46. The Elephant
A: Yikes! What was that noise?
B: I had to blow my nose.
A: Did you have to blow right next to the phone?
B: Did you hear that?
A: Of course I heard that. I thought a plane had crashed into your house.
B: It wasn′t that loud.
A: I will blow my nose sometime for you, and you′ll see.
B: Okay. I′ll take your word for it.
A: I thought you had an elephant in your house.
B: You′re funny.
A: What did you say? I think I′ve gone deaf.
B: I′m going into the bathroom to blow my nose. I′ll be right back.
47. You Can Have Some of My Friends
A: I have lots of friends.
B: Really? How many do you have?
A: I don′t know, maybe one hundred.
B: That is a lot of friends. Do you have a best friend?
A: Of course. I have lots of best friends.
B: How many best friends do you have?
A: I think about twenty-five.
B: Hmm. I have only one best friend.
A: I feel sorry for you.
B: I have only a few friends.
A: You must be lonely. I will share my friends with you.
B: That′s very nice of you.
48. If You Cheat, You Will Die
A: Don′t you ever cheat on me.
B: Why would I do that?
A: Because men like to cheat.
B: Some men do, but not me.
A: I′m watching you.
B: I′m an open book. Watch me all you want.
A: If I catch you, you′ll be sorry.
B: You won′t catch me, because I love you. I′m not a cheater.
A: I will poke your eyes out.
B: I don′t want any other woman.
A: I will chop your toes off, one by one.
B: Honey, please. You′re the only woman for me, forever. I swear it.
49. Let′s Not Go Out
A: I hate to go outside.
B: Me too.
A: Why do you hate to go outside?
B: I meet too many jerks.
A: I agree.
B: This city is full of jerks.
A: Rude people are everywhere.
B: But what can you do?
A: You can yell at them.
B: And they will yell back at you.
A: Yelling doesn′t do any good.
B: No. The best thing to do is just stay home.
50. Fill Out the Form
A: Will you look at this form?
B: Are you having problems with it?
A: I don′t understand some things.
B: Let me help you.
A: What does "MI" mean?
B: "MI" stands for Middle Initial.
A: What does "MM/DD/YY" mean?
B: That means Month/Day/Year. Use numbers.
A: I don′t understand.
B: For example, if your birth date is January 12, 1987, write 01/12/87.
A: Oh. That′s simple enough.
B: Always print clearly, and fill in the bubbles completely.