur rdn, sir. I must hv misundrstd u.

Im vr srr.

Sir, wht sms t b th rblm hr?

I s, nd this bith is giving u hrd tim?

w rtird bning llgus ( ), rr nd Jhn, wr njing fw mrtinis vr lunh ( ) whn Jhn suddnl musd ( ), "Yu nw, whn I ws thirt (, ), m rtin ws s hrd (, , ) tht I uld gri it with bth hnds ( , ) nd nt b bl t bnd it ( ).".

rr nddd in undrstnding ( ).

Jhn ntinud (), "Whn I ws frt ( ), I uld bnd it tn dgrs ( ) with th grtst f ffrt ( ). t fift ( ), I uld bnd it mb twnt dgrs ( , ). nd nw tht I'm st sit ( ), I n bnd it in hlf with n hnd (, ).".

Jhn usd t t si f his drin (, ), nd thn () sid, "rr, I wndr just hw muh strngr I'm ging t gt (, , // ).

w rtird bning llgus, rr nd Jhn, wr njing fw mrtinis vr lunh whn Jhn n suddnl musd, "Yu nw, whn I ws thirt, m rtin ws s hrd tht I uld gri it with bth hnds nd nt b bl t bnd it.".

rr nddd in undrstnding.

Jhn ntinud, "Whn I ws frt, I uld bnd it tn dgrs with th grtst f ffrt. t fift, I uld bnd it mb twnt dgrs. nd nw tht I'm st sit, I n bnd it in hlf with n hnd.".

Jhn usd t t si f his drin, nd thn sid, "rr, I wndr just hw muh strngr I'm ging t gt.".

I wndr just hw muh strngr I'm ging t gt.

Sm smll-tim rs ( ; r ; , ) didd () tht l wr s stuid ( ) tht th wuld t 18 dllr bills ( 18- ) if smbd gv thn n ( - /t giv-gv-givn/). S th rfull md sm lts ( ) nd rintd sm u ( ), nd wnt t smll twn t tr thm ut ( ). h gt u t shr ( ) nd tld fr whil ( ), thn sull sid ( , ), "S, n u giv m hng fr n 18 dllr bill? (, 18- )".

"Sur ()," sid th ld shr ( ). "Wht wuld u li ( : ), thr 6's r tw 9's? ( // )".

Sm smll-tim rs didd tht l wr s stuid tht th wuld t 18 dllr bills if smbd gv thn n. S th rfull md sm lts nd rintd sm u, nd wnt t smll twn t tr thm ut. h gt u t shr nd tld fr whil, thn sull sid, "S, n u giv m hng fr n 18 dllr bill?".

"Sur" sid th ld shr. "Wht wuld u li, thr 6's r tw 9's?".

S, n u giv m hng fr hundrd dllr bill?

hr ws sitin n ( ) fr n untnt () t n lrg firm ( ). h gt th lints dwn t 3 l ( : , // ). h rsidnt ws ging t intrviw h n srtl ( ). sd th first lint in ( ).

"I'm ging t s u just n qustin ( )," ss th rsidnt ( ), "Wht's 2+2? ( )".

lint #1 rmtl nswrs ( , ) "Fur ().".

"hn u, w will gt b t u ( , = )," rlid th rsidnt.

h snd lint ms in ( ), sm qustin ( ) "Wht's 2+2?".

lint #2 thins this must b tri qustin (, ), thins littl bit nd ss "Fiv" ( ).".

h rsidnt rlis, "Wll, tht's bviusl wrng ( ), dn't ll us, w'll ll u ( , // ).".

h third lint ms in, sm qustin "Wht's 2+2?".

h third lint ls rund () s if h's ling fr smn ls in th rm ( - ) nd rlis, "Wht wuld u li it t b? ( , )".

h rsidnt lims (), "YU'R Y N! ( = - , )".

hr ws sitin n fr n untnt t this n lrg firm. h gt th lints dwn t 3 l. h rsidnt ws ging t intrviw h n srtl. sd th first lint in.

"I'm ging t s u just n qustin," ss th rsidnt, "Wht's 2+2?".

lint #1 rmtl nswrs "Fur.".

"hn u, w will gt b t u," rlid th rsidnt.

h snd lint ms in, sm qustin "Wht's 2+2?".

lint #2 thins this must b tri qustin, thins littl bit nd ss "Fiv.".

h rsidnt rlis, "Wll, tht's bviusl wrng, dn't ll us, w'll ll u.".

h third lint ms in, sm qustin "Wht's 2+2?".

h third lint ls rund s if h's ling fr smn ls in th rm nd rlis, "Wht wuld u li it t b?".

h rsidnt lims, "YU'R Y N!".

I'm ging t s u just n qustin.

Wll, tht's bviusl wrng.

Yur m mn!

vr ldrl ul ( ) is hving n lgnt dinnr ( ) t lbrt thir 75th wdding nnivrsr ( 75- ; t wd ; ). h ld mn lns frwrd nd ss sftl t his wif ( ), "Dr, thr is smthing tht I must s u (, ). It hs lws bthrd m ( ) tht ur tnth hild ( ) nvr quit ld li th rst f ur hildrn ( ; rst , ). Nw I wnt t ssur u ( ) tht ths 75 rs hv bn th mst wndrful rin ( 75 ) I uld hv vr hd fr ( ), nd ur nswr nnt t ll tht w ( ; t t w ).

ut I must nw, did h hv diffrnt fthr? ( , ; diffrnt , )".

h wif drs hr hd ( = ), unbl t l hr husbnd in th ( ; bl ; ), sh usd fr mmnt ( ) nd thn nfssd: "Ys. Ys h did (. , / /).".

h ld mn is vr shn ( ; t sh ), th rlit f wht his wif ws dmitting ( , ) hit him hrdr thn h hd td ( : , ). With tr in his h ss, ( ) "Wh?.. Wh ws h? Wh ws th fthr? (, , )".

gin, th ld wmn drs hr hd ( ), sing nthing t first ( ) s sh trid t mustr th urg ( ; mustr , , ; t mustr //) t tll th truth t hr husbnd ( ). hn, finll, sh ss, ( ) "Yu".

vr ldrl ul is hving n lgnt dinnr t lbrt thir 75th wdding nnivrsr. h ld mn lns frwrd nd ss sftl t his wif, "Dr, thr is smthing tht I must s u. It hs lws bthrd m tht ur tnth hild nvr quit ld li th rst f ur hildrn. Nw I wnt t ssur u tht ths 75 rs hv bn th mst wndrful rin I uld hv vr hd fr, nd ur nswr nnt t ll tht w.

ut I must nw, did h hv diffrnt fthr?".

h wif drs hr hd, unbl t l hr husbnd in th , sh usd fr mmnt nd thn nfssd: "Ys. Ys h did.".

h ld mn is vr shn, th rlit f wht his wif ws dmitting hit him hrdr thn h hd td. With tr in his h ss, "Wh? Wh ws h? Wh ws th fthr?".

gin, th ld wmn drs hr hd, sing nthing t first s sh trid t mustr th urg t tll th truth t hr husbnd. hn, finll, sh ss, "Yu".

Dr, thr is smthing tht I must s u.

** LS DG ( : ) **

3 lgs ( ),

lind in lft ( ),

issing right r ( ),

il brn ( /t br-br-brn/),

Rntl strtd ( ),

nswrs t th nm f ( ).

"LUY ()".

** LS DG **

3 lgs,

lind in lft ,

issing right r,

il brn,

Rntl strtd,

nswrs t th nm f.

"LUY".

Littl girl sd hr m ( ), "m, m I t th dg fr wl (, : ) rund th bl? ( : )".

m ss, "N, bus th dg is in ht (, : ht - ; ).".

"Wht's tht mn? ( )" sd th hild ( ).

"G s ur Fthr ( ). I thin h's in th grg (, ).".

Littl girl gs t th grg nd ss, "Dd, n I t Susi ( ) fr wl rund th bl? I sd m ( ) but sh sid th dg ws in ht nd tht I shuld s u ( ).".

Dd sid, "ring Susi vr hr (: )." t rg ( /t t-t-tn/), sd it with gslin ( ), nd srubbd th dg's butt with it ( ) nd sid, ", u n g nw ( ), but Susi n th lsh ( ) nd nl g n tim ( ) rund th bl.".

Littl girl lft ( /t lv-lft-lft , /) nd rturnd fw minuts ltr ( ) with n dg n th lsh ( ).

Dd sid, "Whr's () Susi?".

Littl girl sid, "Susi rn ut f gs ( ; run ut ff /-/) but hlfw ( ) dwn th bl ( ) nd thr's nthr dg ushing hr hm ( : ).".

Littl girl sd hr m, "m, m I t th dg fr wl rund th bl?".

m ss, "N, bus th dg is in ht.".

"Wht's tht mn?" sd th hild.

"G s ur Fthr. I thin h's in th grg.".

Littl girl gs t th grg nd ss, "Dd, n I t Susi fr wl rund th bl? I sd m but sh sid th dg ws in ht nd tht I shuld s u.".

Dd sid, "ring Susi vr hr." t rg, sd it with gslin, nd srubbd th dg's butt with it nd sid, ", u n g nw, but Susi n th lsh nd nl g n tim rund th bl.".

Littl girl lft nd rturnd fw minuts ltr with n dg n th lsh.

Dd sid, "Whr's Susi?".

Littl girl sid, "Susi rn ut f gs but hlfw dwn th bl nd thr's nthr dg ushing hr hm.".

Wht's tht mn?

ring Susi vr hr!

r rn ut f gs.

ftr just fw rs f mrrig ( ), filld with nstnt rgumnts ( ), ung mn nd his wif didd ( ) th nl w t sv thir mrrig ( ) ws t tr unsling ( : , ). h hd bn t h thr's thrt fr sm tim ( : ) nd flt tht this ws thir lst strw ( , /t fl-flt-flt/). Whn th rrivd t th unslr's ffi ( : ), th unslr jumd right in ( : ) nd nd th flr fr disussin ( ; flr , ; // ).

"Wht sms t b th rblm? ( )".

Immditl (), th husbnd hld his lng f dwn ( = ) withut nthing t s ( ). n th thr hnd ( , ), th wif bgn tling 90 mils n hur ( 90 /t bgin-bgn-bgun/) dsribing ll th wrngs within thir mrrig ( : ). ftr 5 10 15 minuts f listning t th wif ( ), th unslr wnt vr t hr ( ), id hr u b hr shuldrs (: ), issd hr ssintl ( ; ssin ) fr svrl minuts ( ), nd st hr b dwn ( /t sit-st-st/). ftrwrds, th wif st thr shlss ( ; sh ).

ld vr t th husbnd ( ) wh ws string in disblif ( , : , ; blif , ) t wht hd hnd ( , ). h unslr s t th husbnd ( /t s-s-sn/), "Yur wif NDS tht ( ) t lst twi w! ( )".

h husbnd srthd his hd ( ) nd rlid, "I n hv hr hr n usds nd hursds ( ).".

ftr just fw rs f mrrig, filld with nstnt rgumnts, ung mn nd his wif didd th nl w t sv thir mrrig ws t tr unsling. h hd bn t h thr's thrt fr sm tim nd flt tht this ws thir lst strw. Whn th rrivd t th unslr's ffi, th unslr jumd right in nd nd th flr fr disussin.

"Wht sms t b th rblm?".

Immditl, th husbnd hld his lng f dwn withut nthing t s. n th thr hnd, th wif bgn tling 90 mils n hur dsribing ll th wrngs within thir mrrig. ftr 5 10 15 minuts f listning t th wif, th unslr wnt vr t hr, id hr u b hr shuldrs, issd hr ssintl fr svrl minuts, nd st hr b dwn. ftrwrds, th wif st thr shlss.

ld vr t th husbnd wh ws string in disblif t wht hd hnd. h unslr s t th husbnd, "Yur wif NDS tht t lst twi w!".

h husbnd srthd his hd nd rlid, "I n hv hr hr n usds nd hursds.".

Wht sms t b th rblm?

Yur wif nds tht t lst twi w!

wmn ws thining ( ) but finding t ( , , ) t hr mn t hm ( ). Sh didd ( ) sh wuld li ( ) t find butiful rrt ( ); it wuldn't b s muh wr s s, dg ( , , , ), nd it wuld b fun t hr it s ( , ). Sh wnt t t sh ( ) nd immditl sttd ( ) lrg butiful rrt ( ). Sh wnt t th wnr f th str ( ) nd sd hw muh ( , / /). h wnr sid it ws 50 bus ( : 50 ). Dlightd () tht suh rr ling ( ) nd butiful bird ( ) wsn't mr nsiv ( ), sh grd t bu it ( ).

h wnr ld t hr ( ) nd sid, "Listn, I shuld tll u first (, = ) tht this bird usd t liv in whrhus ( : ; whr ). Smtims it ss rtt vulgr stuff ( ; stuff ).".

h wmn thught but this ( /t thin-thught-thught/), but didd sh hd t hv th bird ( , ). Sh sid sh wuld bu it nw ( , , ). h t-sh wnr sld ( /t sll-sld-sld/) hr th bird nd sh t it hm ( /t t-t-tn /). Sh hung th bird's g u ( ) in hr living rm ( ) nd witd fr it t s smthing ( , // -).

h bird ld rund th rm ( ), thn t hr ( // ), nd sid, "Nw hus, nw mdm ( , ).".

h wmn ws bit shd t th imlitin ( , / /; t imlit , ; , ), but thn thught, "ht's nt s bd ( = ).".

ul hurs ltr ( ), th wmn's tw tng dughtrs ( - /.. 20 /) rturnd frm shl ( ). Whn th instd th bird ( ), it ld t thm nd sid, "Nw hus, nw mdm, nw whrs ( , , ).".

h girls nd th wmn wr bit ffndd t first ( ), but thn bgn t lugh but th situtin ( /t bgin-bgn-bgun/).

ul f hurs ltr, th wmn's husbnd m hm frm wr ( ). h bird ld t him nd sid, "Nw hus, nw mdm, nw whrs; sm ld fs. i Grg! ( , , , . , )".

wmn ws thining but finding t t hr mn t hm. Sh didd sh wuld li t find butiful rrt; it wuldn't b s muh wr s s, dg, nd it wuld b fun t hr it s. Sh wnt t t sh nd immditl sttd lrg butiful rrt. Sh wnt t th wnr f th str nd sd hw muh. h wnr sid it ws 50 bus. Dlightd tht suh rr ling nd butiful bird wsn't mr nsiv, sh grd t bu it.

h wnr ld t hr nd sid, "Listn, I shuld tll u first tht this bird usd t liv in whrhus. Smtims it ss rtt vulgr stuff." h wmn thught but this, but didd sh hd t hv th bird. Sh sid sh wuld bu it nw. h t-sh wnr sld hr th bird nd sh t it hm. Sh hung th bird's g u in hr living rm nd witd fr it t s smthing.

h bird ld rund th rm, thn t hr, nd sid, "Nw hus, nw mdm." h wmn ws bit shd t th imlitin, but thn thught, "ht's nt s bd.".

ul hurs ltr, th wmn's tw tng dughtrs rturnd frm shl. Whn th instd th bird, it ld t thm nd sid, "Nw hus, nw mdm, nw whrs." h girls nd th wmn wr bit ffndd t first, but thn bgn t lugh but th situtin.

ul f hurs ltr, th wmn's husbnd m hm frm wr. h bird ld t him nd sid, "Nw hus, nw mdm, nw whrs; sm ld fs. i Grg!".

ht's nt s bd.

Sm ld fs.

il in mh mn ( ) mrrid til gd-ling in ld ( : ) nd ftr th wdding ( ) lid dwn th fllwing ruls: ( ) "I'll b hm whn I wnt ( , , ), if I wnt ( ) nd t wht tim I wnt ( : , ) - nd I dn't t n hssl frm u ( = , ; hssl , ). I t grt dinnr t b n th tbl ( ) unlss I tll u thrwis ( : -). I'll g hunting ( ), fishing (), bzing ( ; bz ; t bz ) nd rd-ling ( ) whn I wnt with m ld buddis ( ) nd dn't u giv m hrd tim ( : = ) but it (- , ). hs r m ruls! ( , ) n mmnts? (- )".

is nw brid sid ( ), "N, tht's fin with m (, : ). Just undrstnd ( = ) tht thr'll b s hr ( ) t svn 'l vr night ( ) - whthr u'r hr r nt ( ).".

il in mh mn mrrid til gd-ling in ld nd ftr th wdding lid dwn th fllwing ruls: "I'll b hm whn I wnt, if I wnt nd t wht tim I wnt nd I dn't t n hssl frm u. I t grt dinnr t b n th tbl unlss I tll u thrwis. I'll g hunting, fishing, bzing nd rd-ling whn I wnt with m ld buddis nd dn't u giv m hrd tim but it. hs r m ruls! n mmnts?".

is nw brid sid, "N, tht's fin with m. Just undrstnd tht thr'll b s hr t svn 'l vr night whthr u'r hr r nt.".

Dn't u giv m hrd tim but it!

n mmnts?

N, tht's fin with m.

rtt girl ( ): " I tr n ( ) tht tw-i suit ( // //; i , , ) in th windw? ( : )".

Str mngr ( ): "G right hd (, , : ). It might hl businss ( ).".

rtt girl: " I tr n tht tw-i suit in th windw?".

Str mngr: "G right hd. It might hl businss.".

I tr n tht suit?

G right hd.

It might hl businss.

his ld gl (: gl ) ws tring n (; t tr ; ) n f ths bluss with lunging nlin ( , // ; t lung ) nd ftr ling hrslf vr in th mirrr ( , ), sd slsld ( ) if sh thught it ws t lw-ut ( , : /t thin-thught-thught/).

"D u hv hir n ur hst? ( )" th slsld sd.

"N!" sh squld ().

"Wll thn (, )," th slsld sid, "it's t lw-ut ( ).".

his ld gl ws tring n n f ths bluss with lunging nlin nd ftr ling hrslf vr in th mirrr, sd slsld if sh thught it ws t lw-ut.

"D u hv hir n ur hst?" th slsld sd.

"N!" sh squld.

"Wll thn," th slsld sid, "it's t lw-ut.".

It's t lw-ut.

mn mnid frind hm fr dinnr n vning ( ) nd ntid () tht s sn s th ntrd th dr (, ), his frind issd his wif ( ) nd tld hr hw rtt sh ld ( , /t tll-tld-tld/). ftr dinnr, h mlimntd his wif n th fd ( ) nd issd hr gin ().

"D u lws d tht? ( )" sd th visitr ( ) whn th wr ln ( ).

"Yu bt I d (, ; t bt ; )," nswrd th mn. "It hls ur mrrig h n ( ).".

h visitr ws grtl imrssd ( ) nd didd () t us th sm rdur with his wn wif ( ; rdur ; /. / [rǝˈsi:dʒǝ]). ht night ( ) h swt hr int his rms ( : /t sw-swt-swt /) whn h gt hm ( /t gt-gt-gt ; , /) nd issd hr wrml (; wrm ). "Swthrt (: swt + hrt )," h sid, "u l wndrful tnight ( //), nd I'm lu mn t hv suh butiful wif ( , ).".

is wif ld t him in mzmnt ( ), thn burst int trs ( /t burst-burst-burst ; /).

"Fr t's s ( // )," limd () th stnishd () mn, "wht's th mttr? ( , )".

"Wht d this hs bn! ( )" his wif nswrd. "First Jhnn ( ) srind his nl ( ), thn th wshing mhin ( ) br dwn ( /t br-br-brn/) nd fldd th bsmnt ( ; bsmnt , ; ), nd nw u m hm drun! ( // // )".

mn mnid frind hm fr dinnr n vning nd ntid tht s sn s th ntrd th dr, his frind issd his wif nd tld hr hw rtt sh ld. ftr dinnr, h mlimntd his wif n th fd nd issd hr gin.

"D u lws d tht?" sd th visitr whn th wr ln.

"Yu bt I d," nswrd th mn. "It hls ur mrrig h n.".

h visitr ws grtl imrssd nd didd t us th sm rdur with his wn wif. ht night h swt hr int his rms whn h gt hm nd issd hr wrml. "Swthrt," h sid, "u l wndrful tnight, nd I'm lu mn t hv suh butiful wif.".

is wif ld t him in mzmnt, thn burst int trs.

"Fr t's s," limd th stnishd mn, "wht's th mttr?".

"Wht d this hs bn!" his wif nswrd. "First Jhnn srind his nl, thn th wshing mhin br dwn nd fldd th bsmnt, nd nw u m hm drun!".

Yu bt!

It hls ur mrrig h n.

Swthrt, u l wndrful tnight!

Fr ts s (fr Gds; vns)!

Wht d this hs bn!

w ministrs wr disussing th l f mrls in th mdrn wrld ( ).

"I didn't sl with m wif bfr w wr mrrid ( , )," sid n lrgmn slf-rightusl ( : ). "Did u? ( )".

"I dn't nw ( )," sid th thr. "Wht ws hr midn nm? ( )".

w ministrs wr disussing th l f mrls in th mdrn wrld.

"I didn't sl with m wif bfr w wr mrrid," sid n lrgmn slf-rightusl. "Did u?".

"I dn't nw," sid th thr. "Wht ws hr midn nm?".

Wht ws hr midn nm?

Unl t nvr sd th Lrd fr nthing ( -), but n d h hrd but this rgn Lttr ( /t hr-hrd-hrd/) bgn t thin but it ( /t bgin-bgn-bgun/), nd thin but it ( ). hn ul f ds ltr (, ), h sd th Lrd ( : ),

"Yu nw Lrd ( , ), I nvr sd u fr nthing ( ), I'v bn ging t hurh vr Sund ( ), rising u nd thning u fr wht I hv ( , ), nd I sur wuld li t win tht lttr! ( , , )".

Wll, ul f rs wnt b ( ) nd Unl t still wntd t ( ), nd didn't win ( ) tht rgn Lttr. n d whil lwing fild (, , ) h strts thining but nt winning th lttr ( , , ), nd gt frustrtd (// , ), s h dids ( ) t s th Lrd wh wn't hl him t win th lttr ( , ).

lld u t th s ( ), "Lrd, I nvr sd u fr n' thin' (= nthing) but t' (= t ) win tht thr rgn Lttr, nd Yu nvr did hl ( = , ), wll WY? ( )".

hn th luds bv ( //) bgn t rt ( ) nd in bming vi ( ; t bm ) h hrd th Lrd s ( , // ),

"t, I'm gnn nd sm hl n this (, - ; gnn = ging t), u hv t bu tit first ( ).".

Unl t nvr sd th Lrd fr nthing, but n d h hrd but this rgn Lttr bgn t thin but it, nd thin but it hn ul f ds ltr, h sd th Lrd,

"Yu nw Lrd, I nvr sd u fr nthing, I'v bn ging t hurh vr Sund, rising u nd thning u fr wht I hv, nd I sur wuld li t win tht lttr!".

Wll, ul f rs wnt b nd Unl t still wntd t, nd didn't win tht rgn Lttr. n d whil lwing fild h strts thining but nt winning th lttr, nd gt frustrtd, s h dids t s th Lrd wh wn't hl him t win th lttr.

lld u t th s, "Lrd, I nvr sd u fr n' thin' but t' win tht thr rgn Lttr, nd Yu nvr did hl, wll WY?".

hn th luds bv bgn t rt nd in bming vi h hrd th Lrd s,

"t, I'm gnn nd sm hl n this, u hv t bu tit first.".

I'm gnn nd sm hl n this.

w fishrmn r ut n th l ( ) in bt th hd rntd t th d ( , ).

ftr n hur r s ( ), th drift vr d hl ( , ) nd strt thing fish ( ) fstr thn th vr hd bfr in thir livs (, - ). his gs n fr whil ( - ) until n f thm ( ) ulls lrg i f hl (// ) ut f his tl b ( ) nd drws lrg "" ( ջ) in th bttm f th bt ( ).

"Wht did u d tht fr? ( )" ss th thr n ( ).

"S w n find this st gin! ( )" is th rl ().

"ht's th dumbst thing I vr hrd ( : , - )," ss his budd ().

" w d u nw w'll gt th S bt nt tim? ( , )".

w fishrmn r ut n th l in bt th hd rntd t th d.

ftr n hur r s, th drift vr d hl nd strt thing fish fstr thn th vr hd bfr in thir livs. his gs n fr whil until n f thm ulls lrg i f hl ut f his tl b nd drws lrg "" in th bttm f th bt.

"Wht did u d tht fr?" ss th thr n.

"S w n find this st gin!" is th rl.

"ht's th dumbst thing I vr hrd," ss his budd.

" w d u nw w'll gt th S bt nt tim?".

Wht did u d tht fr?

ht's th dumbst thing I vr hrd.

w winis wnt n hunting tri ( ). ftr it bgn t gt dr ( , /t bgin-bgn-bgun/), th thught it ws but tim t g hm ( , /t thin-thught-thught/). h unfrtuntl gt lst ( , ).

n wini sid t th thr ( ), "I rd tht if u gt lst in th wds u shuld fir thr shts in th ir ( , , /t ls-lst-lst /). It is susd t b ( : ) n "S..S.".

S, th snd wini sht thr tims int th ir. ftr witing fr fw hurs ( ), th rtd th signl ( ). h trid it vr nd vr ( ), but nbd m t hl thm ( : ).

Finll (), th snd wini sid, ".., I'll tr gin ( ), but w'r running ut f rrws! ( ; t run ut ff /-/)".

w winis wnt n hunting tri. ftr it bgn t gt dr, th thught it ws but tim t g hm. h unfrtuntl gt lst.

n wini sid t th thr, "I rd tht if u gt lst in th wds u shuld fir thr shts in th ir. It is susd t b n "S..S.".

S, th snd wini sht thr tims int th ir. ftr witing fr fw hurs, th rtd th signl. h trid it vr nd vr, but nbd m t hl thm.

Finll, th snd wini sid, ".., I'll tr gin, but w'r running ut f rrws!".

I trid it vr nd vr.

.., I'll tr gin.

W'r running ut f rrws!

b ws wling dwn th strt with his Dd ( ) nd ntid dg munting nthr dg ( , ). h b sd his Dd ( ), " Dd, wht r ths tw dgs ding? ( )".

"Wll sn, th dg n t's frnt ws r sr ( , ), s th dg n th bttm is giving him rid hm ( , : ; t rid ; rid , ).".

h sn thins it vr ( ), nd thn ms t th nlusin ( ),

"Gz Dd, isn't tht just li th wrld td (, , : ) u hl smn ut ( - ), nd u nd u gtting fud ( , : t gt fud ).".

b ws wling dwn th strt with his Dd nd ntid dg munting nthr dg. h b sd his Dd, " Dd, wht r ths tw dgs ding?".

"Wll sn, th dg n t's frnt ws r sr, s th dg n th bttm is giving him rid hm.".

h sn thins it vr, nd thn ms t th nlusin,

"Gz Dd, isn't tht just li th wrld td u hl smn ut, nd u nd u gtting fud.".

n u giv m rid?

In frnt f dlitssn ( ), n rt nnissur ( [ɔnǝˈsǝ:]) ntid mng littl ittn ( ; mng [ˈmɪndʒi]) ling u mil frm sur ( ). h sur, h rlizd with strt ( = , ), ws rr () nd rius i f ttr (, ; ttr ; t ). strlld int th str ( ; t strll , ) nd ffrd () tw dllrs fr th t.

"It's nt fr sl ( : )," sid th rritr.

"L," sid th lltr, "tht t is dirt nd undsirbl ( ; t dsir - // ), but I'm ntri ( : ). I li ts tht w ( ). I'll ris () m ffr t tn dllrs.".

"It's dl (; dl , )," sid th rritr (), nd td th mn ( ; t ).

"Fr tht sum () I'm sur u wn't mind ( ; t mind ; , / /) thrwing in th sur (: )," sid th nnissur. "h ittn sms s h drining frm it (, = ).".

"Nthing ding ( )," sid th rritr firml (). "ht's m lu () sur. Frm tht sur, s fr this w ( ; s fr - , ) I'v sld ( /t sll-sld-sld/) 34 ts.".

In frnt f dlitssn, n rt nnissur ntid mng littl ittn ling u mil frm sur. h sur, h rlizd with strt, ws rr nd rius i f ttr. strlld int th str nd ffrd tw dllrs fr th t.

"It's nt fr sl," sid th rritr.

"L," sid th lltr, "tht t is dirt nd undsirbl, but I'm ntri. I li ts tht w. I'll ris m ffr t tn dllrs.".

"It's dl," sid th rritr, nd td th mn.

"Fr tht sum I'm sur u wn't mind thrwing in th sur," sid th nnissur. "h ittn sms s h drining frm it.".

"Nthing ding," sid th rritr firml. "ht's m lu sur. Frm tht sur, s fr this w I'v sld 34 ts.".

It's dl.

Nthing ding.

wif invitd sm l t dinnr ( ). t th tbl, sh turnd t ur si-r-ld dughtr nd sid ( ), "Wuld u li t s th blssing? ( : ; t blss )".

"I wuldn't nw wht t s ( , )," sh rlid ().

"Just s wht u hr mm s ( , , , )," m wif sid ( ).

ur dughtr bwd hr hd ( ) nd sid: "Dr Lrd, wh n rth did I invit ll ths l t dinnr? ( : , : , )".

wif invitd sm l t dinnr. t th tbl, sh turnd t ur si-r-ld dughtr nd sid, "Wuld u li t s th blssing?".

"I wuldn't nw wht t s," sh rlid.

"Just s wht u hr mm s," m wif sid.

ur dughtr bwd hr hd nd sid: "Dr Lrd, wh n rth did I invit ll ths l t dinnr?".

I wuldn't nw wht t s.

Dr Lrd, wh n rth did I invit ll ths l t dinnr?

his gu is in br ( ), just ling t his drin ( ), h sts li tht fr hlf n hur ( ), r s ( ), thn (), this big () burl (, : , ; burl ; ) trubl-mr (: ; trubl , ; ) tru drivr ( ) ms nd sits nt t him ( ), nd drins wht th gu ws string t ( , // ). h r mn strts ring (: ).

h tru drivr ss, "m n, mn ( , , ), I ws just jing ( ). r (: ), I'll bu u nthr drin ( ). I just n't s grwn mn ring ( /t grw-grw-grwn /).".

"N, tht's nt it (, ), ss th gu, "his d hs bn th wrst d f m lif ( ). First (-), I vrsl 'us m lrm dsn't g ff ( : , ), nd I gt t wr lt ( ; lt ). bss is utrgd ( ; rg , ) nd h firs m ( ). Whn I lv th building ( ; t lv , ), t gt t m r ( ), I find it ws stln ( , // /t stl-stl-stln /), nd th li s th n d nthing but it ( , / , /). I gt b t g hm ( ), nd rmmbr I lft m wllt nd rdit rds t th hus ( , ). h b drivr ts ff withut m ( ). I wl th si mils t hm ( ), nd whn I gt thr ( ), I find m wif in bd with th milmn ( ). I grb m wllt nd m t this br ( ), nd whn I ws thining but utting n nd t m lif ( , ), u shw u nd drin m isn ( ).

his gu is in br, just ling t his drin, h sts li tht fr hlf n hur, r s, thn, this big burl trubl-mr tru drivr ms nd sits nt t him, nd drins wht th gu ws string t. h r mn strts ring.

h tru drivr ss, "m n, mn, I ws just jing. r, I'll bu u nthr drin. I just n't s grwn mn ring.".

"N, tht's nt it, ss th gu, "his d hs bn th wrst d f m lif. First, I vrsl us m lrm dsn't g ff, nd I gt t wr lt. bss is utrgd nd h firs m. Whn I lv th building, t gt t m r, I find it ws stln, nd th li s th n d nthing but it. I gt b t g hm, nd rmmbr I lft m wllt nd rdit rds t th hus. h b drivr ts ff withut m. I wl th si mils t hm, nd whn I gt thr, I find m wif in bd with th milmn. I grb m wllt nd m t this br, nd whn I ws thining but utting n nd t m lif, u shw u nd drin m isn.

m n mn, I ws just jing.

N, tht's nt it.

h li s th n d nthing but it.

w bggrs r sitting n r bnh in Irlnd ( ). n is hlding rss ( ) nd n Str f Dvid ( ).

th r hlding hts t llt ntributins ( ; ntributin , ). l wl b ( ), lift thir nss ( = // ) t th mn with th Str f Dvid ( ) nd dr mn in th ht hld b th mn with th rss ( , /t hld-hld-hld/ ; dr ; t dr ; ). Sn () th ht f th mn with th rss is filld () nd th ht f th mn with th Str f Dvid is mt ().

rist wths ( ) nd thn rhs th mn ( ). turns t () th mn with th Str f Dvid nd ss, "Yung mn. Dn't u rliz tht this is hristin untr? ( , // , ) Yu'll nvr gt n ntributins in this untr hlding Str f Dvid ( , ).".

h mn with th Str f Dvid turns t th mn with th rss nd ss, "ish, l wh's tring t th us rting!! (, , )".

w bggrs r sitting n r bnh in Irlnd. n is hlding rss nd n Str f Dvid.

th r hlding hts t llt ntributins. l wl b, lift thir nss t th mn with th Str f Dvid nd dr mn in th ht hld b th mn with th rss. Sn th ht f th mn with th rss is filld nd th ht f th mn with th Str f Dvid is mt.

rist wths nd thn rhs th mn. turns t th mn with th Str f Dvid nd ss, "Yung mn. Dn't u rliz tht this is hristin untr? Yu'll nvr gt n ntributins in this untr hlding Str f Dvid.".

h mn with th Str f Dvid turns t th mn with th rss nd ss, "ish, l wh's tring t th us rting!!".

Yung mn. Dn't u rliz tht this is hristin untr?

ish hn ( ) gs t s his rbbi ( : ).

"I nd ur dvi ( ). wif just gv birth t girl ( : /t giv-gv-givn/).".

"zl tv ( ).".

"hn u (). n w nm th bb ftr rltiv? ( ; rltiv [ˈrlǝtɪv])".

"rding t Jwish ustm ( : ), u n nm bb ftr drtd fthr, mthr, brthr ( , , : )".

"ut th r ll still liv ( )," ss ish.

"h, Im trribl srr t hr tht (, = )," sid th rbbi.

ish hn gs t s his rbbi.

"I nd ur dvi. wif just gv birth t girl.".

"zl tv.".

"hn u. n w nm th bb ftr rltiv?".

"rding t Jwish ustm, u n nm bb ftr drtd fthr, mthr, brthr".

"ut th r ll still liv," ss ish.

"h, Im trribl srr t hr tht," sid th rbbi.

h, Im trribl srr t hr tht.

Lh hd bn sliing in nd ut f m fr svrl mnths ( ; t sli , ).

Yt ( , ) n, hr husbnd ( ), hd std b hr bdsid vr singl d ( /, / ). n d, whn Lh m t (= m t hrslf /t m-m-m/), sh mtind fr n t m nrr ( ; t mtin / /). s h st b hr ( /t sit-st-st/), sh whisrd ( ), s full f trs ( , ),

"Yu nw wht? ( ) Yu hv bn with m ll thrugh th bd tims ( : = ).

Whn I gt fird frm m srtrs jb, u wr thr t surt m ( , = , ).

Whn m first hirdrssing businss fild ( ), u wr thr.

Whn I gt nd dwn b r ( ; t n ), u wr b m sid ( : sid , ).

Whn w lst ur dr Jnthn ( ), u std right hr ( ).

Whn m hlth strtd filing ( ; t fil ; , ; ; , ), u wr still b m sid

Yu nw wht? ( )".

"Wht dr? (, )" n gntl sd ( ), smiling s his hrt bgn t fill with wrmth (, ).

"I thin u bring m bd lu ( , , ; lu ).".

Lh hd bn sliing in nd ut f m fr svrl mnths.

Yt n, hr husbnd, hd std b hr bdsid vr singl d. n d, whn Lh m t, sh mtind fr n t m nrr. s h st b hr, sh whisrd, s full f trs,

"Yu nw wht? Yu hv bn with m ll thrugh th bd tims

Whn I gt fird frm m srtrs jb, u wr thr t surt m.

Whn m first hirdrssing businss fild, u wr thr.

Whn I gt nd dwn b r, u wr b m sid.

Whn w lst ur dr Jnthn, u std right hr.

Whn m hlth strtd filing, u wr still b m sid

Yu nw wht?".

"Wht dr?" n gntl sd, smiling s his hrt bgn t fill with wrmth.

"I thin u bring m bd lu.".

Yu nw wht?

uri nd Srh wr gtting ld () nd uri flt his wif ws lsing hr hring (, /t fl-flt-flt/).

didd t stg tst ( ; stg , ; t stg , ). n d, s Srh rd th r ( ), h std distn bhind hr hir ( // /t stnd-std-std/) nd sid, in nvrstinl vi (: ; nvrstin ), "n u hr m? ( )" Siln ().

mvd twrds hr ( ). ws nw 6 ft w ( 6 ). "n u hr m?" Still siln (: ).

Finll, h mvd dirtl bhind hr hir ( : ) nd bnt vr ( //, /t bnd-bnt-bnt/), just inhs frm hr r ( ), "n u hr m?".

Srh rlid, "Fr th third tim ( ), uri, Ys I n!".

uri nd Srh wr gtting ld nd uri flt his wif ws lsing hr hring.

didd t stg tst. n d, s Srh rd th r, h std distn bhind hr hir nd sid, in nvrstinl vi, "n u hr m?" Siln.

mvd twrds hr. ws nw 6 ft w. "n u hr m?" Still siln.

Finll, h mvd dirtl bhind hr hir nd bnt vr, just inhs frm hr r, "n u hr m?".

Srh rlid, "Fr th third tim, uri, Ys I n!".

n u hr m?

w Jwish wmn wr sitting undr hir drrs t th hirdrssr ( ; dr ; t dr ).

Sdi ss, "S nw, nh, hw's ur fmil? (, , )".

nh rsnds, () "h just fin ( : , ; fin , ; , ). dughtr is mrrid t th mst wndrful mn ( ). Sh nvr hs t ( ), h lws ts hr ut ( , -). Sh nvr hs t ln ( ; ln ; t ln ), h gt hr mid ( ). Sh nvr hs t wr (), h's gt suh gd jb ( ). Sh nvr hs t wrr but th hildrn ( ), h gt hr nnn ( ).".

Sdi thn ss, "nd hw is ur sn ths ds? ( : = )".

nh ss, "Just wful ( ). is mrrid ( ) t suh with f wmn ( ). Sh ms him t hr ut t dinnr vr night ( ), sh nvr s dish ( ; dish ). Sh md him gt hr mid ( ), Gd frbid ( ) sh shuld vuum rt ( //). hs t wr li dg ( , ) bus sh wn't gt jb nd sh nvr ts r f thir hildrn ( : , , ), bus sh md him gt hr nnn! ( )".

w Jwish wmn wr sitting undr hir drrs t th hirdrssr.

Sdi ss, "S nw, nh, hw's ur fmil?".

nh rsnds, "h just fin. dughtr is mrrid t th mst wndrful mn. Sh nvr hs t , h lws ts hr ut. Sh nvr hs t ln, h gt hr mid. Sh nvr hs t wr, h's gt suh gd jb. Sh nvr hs t wrr but th hildrn, h gt hr nnn.".

Sdi thn ss, "nd hw is ur sn ths ds?".

nh ss, "Just wful. is mrrid t suh with f wmn. Sh ms him t hr ut t dinnr vr night, sh nvr s dish. Sh md him gt hr mid, Gd frbid sh shuld vuum rt. hs t wr li dg bus sh wn't gt jb nd sh nvr ts r f thir hildrn, bus sh md him gt hr nnn!".

w's ur fmil?

Just wful.

twn in lnd hd nl n w ( ), nd it std giving mil ( ). h twnsl ( ) did littl rsrh ( : ) nd disvrd ( : , ) th uld gt w frm sw ( : , : ) fr 2,000 rubls, but th uld gt w frm ins fr nl 1,000 rubls ( 1000 ). S, th gt th w frm ins ( ).

It ws grt w ( ; grt ; , ), gv lts f mil ( ) nd lts f rm ( ), nd vrbd lvd this w ( = ). h l didd th wuld mt th w ( ) nd gt mr ws ( ), nd thn th wuld nvr hv t wrr ( // ) but thir mil sul gin ( ; t sul , ). S, th gt bull ( , ) nd ld th w nd th bull int th stur ( /t ld-ld-ld /). Whn th bull m in frm th right ( ) t munt th w ( ; t munt , ), th w mvd t th lft ( ). Whn th bull mvd in t munt th w frm th lft, th w mvd t th right. his wnt n ll d ( ).

Finll, in dsrtin ( ), th l didd t s th rbbi wht t d ( , ). ftr ll, h ws vr wis ( ). h tld him th str ( /t tll-tld-tld/). "Rbbi, w'v trid ll d ( ) t mt ur w. Whn th bull mvs in frm th right th w mvs lft, nd whn th bull mvs in frm th lft th w mvs t th right. Wht d w d? ( )".

h rbbi thught mmnt nd sid ( ), "S, wh did u bu this w frm ins? ( )".

"Rbbi," th sid, "u r s wis. W nvr sid w bught th w frm ins ( / = / , ). w did u nw tht? ( )".

h rbbi sid, " wif is frm ins ( ).".

twn in lnd hd nl n w, nd it std giving mil. h twnsl did littl rsrh nd disvrd th uld gt w frm sw fr 2,000 rubls, but th uld gt w frm ins fr nl 1,000 rubls. S th gt th w frm ins.

It ws grt w, gv lts f mil nd lts f rm, nd vrbd lvd this w. h l didd th wuld mt th w nd gt mr ws, nd thn th wuld nvr hv t wrr but thir mil sul gin. S th gt bull nd ld th w nd th bull int th stur. Whn th bull m in frm th right t munt th w, th w mvd t th lft. Whn th bull mvd in t munt th w frm th lft, th w mvd t th right. his wnt n ll d.

Finll, in dsrtin, th l didd t s th rbbi wht t d. ftr ll, h ws vr wis. h tld him th str. "Rbbi, w'v trid ll d t mt ur w. Whn th bull mvs in frm th right th w mvs lft, nd whn th bull mvs in frm th lft th w mvs t th right. Wht d w d?".

h rbbi thught mmnt nd sid, "S, wh did u bu this w frm ins?".

"Rbbi," th sid, "u r s wis. W nvr sid w bught th w frm ins. w did u nw tht?".

h rbbi sid, " wif is frm ins.".

Wht d w d?

w did u nw tht?

h ust nd nrnd huswif Rivh ( ; t ust ; ) srng t th tlhn ( /t sring-srng-srung /) whn it rng ( /t ring-rng-rung/) nd listnd with rlif ( ) t th indl vi ( ).

"Drling, w r u? his is umm (, , ).".

"h umm," sh sid, "I'm hving bd d ( ).".

ring int bittr trs (: /t br-br-brn /), sh ntinud ( ), "h bb wn't t ( ) nd th wshing mhin br dwn ( ). I hvn't hd hn t g shing ( ) nd bsids ( ), I'v just srind m nl ( ) nd I hv t hbbl rund ( ). n t f tht ( ; t , ), th hus is mss ( , ) nd I'm susd t hv th Gldbrgs nd th Rsns fr dinnr tnight ( : , ; t sus ).".

h vi n th thr nd sid in smth ( ), "Drling, lt umm hndl it (, ; t hndl ; , ).".

Sh ntinud, "Sit dwn, rl, nd ls ur s (, ). I'll b vr in hlf n hur ( ). I'll d ur shing ( / , / ), ln u th hus ( ; ln ; t ln u , ), nd ur dinnr fr u ( , ). I'll fd th bb ( ) nd I'll ll n nginr I nw ( , ) wh'll b t ur hus t fi th wshing mhin in 30 minuts ( , , 30 ).

Nw st ring ( ). I'll d vrthing ( ). In ft (, ), I'll vn ll ur husbnd Dvid t th ffi ( ) nd tll him h ught t m hm nd hl ut fr n ( , ; n - ; , /. /).".

"Dvid?" sid Rivh. "Wh's Dvid? ( )".

"Wh, Dvid 's ur husbnd! ( ) Is this () 0208 123 3749?".

"N, this is 0208 123 3747.".

"h, I'm srr (, ). I guss I hv th wrng numbr (, ).".

hr ws shrt us ( ), thn Rivh sid, "Ds this mn u'r nt ming vr? ( , : , //)".

h ust nd nrnd huswif Rivh srng t th tlhn whn it rng nd listnd with rlif t th indl vi.

"Drling, w r u? his is umm.".

"h umm," sh sid "I'm hving bd d.".

ring int bittr trs, sh ntinud, "h bb wn't t nd th wshing mhin br dwn. I hvn't hd hn t g shing nd bsids, I'v just srind m nl nd I hv t hbbl rund. n t f tht, th hus is mss nd I'm susd t hv th Gldbrgs nd th Rsns fr dinnr tnight.".

h vi n th thr nd sid in smth, "Drling, lt umm hndl it.".

Sh ntinud, "Sit dwn, rl, nd ls ur s. I'll b vr in hlf n hur. I'll d ur shing, ln u th hus, nd ur dinnr fr u. I'll fd th bb nd I'll ll n nginr I nw wh'll b t ur hus t fi th wshing mhin in 30 minuts.

Nw st ring. I'll d vrthing. In ft, I'll vn ll ur husbnd Dvid t th ffi nd tll him h ught t m hm nd hl ut fr n.".

"Dvid?" sid Rivh. "Wh's Dvid?".

"Wh, Dvid 's ur husbnd! Is this 0208 123 3749?".

"N, this is 0208 123 3747.".

"h, I'm srr. I guss I hv th wrng numbr.".

hr ws shrt us, thn Rivh sid, "Ds this mn u'r nt ming vr?".

Drling, w r u?

Lt m hndl it.

h, I'm srr. I guss I hv th wrng numbr.

Ds this mn u'r nt ming vr?

Jwish grndmthr giving dirtins t hr grwn grndsn ( ) wh is ming t visit with his wif ( ),

"Yu m t th frnt dr ( ) f th Gldrs Grn bl f flts ( ). I m in flt ( ) numbr 32. hr is big nl t th frnt dr ( : , , /, /; nl [ˈænl]). With ur lbw ( ), ush buttn ( ) 32. I will buzz u in ( / /; t buzz , ; ). m insid (), th lvtr is n th right ( ). Gt in (), nd with ur lbw hit (: ) 14. Whn u gt ut ( ), I m n th lft ( ). With ur lbw, hit m drbll ( ; bll ).".

"Grndm, tht sunds s ( : ), but wh () m I hitting ll ths buttns with m lbw?".

"Yu'r ming mt hndd? ( = )".

Jwish grndmthr giving dirtins t hr grwn grndsn wh is ming t visit with his wif,

"Yu m t th frnt dr f th Gldrs Grn bl f flts. I m in flt numbr 32. hr is big nl t th frnt dr. With ur lbw, ush buttn 32. I will buzz u in. m insid, th lvtr is n th right. Gt in, nd with ur lbw hit 14. Whn u gt ut, I m n th lft. With ur lbw, hit m drbll.".

"Grndm, tht sunds s, but wh m I hitting ll ths buttns with m lbw?".

"Yu'r ming mt hndd?".

ht sunds s.

Fur Jwish ldis ( ) r ling ridg ( ).

tt sighs nd ss ( ), " ()".

Frd nds (), sighs, nd ss, " v! (, )".

itt ss, " vs mr! (, )".

hrltt hims in ( : t him / /): "nugh tl but th hildrn lrd ( ). Lt's gt b t th gm (- : ; b )".

Fur Jwish ldis r ling ridg.

tt sighs nd ss, "".

Frd nds, sighs, nd ss, " v!".

itt ss, " vs mr!".

hrltt hims in: "nugh tl but th hildrn lrd. Lt's gt b t th gm.".

Lt's gt b t th gm.

ftr dm ws rtd ( , ), thr h ws, ll ln, in th Grdn f dn ( ).

f urs it wsn't gd fr him t b ll b himslf (, : ), s th Lrd m dwn t visit ( ).

"dm," sid, "I hv ln t m u muh, muh hir ( , , ). I'm ging t giv u mnin ( ), hl mt fr u ( ) - smn wh will fulfil (-, ) ur vr nd nd dsir ( ). Smn wh will b fithful, lving nd bdint ( , ; bdint [ǝˈbi:djǝnt]). Smn wh will m u fl wndrful vr d f ur lif ( , // ).".

dm ws stunnd (). "ht sunds inrdibl! ( )".

"Wll, it is ( )," rlid th Lrd. "ut it dsn't m fr fr ( ; fr ). his is smn s sil ( ) tht it's ging t st u n rm nd lg ( ).".

"ht's rtt high ri t ( )," sid dm. "Wht n I gt fr rib? ( )".

ftr dm ws rtd, thr h ws, ll ln, in th Grdn f dn.

f urs it wsn't gd fr him t b ll b himslf, s th Lrd m dwn t visit.

"dm," sid, "I hv ln t m u muh, muh hir. I'm ging t giv u mnin, hl mt fr u smn wh will fulfil ur vr nd nd dsir. Smn wh will b fithful, lving nd bdint. Smn wh will m u fl wndrful vr d f ur lif.".

dm ws stunnd. "ht's sunds inrdibl!".

"Wll, it is," rlid th Lrd. "ut it dsn't m fr fr. his is smn s sil tht it's ging t st u n rm nd lg.".

"ht's rtt high ri t ," sid dm. "Wht n I gt fr rib?".

ht's sunds inrdibl!

ht's rtt high ri t .

hr frinds wr t th br tling ( , ), nd ftr mn runds f br ( / /: ), n f thm suggsts ( ) tht vrn dmits smthing ( - ) th hv nvr dmittd t nn ( ).

"," ss th first, "I'v nvr tld nbd I'm g! ( , /t tll-tld-tld/)".

h snd nfsss (), "I'm hving n ffir with m bss's wif ( , ).".

h third, ish, bgins, "I dn't nw hw t tll u ( , )".

"Dn't b sh ( = : , )," th tw frinds sid.

"Wll," ss ish, "I n't srts ( ).".

hr frinds wr t th br tling, nd ftr mn runds f br, n f thm suggsts tht vrn dmits smthing th hv nvr dmittd t nn.

"," ss th first, "I'v nvr tld nbd I'm g!".

h snd nfsss, "I'm hving n ffir with m bss's wif.".

h third, ish, bgins, "I dn't nw hw t tll u".

"Dn't b sh," th tw frinds sid.

"Wll," ss ish, "I n't srts.".

Dn't b sh.

r. Shwrtz gs t mt his nw sn-in-lw t b ( ), Sl ().

ss t Sl, wh is vr rligius ( , ), "S nw tll m, Sl, m b, wht d u d? ( , , , )".

"I stud th rh ( )," h rlis.

"ut Sl, u r ging t mrr m dughtr ( ), hw r u ging t fd nd hus hr? ( )".

"N rblm," ss Sl, "I stud rh nd it ss Gd will rvid ( , , ).".

"ut u will hv hildrn ( ), hw will u dut thm? ( )" ss r. Shwrtz.

"N rblm," ss Sl, "I stud rh nd it ss Gd will rvid.".

r. Shwrtz gs hm nd rs. Shwrtz, his wif, niusl ss wht Sl is li ( , : ).

"Wll," ss r. Shwrtz, "h's lvl b ( ), I nl just mt him nd h lrd thins I'm Gd ( = , , /t mt-mt-mt/).".

r. Shwrtz gs t mt his nw sn-in-lw t b, Sl.

ss t Sl (wh is vr rligius), "S nw, tll m, Sl, m b, wht d u d?".

"I stud th rh," h rlis.

"ut Sl, u r ging t mrr m dughtr, hw r u ging t fd nd hus hr?".

"N rblm," ss Sl, "I stud rh nd it ss Gd will rvid.".

"ut u will hv hildrn, hw will u dut thm?" ss r. Shwrtz.

"N rblm," ss Sl, "I stud rh nd it ss Gd will rvid.".

r. Shwrtz gs hm nd rs. Shwrtz, his wif, niusl ss wht Sl is li.

"Wll," ss r. Shwrtz, "h's lvl b, I nl just mt him nd h lrd thins I'm Gd.".

Wht d u d?

N rblm.

ll, tht's u ( ), b?

Ys, dis (= this; , ) is b

It dsn't sunt (=sund) li ( : ) b.

Vll (=wll), dis is b ll right ( : ).

Yu'r sitiv ( ) it's b?

bslutl ().

Vll, listn bi, dis is . n u lnd m fft unds? (= fift unds 50 ).

Vn (=whn) b ms in (), I'll tll him u lld ( , ).

ll, tht's u, b?

Ys, dis is b

It dsn't sunt li b.

Vll, dis is b ll right.

Yu'r sitiv it's b?

bslutl.

Vll, listn bi, dis is . n u lnd m fft unds?

Vn b ms in, I'll tll him u lld

r u sitiv?

b gs t s his rbbi ( : ).

"Rbbi, smthing trribl is hning (- ) nd I hv t tl t u but it ( ).".

h rbbi sd, "Wht's wrng, b? ( : )".

b rlid, " wif is isning m ( ; isn ).".

h rbbi ws vr surrisd () b this nd ss, "w n tht b? ( : )".

b thn lds (; t d / /; ; , ), "I'm tlling u ( ), I'm rtin ( ) sh's isning m, wht shuld I d? ( = )".

h rbbi thn ffrs ( ), "ll u wht ( ). Lt m tl t hr ( ), I'll s wht I n find ut ( , ; t find ) nd I'll lt u nw ( ).".

w ltr th rbbi lls (; ) b nd ss, "Wll, I s t ur wif ( /t s-s-sn/). I s t hr n th hn ( ) fr thr hurs ( ). Yu wnt m dvi? ( )".

b niusl ss (), "Ys.".

" th isn ( )," ss th rbbi.

b gs t s his rbbi.

"Rbbi, smthing trribl is hning nd I hv t tl t u but it.".

h rbbi sd, "Wht's wrng, b?".

b rlid, " wif is isning m.".

h rbbi ws vr surrisd b this nd ss, "w n tht b?".

b thn lds, "I'm tlling u, I'm rtin sh's isning m, wht shuld I d?".

h rbbi thn ffrs, "ll u wht. Lt m tl t hr, I'll s wht I n find ut nd I'll lt u nw.".

w ltr th rbbi lls b nd ss, "Wll, I s t ur wif. I s t hr n th hn fr thr hurs. Yu wnt m dvi?".

b niusl ss, "Ys.".

" th isn," ss th rbbi.

Wht's wrng?

Wht shuld I d?

Lt m tl t hr.

I'll s wht I n find ut.

I'll lt u nw.

Yu wnt m dvi?

91-r-ld Gldstin nd his 89-r-ld wif f 66 rs ( 66 ) g t thir lwr ( ) t gt divr ( ).

uzzld (), th lwr ss (), "Wh did u wit ll this tim ( ) if u wr bth s misrbl fr s lng? ( )".

h nswr (): "W wr just witing fr th ids t di ( , ).".

91-r-ld Gldstin nd his 89-r-ld wif f 66 rs g t thir lwr t gt divr.

uzzld, th lwr ss, "Wh did u wit ll this tim if u wr bth s misrbl fr s lng?".

h nswr: "W wr just witing fr th ids t di.".

Wh did u wit ll this tim?

hr mn r disussing thir rvius night's lvming ( ; t m lv ).

lbrt th Itlin ( ) ss, " wif, I rubbd hr ll vr ( ) with fin liv il ( ; fin , ; ), thn w m wndrful lv ( ). Sh srmd fr fiv minuts ( // ).".

rl th Frnhmn ( ) ss, "I smthd (; smth , ; t smth , ; , [smu:ð]) swt buttr ( ) n m wif's bd (), thn w md ssint () lv. Sh srmd fr hlf n hur ( ).".

uri hn ( ) ss, "I vrd m wif's bd with shmltz ( ). W md lv nd sh srmd fr si hurs ( ).".

h thrs s, "Si hurs? w did u m hr ( = , ) srm fr si hurs?".

uri shrugs ( ). "I wid m hnds n th drs ( , ).".

hr mn r disussing thir rvius night's lvming.

lbrt th Itlin ss, " wif, I rubbd hr ll vr with fin liv il, thn w m wndrful lv. Sh srmd fr fiv minuts.".

rl th Frnhmn ss, "I smthd swt buttr n m wif's bd, thn w md ssint lv. Sh srmd fr hlf n hur.".

uri hn ss, "I vrd m wif's bd with shmltz. W md lv nd sh srmd fr si hurs.".

h thrs s, "Si hurs? w did u m hr srm fr si hurs?".

uri shrugs. "I wid m hnds n th drs.".

W md lv.

businssmn brdd ln ( ) t find, sitting nt t him ( : ), n lgnt Jwish wmn ( ) wring ( ; t wr - / , /) th lrgst nd mst stunning ( ) dimnd ring ( ) h hd vr sn ( - ). sd hr but it ( ).

"his is th lmn dimnd ( )," sh sid. "It is butiful ( , ), but thr is trribl urs ( / / ) tht gs with it ( ).".

"Wht's th urs? ( )" th mn sd ().

"r. lmn ( ).".

businssmn brdd ln t find, sitting nt t him, n lgnt Jwish wmn wring th lrgst nd mst stunning dimnd ring h hd vr sn. sd hr but it.

"his is th lmn dimnd," sh sid. "It is butiful, but thr is trribl urs tht gs with it.".

"Wht's th urs?" th mn sd.

"r. lmn.".

his is th mst stunning dimnd ring I hv vr sn.

rni is vr wlth () mn indd ( ).

n d in Jun ( ), h gs n hlid ( , ) with his ltst ( ), muh ungr girlfrind ( // ), Srh. s th ds in th sun wr n ( , /t wr-wr-wrn //; / /), rni nd Srh bgn t tl but th diffrns in thir gs nd intrsts btwn thm ( / / /t bgin-bgn-bgun/).

rni sd, "If I lst vrthing ( /t ls-lst-lst/), ll m mn, m mnsin ( ), m Rlls R, tmrrw, wuld u still lv m ( - ), Srh?".

"Ys, drling," sid Srh, "nd Id miss u t ( ; t miss ; ; - -, ).".

rni is vr wlth mn indd.

n d in Jun, h gs n hlid with his ltst, muh ungr girlfrind, Srh. s th ds in th sun wr n, rni nd Srh bgn t tl but th diffrns in thir gs nd intrsts btwn thm.

rni sd, "If I lst vrthing, ll m mn, m mnsin, m Rlls R, tmrrw, wuld u still lv m, Srh?".

"Ys, drling," sid Srh, "nd Id miss u t.".

Ill miss u.

ish hd bn singl ( ) fr lng tim ( ). n d, h itdl tlls his mthr ( ) tht h's flln in lv t lst ( ) nd h is ging t gt mrrid ( ). Sh is bviusl vrjd ( ; j ).

ish thn tlls his mthr, "Just fr fun (, ), um, I'm ging t bring vr 3 wmn ( ) nd u tr nd guss ( ) whih n I'm ging t mrr ( ).".

is mthr grs ().

h nt d ( ), ish brings 3 butiful wmn int th hus ( ) nd sits thm dwn n th uh ( ) nd th ll ht fr whil ( - ; whil ). hn ish turns () t his mthr nd ss, ", um. Guss whih n I'm ging t mrr?".

Sh immditl () rlis, "h rdhd in th middl ( ).".

"ht's mzing () um. Yu'r right ( = ). w did u nw? ( )".

"I dn't li hr ( ).".

ish hd bn singl fr lng tim. n d, h itdl tlls his mthr tht h's flln in lv t lst nd h is ging t gt mrrid. Sh is bviusl vrjd.

ish thn tlls his mthr, "Just fr fun, um, I'm ging t bring vr 3 wmn nd u tr nd guss whih n I'm ging t mrr.".

is mthr grs.

h nt d, ish brings 3 butiful wmn int th hus nd sits thm dwn n th uh nd th ll ht fr whil. hn ish turns t his mthr nd ss, ", um. Guss whih n I'm ging t mrr?".

Sh immditl rlis, "h rdhd in th middl.".

"ht's mzing, um. Yu'r right. w did u nw?".

"I dn't li hr.".

Just fr fun.

ht's mzing!

njmin rushs () t his dtr.

"Dtr, uv gt t giv m smthing ( -) t m m ung gin ( ). Iv gt dt ( ) with this butiful ung girl tnight ( ).".

is dtr sid, "ld n snd (, // ; t hld ), ur 70 rs ld ( 70 ), thrs rll nt lt I n d fr u ( ; lt , ).".

njmin rlis, "ut dtr, m frind n is muh ldr thn I m ( : ) nd h ss h hs s thr tims w ( , ).".

"," ss th dtr, "s u s it t! ( )".

njmin rushs t his dtr.

"Dtr, uv gt t giv m smthing t m m ung gin. Iv gt dt with this butiful ung girl tnight.".

is dtr sid, "ld n snd, ur 70 rs ld, thrs rll nt lt I n d fr u.".

njmin rlis, "ut dtr, m frind n is muh ldr thn I m nd h ss h hs s thr tims w.".

"," ss th dtr, "s u s it t!".

ld n snd.

hrs rll nt lt I n d fr u.

i ws ding () nd n hr dthbd ( ), sh gv finl instrutins ( ) t hr husbnd ( ) n.

"n, uv bn s gd t m ll ths rs ( ). I nw u nvr vn thught ( , /t thin-thught-thught/) but nthr wmn ( ). ut nw tht Im ging ( , ), I wnt u t mrr gin ( , ) s sn s ssibl ( ) nd I wnt u t giv ur nw wif ( ) ll m nsiv lths ( ).".

"I nt d tht, drling ( , )," n sid. "Yur siz ( ) 16 nd shs nl ( ) 10.".

i ws ding nd n hr dthbd, sh gv finl instrutins t hr husbnd n.

"n, uv bn s gd t m ll ths rs. I nw u nvr vn thught but nthr wmn. ut nw tht Im ging, I wnt u t mrr gin s sn s ssibl nd I wnt u t giv ur nw wif ll m nsiv lths.".

"I nt d tht, drling," n sid. "Yur siz 16 nd shs nl 10.".

I nt d tht, drling.

Jwish lgrm ( ).

"gin wrring ( ). Dtils t fllw ( ; t fllw ).".

Jwish lgrm.

"gin wrring. Dtils t fllw.".

b gs t s his bss nd ss, "W'r ding sm hv hus-lning ( ; hv ) t hm tmrrw ( ) fr sh ( , ) nd m wif nds m t hl with th tti ( , = ) nd th grg, mving nd huling (// : ; t hul , , ) stuff (; stuff ; , ).".

"W'r shrt-hndd ( : " "), b," th bss rlis ( ). "I just n't giv u th d ff ( ).".

"hns (), bss," ss sh, "I nw I uld unt n u! ( , /t nw-nw-nwn/)".

b gs t s his bss nd ss, "W'r ding sm hv hus-lning t hm tmrrw fr sh nd m wif nds m t hl with th tti nd th grg, mving nd huling stuff.".

"W'r shrt-hndd, b," th bss rlis. "I just n't giv u th d ff.".

"hns, bss," ss sh, "I nw I uld unt n u!".

W'r shrt-hndd. I just n't giv u th d ff.

I nw I uld unt n u!

r. & rs. Gldbrg hd just gt mrrid ( ). n thir w ( ) t thir hnmn ( ), r. Gldbrg sid t his nw wif ( ), "Wuld u hv mrrid m if m fthr hdnt lft m frtun? ( , /t lv-lft-lft/)".

Sh rlid, "Drling, I wuld hv mrrid u n mttr ( ) wh () hd lft u frtun.".

r. & rs. Gldbrg hd just gt mrrid. n thir w t thir hnmn, r. Gldbrg sid t his nw wif, "Wuld u hv mrrid m if m fthr hdnt lft m frtun?".

Sh rlid, "Drling, I wuld hv mrrid u n mttr wh hd lft u frtun.".

ud, frm s ( ), is n hlid in Isrl ( ) nd mts frmr (, ) Shlm thr. ud ss Shlm wht h ds (, ).

"I ris (: t ris ; , ) fw hins ( )," ss Shlm. "I'm ls frmr ( ).".

"S m I ( ). w muh lnd d u hv? ( )" ss ud.

"Fift mtrs in frnt ( ), nd lmst hundrd t th b ( ).".

Nw it ws th turn ( ) f Shlm t s qustin ( = ).

"Yur frm s, s wht but ur frm? ( = )" ss Shlm.

ud tlls him (, ), "n m frm, I n driv ( , ) frm mrning until sundwn ( ) nd nt rh th nd f m rrt ( ).".

"ht's t bd ( , : )," ss Shlm. "I n hd r li tht ( , - // ).".

ud, frm s, is n hlid in Isrl nd mts frmr Shlm thr. ud ss Shlm wht h ds.

"I ris fw hins," ss Shlm. "I'm ls frmr.".

"S m I. w muh lnd d u hv?" ss ud.

"Fift mtrs in frnt, nd lmst hundrd t th b.".

Nw it ws th turn f Shlm t s qustin.

"Yur frm s, s wht but ur frm?" ss Shlm.

ud tlls him, "n m frm, I n driv frm mrning until sundwn nd nt rh th nd f m rrt.".

"ht's t bd," ss Shlm. "I n hd r li tht.".

ht's t bd.

rbbi, rist () nd ministr () r disussing () whn lif bgins ( ).

h rist ss: "In ur rligin ( ), lif bgins t ntin ( ).".

h ministr ss: "W disgr ( ; I gr ). W bliv tht lif bgins ( , ) whn th ftus is vibl w frm th mthr's wmb ( ; ftus [ˈfi:tǝs]).".

h rbbi rsnds (): "Yu bth r wrng ( ). In ur rligin, lif bgins whn th ids grdut llg ( ) nd th dg dis ( ).".

rbbi, rist nd ministr r disussing whn lif bgins.

h rist ss: "In ur rligin, lif bgins t ntin.".

h ministr ss: "W disgr. W bliv tht lif bgins whn th ftus is vibl w frm th mthr's wmb.".

h rbbi rsnds: "Yu bth r wrng. In ur rligin, lif bgins whn th ids grdut llg nd th dg dis.".

W disgr.

Yu bth r wrng.

rs. rmn frm Lndn ws visiting () sm frinds in Flrid whn sh sw ( /t s-sw-sn/) littl ld mn ring mrril w ( ) n his frnt rh ( ). hd lvl smil ( ) n his f ( // ). Sh just hd t g vr t him ( = ).

"I uldnt hl ntiing ( ) hw h u l ( ). I wuld lv ( ) t nw ur srt fr lng nd h lif ( // ).".

"I sm fur ts f igrtts d ( ), drin fiv bttls ( ) f sth whis w ( ), t lts nd lts ( : ) f ftt fd ( ; ft ) nd I nvr (), I mn ( = ) nvr ris ( = , ).".

"Wh, thts bslutl mzing ( ). Iv nvr hrd nthing li this bfr ( : ). w ld r u? ( )".

"Im twnt si (26)," h rlid.

rs. rmn frm Lndn ws visiting sm frinds in Flrid whn sh sw littl ld mn ring mrril w n his frnt rh. hd lvl smil n his f. Sh just hd t g vr t him.

"I uldnt hl ntiing hw h u l. I wuld lv t nw ur srt fr lng nd h lif.".

"I sm fur ts f igrtts d, drin fiv bttls f sth whis w, t lts nd lts f ftt fd nd I nvr, I mn nvr ris.".

"Wh, thts bslutl mzing. Iv nvr hrd nthing li this bfr. w ld r u?".

"Im twnt si," h rlid.

I uldnt hl ntiing hw h u l.

I wuld lv t nw ur srt fr lng nd h lif.

Wh, thts bslutl mzing.

Iv nvr hrd nthing li this bfr.

w ld r u?

ish is bing indtrintd (; ) b th Russin gvrnmnt ( ):

Gvt. ffiil ( ): "If u hd ht ( ), wht wuld u d with it? ( )".

ish: "Giv it t thr Russi ( -).".

Gvt. ffiil: "nd if u hd l (; l [ˈælɪs]), wht wuld u d with it?".

ish: "Giv it t thr Russi.".

Gvt. ffiil: "nd if u hd swtr (), wht wuld u d with it?".

N rl ( ).

Gvrnmnt ffiil ss th qustin gin ( : ).

nd still ( , -) n rl.

Finll () h shuts (): "ish, wh dn't u rl?".

ish: "us I hv swtr ( ).".

ish is bing indtrintd b th Russin gvrnmnt:

Gvt. ffiil: "If u hd ht, wht wuld u d with it?".

ish: "Giv it t thr Russi.".

Gvt. ffiil: "nd if u hd l, wht wuld u d with it?".

ish: "Giv it t thr Russi.".

Gvt. ffiil: "nd if u hd swtr, wht wuld u d with it?".

N rl.

Gvrnmnt ffiil ss th qustin gin.

nd still n rl.

Finll h shuts: "ish, wh dn't u rl?".

ish: "us I hv swtr.".

If u hd ht, wht wuld u d with it?

Dr Dd,

$hl i$ rll grt ( $ $). I m ming lt$ f frind$ ( $ : $) nd $tuding vr hrd ( $ $). With ll m $tuff ($ $), I $iml n't thin f nthing I nd ( $ -, $), $ if u wuld li ( $ ), u n ju$t $nd m rd ( $ ), $ I wuld lv t hr frm u ( $ : $ ).

Lv ($ ),

Yur $n ( $).

$hlm.

h Rl ():

Dr Shlm,

I Nw tht strNm, Nmis, nd Ngrh ( , N, N N) r Nugh t (N, : , ) vn n hNr studnt bus ( N ; hnr ; hnr studnt , / , /. ). D Nt frgt tht th ursuit f Nwldg (N , ) is Nbl ts (N : ), nd u n nvr stud Nugh ( N).

Lv ur fthr,

Nh.

Dr Dd,

$hl i$ rll grt. I m ming lt$ f frind$ nd $tuding vr hrd. With ll m $tuff, I $iml n't thin f nthing I nd, $ if u wuld li, u n ju$t $nd m rd, $ I wuld lv t hr frm u.

Lv,

Yur $n.

$hlm.

h Rl:

Dr Shlm,

I Nw tht strNm, Nmis, nd Ngrh r Nugh t vn n hNr studnt bus. D Nt frgt tht th ursuit f Nwldg is Nbl ts, nd u n nvr stud Nugh.

Lv ur fthr,

Nh.

I m ming lts f frinds.

I m studing vr hrd.

Yu n nvr stud nugh.

mn wld ( : ) int lwr's ffi ( ) nd inquird (, ) but th lwr's rts ( , ).

"$50.00 fr thr qustins ( )," rlid th lwr ( ).

"Isn't tht wfull st? ( ; st , )" sd th mn ( ).

"Ys," th lwr rlid, "nd wht ws ur third qustin? ( )".

mn wld int lwr's ffi nd inquird but th lwr's rts.

"$50.00 fr thr qustins," rlid th lwr.

"Isn't tht wfull st?" sd th mn.

"Ys," th lwr rlid, "nd wht ws ur third qustin?".

Isn't tht wfull st?

Jwish ld lls th nwsr ( ) nd ss fr th bitur stin ( ).

h bit gu ss ( ), "Wht n I d fr u? ( = )".

"I'd li t l n bitur ( ).".

"wright (= ll right , : ), hw wuld u li it t rd? ( , : )".

"Irving hn did ().".

"ht's it? ( //) Irving hn did?".

"ht's it.".

"ut u gt fur lins in th bit ( ). It's inludd in th ri ( ).".

"ll right. Irving hn did dill fr sl ( = ).".

Jwish ld lls th nwsr nd ss fr th bitur stin.

h bit gu ss, "Wht n I d fr u?".

"I'd li t l n bitur.".

"wright, hw wuld u li it t rd?".

"Irving hn did.".

"ht's it? Irving hn did?".

"ht's it.".

"ut u gt fur lins in th bit. It's inludd in th ri.".

"ll right. Irving hn did dill fr sl.".

Wht n I d fr u?

It's inludd in th ri.

n ld Jwish mn nd ung Jwish mn r trvling n th trin ( ).

h ung mn ss (): "us m, wht tim is it? (, )" h ld mn ds nt nswr ( ).

"us m, sir, wht tim is it?" h ld mn s siln ( ).

"Sir, I'm sing u wht tim is it. Wh dn't u nswr?! ( )".

h ld mn ss: "Sn (), th nt st ( ) is th lst n this rut ( ). I dn't nw u ( ), s u must b strngr (: , , ; strng ; ). If I nswr u nw ( ), I'll hv t invit u t m hm ( ). Yu'r hndsm (), nd I hv butiful dughtr ( ). Yu will bth fll in lv ( , : ) nd u will wnt t gt mrrid ( ). ll m ( ), wh wuld I nd sn-in-lw ( : ) wh n't vn ffrd wth? ( // )".

n ld Jwish mn nd ung Jwish mn r trvling n th trin.

h ung mn ss: "us m, wht tim is it?" h ld mn ds nt nswr.

"us m, sir, wht tim is it?" h ld mn s siln.

"Sir, I'm sing u wht tim is it. Wh dn't u nswr?!".

h ld mn ss: "Sn, th nt st is th lst n this rut. I dn't nw u, s u must b strngr. If I nswr u nw, I'll hv t invit u t m hm. Yu'r hndsm, nd I hv butiful dughtr. Yu will bth fll in lv nd u will wnt t gt mrrid. ll m, wh wuld I nd sn-in-lw wh n't vn ffrd wth?".

us m, wht tim is it?

I n't ffrd tht.

h first Jwish rsidnt ( = , ) lls his mthr ( ) in Quns (- -) nd invits hr fr hnuh ( ).

"I'd li t ( , )," sh ss, "but it's s muh trubl ( : ) First (-), I hv t gt b ( ) t th irrt, nd I ht witing ( ; t ht ) n Quns ulvrd".

"m! I'm rsidnt f th Unitd Stts! I'll snd ir Fr n! ( . //; fr )".

"Ys, but whn w lnd ( ) I'll still hv t rr m luggg ( = ) thrugh () th irrt nd tr t find ( ) b nd u nw wht hlid rwds r li ( , : )".

"m! I'll hv hlitr i u u! ( , ) Yu'll g stright ( ) frm th ln t m frnt lwn! ( = )".

"I dn't nw ( ) I'd still nd htl rm ( ). nd htls r s nsiv ( ) nd th'r nt li th usd t b ( , )".

"! Yu'll st t th Whit us! ( )".

"Wll" Sh thins. "I guss ( ; t guss , ; /./ , ), .." sh sighs (), "I'll m fr u ( ).".

ht ftrnn ( / /; nn ), sh's tling n th hn ( ) with n f hr frinds ( ). "Wht's nw? ( )" h frind ss.

"I'm visiting m sn fr hnuh ( ).".

"h dtr?".

"N th thr n (, ).".

h first Jwish rsidnt lls his mthr in Quns nd invits hr fr hnuh.

"I'd li t," sh ss, "but it's s muh trubl First, I hv t gt b t th irrt, nd I ht witing n Quns ulvrd".

"m! I'm rsidnt f th Unitd Stts! I'll snd ir Fr n!".

"Ys, but whn w lnd I'll still hv t rr m luggg thrugh th irrt n tr t find b nd u nw wht hlid rwds r li".

"m! I'll hv hlitr i u u! Yu'll g stright frm th ln t m frnt lwn!".

"I dn't nw I'd still nd htl rm. nd htls r s nsiv nd th'r nt li th usd t b".

"! Yu'll st t th Whit us!".

"Wll" Sh thins. "I guss. .." sh sighs, "I'll m fr u.".

ht ftrnn, sh's tling n th hn with n f hr frinds. "Wht's nw?" h frind ss.

"I'm visiting m sn fr hnuh.".

"h dtr?".

"N th thr n.".

I'd li t, but it's s muh trubl.

nd htls r nt li th usd t b

Wht's nw?

rris ms hm t find his wif ( : ), Sdi, ring (). "I fund ut (; /t find-fund-fund /) frm rs. Gldbrg tht u'v bn hving n ffir ( ) with tht hi srtr ( ; hi / /, / /; /. ./ ) in ur ffi.

Wh wuld u d tht t m? ( ).

vn't I lws bn th gd wif? ( ) I'v d fr u ( ), risd ur hildrn ( ), nd I'v lws bn b ur sid ( ) fr thirt-fiv rs ( 35 ). Wht hvn't I dn t m u h? ( : , )".

mbrrssd (), rris nfsss (), "It's tru ( ), Sdi, u'v bn th bst wif mn uld h fr ( , ). Yu m m h in ll ws ( : = ) but n ( ). Yu dn't mn ( ) whn w hv s!".

"If I mnd whn w hd s, u'd st running rund?! ( : ) ll right (, ), m t th bdrm ( ) s I n shw u ( ) tht I, t, n mn during s! ( : )".

S th rtir (, ) t th bdrm, gt undrssd (), nd limb btwn th shts ( : ).

s th bgin t iss ( ), Sdi ss (), "Nw, rris, shuld I mn nw? (, : )".

"N, nt t ( ).".

rris bgins fndling () Sdi.

"Wht but nw? ( : ) Shuld I mn nw?".

"N, I'll tll u whn ( , ).".

h bgin t m lv ( ).

"Is it tim fr m t mn (// ), rris?".

"Wit (), I'll tll u whn.".

mnts ltr ( ), in th ht f ssin ( ), snds bfr rhing lim ( ; t rh ), rris lls (), "Nw, Sdi, mn! N!".

"Y! Yu wuldn't bliv! ( ) wht d I hd ( : ; t mn ; )".

rris ms hm t find his wif, Sdi, ring. "I fund ut frm rs. Gldbrg tht u'v bn hving n ffir with tht hi srtr in ur ffi.

Wh wuld u d tht t m?

vn't I lws bn th gd wif? I'v d fr u, risd ur hildrn, nd I'v lws bn b ur sid fr thirt-fiv rs. Wht hvn't I dn t m u h?".

mbrrssd, rris nfsss, "It's tru, Sdi, u'v bn th bst wif mn uld h fr.

Yu m m h in ll ws but n. Yu dn't mn whn w hv s!".

"If I mnd whn w hd s, u'd st running rund?! ll right, m t th bdrm s I n shw u tht I, t, n mn during s!".

S th rtir t th bdrm, gt undrssd, nd limb btwn th shts.

s th bgin t iss, Sdi ss, "Nw, rris, shuld I mn nw?".

"N, nt t.".

rris bgins fndling Sdi. "Wht but nw? Shuld I mn nw?".

"N, I'll tll u whn.".

h bgin t m lv

"Is it tim fr m t mn, rris?".

"Wit, I'll tll u whn.".

mnts ltr, in th ht f ssin, snds bfr rhing lim,

rris lls, "Nw, Sdi, mn! N!".

"Y! Yu wuldn't bliv wht d I hd!".

Yu wuldn't bliv wht d I hd!

h rbbi nd th rist mt ( /t mt-mt-mt/) vr Sund t 2 in th r ( 2 ) t tl vr th w's vnt st ( ). h rd thir bils ( /t rid-rd-riddn/) t sil bnh () vr Sund fr twnt rs ( ).

n Sund th rbbi gt t bnh tl ( ) t 2 nd witd nd witd (). n hur wnt b ( ) nd th rist ws still nt thr ( : ).

h rbbi rd hm () nd lld th rist n th hn ( ). ", Fthr, wht hnd? ( )" h rbbi sd (). "Fr twnt rs w'v mt t th r vr Sund, but td u didn't shw u ( ). Wht's wrng? ( : , ).

"Wll Rbbi," th rist lind (), "ftr hurh ( ) td I wnt ut t gt m bi ( ) t mt u, but m bi ws missing (: , ). I nw it must hv bn ( , ) smn in m rish (- ) wh t it ( ). Rbbi, wht shuld I d? ( : )".

"Wll, tht's quit dilmm (, , , ), Fthr." h rbbi sid thughtfull (), "I'll tll u wht u shuld d ( , ). Nt Sund whn u giv ur srmn ( , : ), s f th n mmndmnts ( ). Whn u gt t th rt but ( : ) hu shll nt stl ( ), l vr ur ngrgtin ( ), nd th rsn with th guilt l ( ; guilt ) will b th n wh stl ( , /t stl-stl-stln/) ur bil.".

h fllwing Sund ( ) t 2 th rbbi ws lrd witing fr th rist ( ).

rmtl () t 2 u rd th rist n his bi.

"Wll Fthr, m id must hv wrd ( , , )," th rbbi sid.

"Wll, nt quit (, )," th rist intnd (, , ). "I ws ging thrugh th n mmndmnts s u suggstd ( , ). ut whn I gt t th rt but hu shlt nt mmit dultr ( )," I rmmbrd () whr I lft ( /t lv-lft-lft/) m bi.".

h rbbi nd th rist mt vr Sund t 2 in th r t tl vr th w's vnt st. h rd thir bils t sil bnh vr Sund fr twnt rs.

n Sund th rbbi gt t bnh tl t 2 nd witd nd witd. n hur wnt b nd th rist ws still nt thr.

h rbbi rd hm nd lld th rist n th hn. ", Fthr, wht hnd?" h rbbi sd. "Fr twnt rs w'v mt t th r vr Sund, but td u didn't shw u. Wht's wrng?

"Wll Rbbi," th rist lind, "ftr hurh td I wnt ut t gt m bi t mt u, but m bi ws missing. I nw it must hv bn smn in m rish wh t it. Rbbi, wht shuld I d?".

"Wll, tht's quit dilmm, Fthr." h rbbi sid thughtfull, "I'll tll u wht u shuld d. Nt Sund whn u giv ur srmn, s f th n mmndmnts. Whn u gt t th rt but hu shll nt stl, l vr ur ngrgtin, nd th rsn with th guilt l will b th n wh stl ur bil.".

h fllwing Sund t 2 th rbbi ws lrd witing fr th rist.

rmtl t 2 u rd th rist n his bi.

"Wll Fthr, m id must hv wrd," th rbbi sid.

"Wll, nt quit," th rist intnd. "I ws ging thrugh th n mmndmnts s u suggstd. ut whn I gt t th rt but hu shlt nt mmit dultr, I rmmbrd whr I lft m bi.".

Wht hnd?

Wht's wrng?

Wht shuld I d?

Wll, m id must hv wrd.

Wll, nt quit.

rntr () in hlm is fiing th rf ( ), but s h wrs ( , , ), h thrws w () but hlf th nils ( ). h mr is ssing b ( ), nd ss him wh h's wsting s mn nils ( , ; t wst , //).

h rntr nswrs (), "I t nil ut f th bg ( ), nd if it's fing th rf ( = ), I us it ( ); if it's fing w ( : ), I nw it's dftiv ( , ) nd thrw it w.".

h mr tlls him, "Yu fl! () hs r fr th thr sid!! ( )".

rntr in hlm is fiing th rf, but s h wrs, h thrws w but hlf th nils. h mr is ssing b, nd ss him wh h's wsting s mn nils. h rntr nswrs, "I t nil ut f th bg, nd if it's fing th rf, I us it; if it's fing w, I nw it's dftiv nd thrw it w.".

h mr tlls him, "Yu fl! hs r fr th thr sid!!".

Yu fl!

h rbbi f hlm nd n f his studnts ( ) wr snding th night ( /t snd-snt-snt , ; //) t th inn ( ). h studnt sd th srvnt ( ) t w him t dwn ( ) bus h ws t t n rl trin ( ). h srvnt did s ( ). Nt wishing ( ) t w th rbbi, th studnt grd in th dr fr his lths ( ) nd, in his hst ( ), h ut n () th lng rbbinil gbrdin ( ). hurrid t th sttin ( ), nd, s h ntrd th trin ( : ), h ws stru dumb with mzmnt ( ; stru /t stri-stru-stru/; dumb ) s h ld t himslf ( ) in th mrtmnt mirrr ( ).

"Wht n idit tht srvnt is!" h rid ngril ( ). "I sd him t w m, instd ( ) h wnt nd w th rbbi! ( )".

h rbbi f hlm nd n f his studnts wr snding th night t th inn. h studnt sd th srvnt t w him t dwn bus h ws t t n rl trin. h srvnt did s. Nt wishing t w th rbbi, th studnt grd in th dr fr his lths nd, in his hst, h ut n th lng rbbinil gbrdin. hurrid t th sttin, nd, s h ntrd th trin, h ws stru dumb with mzmnt s h ld t himslf in th mrtmnt mirrr.

"Wht n idit tht srvnt is!" h rid ngril. "I sd him t w m, instd h wnt nd w th rbbi!".

I ws stru dumb with mzmnt.

h rbbi ws fd u ( , /t fd-fd-fd , ) with his ngrgtin (). S, h didd t si th srvis (, ) n Ym iur, th hlist d ( ) n th Jwish lndr, nd instd g l glf ( ).

ss () ws ling dwn frm hvn ( ) nd sw th rbbi n th glf urs ( , /t s-sw-sn/). nturll () rrtd it t Gd (, ). ss suggstd () Gd unish () th rbbi svrl (; svrl [sɪˈvɪǝlɪ]).

s h wthd ( ), ss sw th rbbi ling th bst gm ( ) h hd vr ld! ( - ) h rbbi gt hl-in-n ( ; hl-in-n ) n th tughst hl ( ; tugh , ; ) n th urs. ss turnd t Gd nd sd ( ), "I thught u wr ging t unish him ( , /t thin-thught-thught/). D u ll this unishmnt?! ( )".

Gd rlid, "Wh n h tll? ( / /)".

h rbbi ws fd u with his ngrgtin. S, h didd t si th srvis n Ym iur, th hlist d n th Jwish lndr, nd instd g l glf.

ss ws ling dwn frm hvn nd sw th rbbi n th glf urs. nturll rrtd it t Gd. ss suggstd Gd unish th rbbi svrl.

s h wthd, ss sw th rbbi ling th bst gm h hd vr ld! h rbbi gt hl-in-n n th tughst hl n th urs. ss turnd t Gd nd sd, "I thught u wr ging t unish him. D u ll this unishmnt?!".

Gd rlid, "Wh n h tll?".

"If I wr Rfllr ( )," sighd () th brw thr (), "I'd b rihr thn Rfllr ( , ).".

is frind sd ( ), "Wht d u mn? ( ) w uld u b rihr? ( )".

"I'd d littl thing n th sid ( = ; sid , ).".

"If I wr Rfllr," sighd th brw thr, "I'd b rihr thn Rfllr.".

is frind sd, "Wht d u mn? w uld u b rihr?".

"I'd d littl thing n th sid.".

Wht d u mn?

h tim is th Frnh Rvlutin ( ).

Yssi livd in smll villg ( , ) nd n d (), his frind Rbrt m t s him ( ) ftr rturning frm tri t ris ( ).

Yssi sd Rbrt wht ws hning (, ) in ris s h hd hrd ( /t hr-hrd-hrd/) th wr rgulrl using th Guilltin (/ / : ).

Ys, u hrd right ( ), sid Rbrt, nditins thr r s bd s n b ( , : ). h r hing ff ls hds in thir thusnds (, )..

v (, ), mnd () Yssi, wht vr will hn t m ht businss? ( ).

h tim is th Frnh Rvlutin.

Yssi livd in smll villg nd n d, his frind Rbrt m t s him ftr rturning frm tri t ris.

Yssi sd Rbrt wht ws hning in ris s h hd hrd th wr rgulrl using th Guilltin.

Ys, u hrd right, sid Rbrt, nditins thr r s bd s n b. h r hing ff ls hds in thir thusnds..

v, mnd Yssi, wht vr will hn t m ht businss?.

nditins thr r s bd s n b.

n d Jwish thr nd hr 8-r-ld dughtr ( ) wr wling lng th bh ( , ), just t th wtr's dg ( ). Suddnl, GIGNI wv flshd u ( ) n th bh, swing th littl girl ut t s ( ).

"h, Gd," lmntd (, ) th mthr, turning hr f twrd hvn ( ) nd shing hr fist ( ). "his ws m NLY bb ( ). I n't hv mr hildrn ( ). Sh is th lv nd j f m lif ( ). I hv hrishd vr d (, ; t hrish , ) tht sh's bn with m ( ). Giv hr b t m ( : , ), nd I'll g t th snggu vr d fr th rst f m lif!!! ( ; rst )".

Suddnl, nthr GIGNI wv flshd u nd dsitd () th girl b n th snd ( ).

h mthr ld u t hvn nd sid, "Sh hd n !!! ( )".

n d Jwish thr nd hr 8-r-ld dughtr wr wling lng th bh, just t th wtr's dg. Suddnl, GIGNI wv flshd u n th bh, swing th littl girl ut t s.

"h, Gd," lmntd th mthr, turning hr f twrd hvn nd shing hr fist. "his ws m NLY bb. I n't hv mr hildrn. Sh is th lv nd j f m lif. I hv hrishd vr d tht sh's bn with m. Giv hr b t m, nd I'll g t th snggu vr d fr th rst f m lif!!!".

Suddnl, nthr GIGNI wv flshd u nd dsitd th girl b n th snd.

h mthr ld u t hvn nd sid, "Sh hd n !!!".

Giv it b t m!

Sdi gs t s hr rbbi ( : ); sh mlins () but hr vr bd hdhs ( : ). Sh whins (), ris (), nd tls but hr r living nditins ( ) fr hurs ().

ll f suddn (, ), Sdi shuts (), vrjd ( ; j ), "Rbbi, ur hl rsn ( ) hs urd m! ( ) hdh is gn! ()".

whih th rbbi rlis ( ), "N Sdi, it is nt gn. I hv it nw ( ).".

Sdi gs t s hr rbbi; sh mlins but hr vr bd hdhs. Sh whins, ris, nd tls but hr r living nditins fr hurs.

ll f suddn, Sdi shuts, vrjd, "Rbbi, ur hl rsn hs urd m! hdh is gn!".

whih th rbbi rlis, "N Sdi, it is nt gn. I hv it nw.".

hdh is gn!

nn is lmst () 32 rs ld. ll his frinds r nw mrrid ( ), but nn just dts nd dts ( ).

Finll, his frind ss him (, ), "Wht's th mttr, nn? ( , ) r u ling fr th rft wmn? ( ) r u rll tht fuss? ( , ; fuss , ; , ; fuss , ; ) Surl u n find smn ( -) wh suits u? ( )".

"N I just nt ( )," nn rlis. "I mt mn ni girls ( ), but s sn s I bring thm hm (, ) t mt m rnts (: ), m mthr dsn't li thm ( ). S I n ling! ( , )".

"Listn ()," his frind suggsts (), "wh dn't u find girl wh's just li ur mthr? ( )".

n ws g b () nd gin nn nd his frind gt tgthr (: ).

"S, hv u fund th rft girl t? ( /t find-fund-fund/) n tht's just li ur mthr?".

nn shrugs his shuldrs ( ), "Ys, I fund n just li mum. um lvd hr right frm th strt ( ) nd th hv bm gd frinds ( = ).".

"S, d I w ( //) u zl v? ( ) r u nd this girl nggd? ( )".

"I'm frid nt ( : , ). fthr n't stnd hr! ( )".

nn is lmst 32 rs ld. ll his frinds r nw mrrid, but nn just dts nd dts.

Finll, his frind ss him, "Wht's th mttr, nn? r u ling fr th rft wmn? r u rll tht fuss? Surl u n find smn wh suits u?".

"N I just nt," nn rlis. "I mt mn ni girls, but s sn s I bring thm hm t mt m rnts, m mthr dsn't li thm. S I n ling!".

"Listn," his frind suggsts, "wh dn't u find girl wh's just li ur mthr?".

n ws g b nd gin nn nd his frind gt tgthr.

"S, hv u fund th rft girl? n tht's just li ur mthr?".

nn shrugs his shuldrs, "Ys, I fund n just li mum. um lvd hr right frm th strt nd th hv bm gd frinds.".

"S, d I w u zl v? r u nd this girl nggd t?".

"I'm frid nt. fthr n't stnd hr!".

Wht's th mttr?

r u rll tht fuss?

Surl u n find smn wh suits u.

S I n ling.

h hv bm gd frinds.

I'm frid nt.

I n't stnd him!

gu gs int nfssin ( ) nd ss t th rist ( ), "Fthr, I'm 80 rs ld, mrrid (), hv fur ids ( ) nd 11 grndhildrn (), nd lst night I hd n ffir with tw 18-r-ld girls ( ; ffir ). I md lv with bth f thm ( ) twi ().".

h rist sid: "Wll, m sn ( ), whn ws th lst tim u wr in nfssin? ( )".

"Nvr Fthr (, ), I'm Jwish ( ).".

"S thn ( ), wh r u tlling m? ( // )".

"I'm tlling vrbd (// : ).".

gu gs int nfssin nd ss t th rist, "Fthr, I'm 80 rs ld, mrrid, hv fur ids nd 11 grndhildrn, nd lst night I hd n ffir with tw 18-r-ld girls. I md lv with bth f thm twi.".

h rist sid: "Wll, m sn, whn ws th lst tim u wr in nfssin?".

"Nvr Fthr, I'm Jwish.".

"S thn, wh r u tlling m?".

"I'm tlling vrbd.".

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