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ESL 287: Golf Like a Girl, Manage Like a Man


ESL 287: Golf Like a Girl, Manage Like a Man




He was in his 60s. He was short, fat, and arrogant. He was the plant manager, the supervisor, the boss! His name was Tom. He relished every minute of his power. He yelled at the employees. He called them names. He smoked daily, even though it was against the law to smoke in the workplace. He didn't care. As the license plate on his car said, he was The Boss.

California is an "at will" state. That means that your employer can let you go for no reason ("You're fired!" or almost any reason ("You're fired because you're too tall!" . You can take your firing to court if it involves discrimination—sexism, racism, or ageism. However, even if you were discriminated against, proving it in court is difficult.

Tom considered himself a macho man. He did not know that his employees considered him a jerk. They made fun of him behind his back. They called him Tommy Troll because he was short and mean and had no manners. Never once had anyone heard Tom use the words Please, Thank You, Excuse Me, or I'm Sorry.

Everyone wanted to attend his funeral. But that wasn't going to happen soon. After his last physical, he presented his blood test report at a weekly staff meeting. Every item on that report was within the acceptable range. "The doctor said I'll live to be 100," he said proudly, immediately depressing most of the employees.

Tom played golf every Sunday with some other supervisors. He was a bad golfer, but he thought he was good. He liked to joke around and make fun of other golfers. On the first tee last Sunday, Tom joked about a golfer who had just teed off: "Look at that guy. He swings like a girl." Tom laughed heartily at his own joke. His buddies were silent.

"What did you say?" asked the golfer angrily. He had overheard Tom's remark. He was a mean-looking man.

"Uh, nothing," Tom said.

"Yes, you did. You said I swing like a girl. Now I've got something to say. You apologize like a good little girl, or I'll give you a fresh knuckle sandwich."

In front of his golf buddies, Tom meekly apologized. After only nine holes, during which Tom was unusually quiet, he excused himself and went home. He said he had a headache. But his friends thought it was shame that was eating at him. The next day, Tom was still upset. He told Bill to report to his office. He had never liked Bill. He always wondered why he had hired him in the first place.

"I'm letting you go. I don't need you here. Your last day is Friday."

Bill wasn't surprised. Saying nothing, he spat on Tom's desk and walked out.

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*Vocabulary:

• arrogant:
• discrimination:
• funeral:
• jerk:
• knuckle:
• license:
• macho:
• mean:
• meekly:
• relish:
• shame:
• supervisor:
• tee:

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*Wh-Questions:

• How old was he?

• How tall was he?

• What did he relish?

• What did he do daily?

• How often did he smoke in the workplace?

• What did his license plate say?

• What kind of state is California?

• What does "at will" mean?

• Where can you take your firing if it involves discrimination?

• What are your chances of winning in court?

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*Fill in blanks:

He was in his 60s. He was short, ____ , and arrogant. He was the plant manager, the ____ , the boss! His name was Tom. He relished ____ minute of his power. He yelled at the ____ . He called them names. He smoked daily, even ____ it was against the law to smoke in ____ workplace. He didn’t care. As the license plate ____ his car said, he was The Boss.

California ____ an “at will” state. That means that your ____ can let you go for no reason (“You’re ____ !”) or almost any reason ("You’re fired because you’re ____ tall!”). You can take your firing to court ____ it involves discrimination—sexism, racism, or ageism. However, even ____ you were discriminated against, proving it in court ____ difficult.

Tom considered himself a macho man. He ____ not know that his employees considered him a ____ . They made fun of him behind his back. ____ called him Tommy Troll because he was short ____ mean and had no manners. Never once had ____ heard Tom use the words Please, Thank You, ____ Me, or I’m Sorry.

Everyone wanted to attend ____ funeral. But that wasn’t going to happen soon. ____ his last physical, he presented his blood test ____ at a weekly staff meeting. Every item on ____ report was within the acceptable range. “The doctor ____ I'll live to be 100,” he said proudly, ____ depressing most of the employees.

Tom played golf____ Sunday with some other supervisors. He was a golfer, but he thought he was good. He ____ to joke around and make fun of other ____ . On the first tee last Sunday, Tom joked ____ a golfer who had just teed off: “Look ____ that guy. He swings like a girl.” Tom ____ heartily at his own joke. His buddies were____ .

“What did you say?” asked the golfer angrily. ____ had overheard Tom’s remark. He was a mean-looking ____ .

“Uh, nothing,” Tom said.

“Yes, you did. You ____ I swing like a girl. Now I’ve got ____ to say. You apologize like a good little ____ , or I’ll give you a fresh knuckle sandwich.”

____ front of his golf buddies, Tom meekly apologized. ____ only nine holes, during which Tom was unusually____ , he excused himself and went home. He said ____ had a headache. But his friends thought it shame that was eating at him. The next ____ , Tom was still upset. He told Bill to ____ to his office. He had never liked Bill. ____ always wondered why he had hired him in____ first place.

“I’m letting you go. I don’t ____ you here. Your last day is Friday."

Bill ____ ’t surprised. Saying nothing, he spat on Tom’s desk ____ walked out.

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*Translate into Vietnamese:

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ESL 287: Golf Like a Girl, Manage Like a Man

*Vocabulary:


• arrogant: kiêu ngạo
• discrimination: phân biệt đối xử
• funeral: đám tang
• jerk: co giật, xuẩn ngốc
• knuckle:
• license: giấy phép
• macho: đại trượng phu
• mean: trung bình, bần cùng
• meekly: hiền lành
• relish: thưởng thức, gia vị
• shame: xấu hổ
• supervisor: giám sát
• tee: đánh gôn

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*Wh-Questions:

• How old was he? 60

• How tall was he? short

• What did he relish? every minute of his power

• What did he do daily? smoked

• How often did he smoke in the workplace? daily

• What did his license plate say? The Boss

• What kind of state is California? "at will"

• What does "at will" mean? that your employer can let you go for no reason

• Where can you take your firing if it involves discrimination? to court

• What are your chances of winning in court? difficult

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*Fill in blanks:

He was in his 60s. He was short, __fat__ , and arrogant. He was the plant manager, the __supervisor__ , the boss! His name was Tom. He relished __every__ minute of his power. He yelled at the __employees__ . He called them names. He smoked daily, even __though__ it was against the law to smoke in _the___ workplace. He didn’t care. As the license plate __on__ his car said, he was The Boss.

California _is___ an “at will” state. That means that your ____employer__ can let you go for no reason (“You’re ____fired__ !”) or almost any reason ("You’re fired because you’re ___too_ tall!”). You can take your firing to court __if__ it involves discrimination—sexism, racism, or ageism. However, even __if__ you were discriminated against, proving it in court _is___ difficult.

Tom considered himself a macho man. He __did__ not know that his employees considered him a _jerk___ . They made fun of him behind his back. __They__ called him Tommy Troll because he was short __and__ mean and had no manners. Never once had __anyone___ heard Tom use the words Please, Thank You, ____Excuse__ Me, or I’m Sorry.

Everyone wanted to attend __his__ funeral. But that wasn’t going to happen soon. ____After__ his last physical, he presented his blood test ____report__ at a weekly staff meeting. Every item on __that__ report was within the acceptable range. “The doctor __said__ I'll live to be 100,” he said proudly, __immediately___ depressing most of the employees.

Tom played golf____every__ Sunday with some other supervisors. He was a golfer, but he thought he was good. He ____liked__ to joke around and make fun of other __golfers___ . On the first tee last Sunday, Tom joked ____about__ a golfer who had just teed off: “Look __at__ that guy. He swings like a girl.” Tom __laughed___ heartily at his own joke. His buddies were____silent__ .

“What did you say?” asked the golfer angrily. __He__ had overheard Tom’s remark. He was a mean-looking __man__ .

“Uh, nothing,” Tom said.

“Yes, you did. You __said__ I swing like a girl. Now I’ve got __something___ to say. You apologize like a good little __girl__ , or I’ll give you a fresh knuckle sandwich.”

__In__ front of his golf buddies, Tom meekly apologized. _After___ only nine holes, during which Tom was unusually__quiet__ , he excused himself and went home. He said __he__ had a headache. But his friends thought it shame that was eating at him. The next _day___ , Tom was still upset. He told Bill to ____report__ to his office. He had never liked Bill. __He__ always wondered why he had hired him in__the__ first place.

“I’m letting you go. I don’t __need__ you here. Your last day is Friday."

Bill __wasn__ ’t surprised. Saying nothing, he spat on Tom’s desk __and__ walked out.

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*Translate into Vietnamese:

Đánh gôn như con gái, quản lý như đàn ông

Ông ta đang ở tuổi 60. Ông lùn, mập và kiêu ngạo. Ông là quản đốc xưởng, là người đốc công, là sếp! Tên ông ấy là Tom. Ông tận hưởng từng phút quyền lực của mình. Ông hét với nhân viên. Ông gọi tên họ. Ông hút thuốc hàng ngày, dù biết là chống lại lệnh cấm hút thuốc tại nơi làm việc. Ông chẳng quan tâm. Trên bảng số xe của ông có ghi, ông là Sếp.

California là một tiểu bang áp dụng luật sa thải tuỳ ý. Có nghĩa là chủ có thể cho bạn nghỉ việc không lý do ("Anh bị đuổi!" hay bất cứ lý do gì ("Anh bị đuổi vì anh quá cao!". Anh có thể đem việc bị đuổi ra toà nói có phân biệt đối xử-giới tính, chủng tộc, hay tuổi tác. Nhưng dù sao, ngay cả nếu bị phân biệt, chứng minh trước toà cũng khó.

Tom tự cho mình là một người đàn ông đích thực. Ông không biết là nhân viên của mình chỉ xem ông là một tên ngốc. Họ giễu cợt ông sau lưng. Họ gọi ông là Lão lùn Tommy vì ông lùn và thấp hèn và không lịch sự. Không có ai từng được nghe Tom dùng những từ như Làm ơn, Cám ơn, Xin lỗi, hay Tôi Xin lỗi.

Ai cũng muốn dự đám tang của ông. Nhưng điều đó không sớm xảy ra. Sau lần khám sức khoẻ gần nhất, ông cho mọi người xem báo cáo xét nghiệm máu vào cuộc họp nhân viên hàng tuần. Mọi chỉ tiêu đều nằm trong giới hạn cho phép. "Bác sĩ nói tôi sẽ sống đến 100 tuổi," ông tự hào nói, làm hầu hết nhân viên đau khổ.

Tom chơi gôn mỗi chủ nhật với những người giám sát khác. Ông là một tay chơi gôn tồi, nhưng cứ nghĩ mình giỏi. Ông thích đùa và chọc những người đánh gôn khác. Trong cú đánh đầu tiên vào chủ nhật rồi, Tom đùa về người đánh gôn vừa trật :"Xem gã ấy kìa. Hắn đánh như con gái." Tom cười khoái trá với câu đùa của mình. Nguời bạn cùng chơi thì im lặng.

"Ông nói gì?" người đánh gôn giận dữ hỏi. Ông ấy đã nghe Tom nói. Ông ấy là một người đàn ông trung bình.

"Uh, không có gì," Tom nói.

"Có, ông có nói. Ông nói tôi đánh như con gái. Giờ tôi có điều muốn nói. Ông phải xin lỗi tôi như một cô bé ngoan, hay tôi sẽ đấm vào mõm ông bây giờ."

Trước mặt bạn chơi gôn, Tom phải ngoan ngoãn xin lỗi. Sau chỉ chín lỗ, mà Tom im lặng một cách bất thường, ông cáo lỗi về nhà. Ông nói ông nhức đầu. Nhưng bạn bè ông nghĩ là do ông bị xấu hổ ăn lấy ông. Hôm sau, Tom vẫn buồn lo. Ông bảo Bill báo cáo lại văn phòng. Ông không bao giờ thích Bill. Ông luôn tư hỏi tại sao ông đã thuê Bill đầu tiên.

"Tôi sẽ cho cậu nghỉ việc. Tôi không cần cậu. Ngày cuối cùng của cậu là Thứ Sáu."

Bill chẳng ngạc nhiên. Không nói gì, anh nhổ nước bọt lên bàn Tom và đi ra.

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@lanhuongbm,

- At will: Dịch từ sẽ bị nghe hơi kỳ lanhuong à :) Người ta muốn nói là California cũng là tiểu bang áp dụng luật mà người lao động có thể bị cho nghĩ bất kỳ lúc nào và chẳng vì lý do gì cả. Ngược lại, người lao động cũng có thể nghỉ việc tùy ý mà chẳng bị ràng buộc gì về mặt pháp lý với hãng đang làm. Theo ý ndh, chúng ta nên dịch là:

California là một tiểu bang áp dụng luật sa thải tùy ý.

- Plant manager: Chức cụ tương tự quản đốc xưởng, nhà máy.

- Supervisor: Đốc công

- Tommy troll: Lão/thằng cha (quỷ) lùn Tommy.

- Macho: Tôi nghĩ nên dịch là:

Tom tự nhận mình là người đàn ông đích thực.

Từ đại trương phu để nói về đàn ông Mỹ nghe nó kỳ thế nào ấy.

- I'll give you a fresh knuckle sandwich:

Tao sẽ đấm vào mõm mày ngay bây giờ.

Fresh trong câu này tương tự như Right now.

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Cám ơn anh nguoidochanh đã sửa bài.

Lanhuong đã sửa lại.

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LESSON 287:

GOLF LIKE A GIRL, MANAGE LIKE A MAN.
CHƠI GÔN NHƯ THIẾU NỮ, QUẢN LÝ NHƯ ĐÀN ÔNG.

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*Vocabulary:

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• arrogant: kiêu căng, ngạo mạn.
• discrimination: phân biệt đối xử.
• funeral: tang lễ.
• jerk: kẻ ngớ ngẩn.
• knuckle: cú đấm.
• license: giấy phẹp môn bài, đăng ký.
• macho: đại trượng phu, bậc nam nhi, người đàn ông khuôn mẫu.
• mean: người tấm thước, tầm vóc trung bình, thấp kém.
• meekly: nhu mì, dễ bảo, ngoan ngoãn.
• relish: tận hưởng, thưởng thức.
• shame: xấu hổ.
• supervisor: đốc công.
• tee: phát bóng.

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*Wh-Questions:
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• How old was he?
- He was in his 60s.

• How tall was he?
- He was short.

• What did he relish?
- He relished every minute of his power.

• What did he do daily?
- He smoked daily.

• How often did he smoke in the workplace?
- He smoked in the workplace daily.

• What did his license plate say?
- His license plate said he was the Boss.

• What kind of state is California?
- It is an "at will" state.

• What does "at will" mean?
- "At will" means that your employer can let you go for no reason.

• Where can you take your firing if it involves discrimination?
- In the court.

• What are your chances of winning in court?
-No chances. It's very difficut for winning in court

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*Fill in blanks:
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He was in his 60s. He was short, fat, and arrogant. He was the plant manager, the supervisor, the boss! His name was Tom. He relished every minute of his power. He yelled at the employees. He called them names. He smoked daily, even though it was against the law to smoke in the workplace. He didn’t care. As the license plate on his car said, he was The Boss.

California is an “at will” state. That means that your employer can let you go for no reason (“You’re fired!”) or almost any reason ("You’re fired because you’re too tall!”). You can take your firing to court if it involves discrimination—sexism, racism, or ageism. However, even if you were discriminated against, proving it in court is difficult.

Tom considered himself a macho man. He did not know that his employees considered him a joke. They made fun of him behind his back. They called him Tommy Troll because he was short and mean and had no manners. Never once had antone heard Tom use the words Please, Thank You, Excuse Me, or I’m Sorry.

Everyone wanted to attend his funeral. But that wasn’t going to happen soon. After his last physical, he presented his blood test report at a weekly staff meeting. Every item on the report was within the acceptable range. “The doctor said I'll live to be 100,” he said proudly, immediately depressing most of the employees.

Tom played golf every Sunday with some other supervisors. He was a badgolfer, but he thought he was good. He liked to joke around and make fun of other golfers. On the first tee last Sunday, Tom joked about a golfer who had just teed off: “Look at that guy. He swings like a girl.” Tom laughed heartily at his own joke. His buddies were silent.

“What did you say?” asked the golfer angrily. He had overheard Tom’s remark. He was a mean-looking man .

“Uh, nothing,” Tom said.

“Yes, you did. You said I swing like a girl. Now I’ve got something to say. You apologize like a good little girl, or I’ll give you a fresh knuckle sandwich.”

In front of his golf buddies, Tom meekly apologized. After only nine holes, during which Tom was unusually quiet, he excused himself and went home. He said he had a headache. But his friends thought it shame that was eating at him. The next day, Tom was still upset. He told Bill to report to his office. He had never liked Bill. He always wondered why he had hired him in the first place.

“I’m letting you go. I don’t need you here. Your last day is Friday."

Bill wasn't surprised. Saying nothing, he spat on Tom’s desk and walked out.

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*Translate into Vietnamese:
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Lão ta ở độ tuổi 60. Lão lùn, mập và kiêu căng ngạo mạn. Lão là quản đốc, là xếp! Tên lão là Tom. Lão tận hưởng từng phút cái quyền lực của mình. Lão quát tháo nhân viên. Lão gọi họ bằng những tên gọi khiếm nhã. Lão hút thuốc suốt ngày, cho dù không được phép hút thuốc tại nơi làm việc. Lão chẳng hề quan tâm. Y như bảng số xe trên xe lão đã nói, lão là Xếp.

California là một tiểu bang áp dụng luật sa thải tùy ý. Điều đó có nghĩa là người chủ có thể cho bạn nghĩ việc mà không cần lý do("Bạn bị sa thải!" hoặc hầu hết các lý do ("Bạn bị sa thải vì bạn quá cao!". Bạn có thể đưa người sa thải bạn ra toà nếu chuyện sa thải liên quan tới việc phân biệt đối xử-phân biệt đối xử do giới tính, phân biệt chủng tộc hoặc phân biệt tuổi tác. Tuy nhiên, cho dù bạn đang bị phân biệt đối xử, việc chứng minh trước toà là một việc khó khăn.

Tom xem bản thân lão là một người đàn ông đích thực. Lão không biết các nhân viên của lão xem lão như một kẻ ngớ ngẩn. Họ chế giễu ở sau lưng lão. Họ gọi lão là thằng cha lùn Tommy vì lão lùn và có tầm vóc trung bình và không biết cách cư xử. Chưa một lần có bất kỳ ai nghe Tom dùng các từ như Làm ơn, Cám ơn, Xin lỗi, hoặc Tôi rất tiếc.

Tất cả mọi người đều ao ước tham dự lễ tang của lão. Nhưng chuyện đó sẽ không xảy ra sớm. Sau đợt khám sức khoẻ mới đây, lão đưa ra bản xét nghiệm máu tại cuộc họp hàng tuần với các nhân viên. Các mục trong bản kết quả đều ở trong phạm vi chấp nhận được. "Bác sĩ nói tao sẽ sống đến 100 tuổi," lão nói một cách tự hào, điều đó ngay lập tức đã làm hầu hết các nhân viên phiền muộn.

Tom chơi gôn mỗi Chủ Nhật cùng với một vài đốc công khác. Lão là một tay chơi gôn dở tệ, nhưng lão nghĩ lão giỏi. Lão khoái việc nói đùa và trêu chọc những tay gôn khác. Ở chỗ phát bóng đầu tiên vào thứ Bảy vừa rồi, Tom nói đùa về một tay gôn vừa phát bóng hỏng: "Nhìn gã này xem. Gã vung gậy như một đứa con gái." Tom cười tếch toác vì câu nói đùa của mình. Những người bạn của lão lặng thinh không nói.

"Mày nói gì chứ?" Tay chơi gôn giận dữ hỏi. Hắn đã nghe lõm được lời bình luận của Tom. Hắn là một người đàn ông có vẻ mặt hung tợn.

"À, không có gì," Tom nói.

"Có, mày có nói. Mày nói tao vung gậy như một đứa con gái. Bây giờ tao có chuyện để nói đây. Mày phải xin lỗi tao giống như một đứa con gái ngoan, hoặc tao sẽ cho mày ăn một cú đấm vào mõm ngay bây giờ."

Ở trước mặt mấy người bạn chơi gôn của lão, Tom xin lỗi một cách ngoan ngoãn. Chỉ sau chín lỗ, là khoảng thời gian Tom yên lặng khác thường, lão cáo lỗi và đi về nhà. Lão bảo lão bị nhức đầu. Nhưng bạn bè lão cho rằng sự xấu hổ đã làm lão khó chịu. Ngày hôm sau, Tom vẫn còn khó chịu. Lão bảo Bill đến gặp lão ở văn phòng. Lão không bao giờ thích Bill. Lão luôn lấy làm lạ vì sao lão lại thuê anh ngay từ đầu.

"Tao phải để mày đi thôi. Tao không cần mày ở đây nữa. Ngày cuối cùng của mày là thứ Sáu."

Bill không ngạc nhiên. Chẳng nói điều gì, Anh ta nhổ nước bọt lên bàn giấy của Tom và bước ra ngoài.

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. 21.The Pile of Paper
. 22.Brushing and Flossing
. 23.Raising the Kids
. 24.A Clean Toilet Bowl
. 25.A Love Letter
. 26.A Bird Attacks
. 27.A Daytime Robbery
. 28.Trick or Treat
. 29.The Motorcycle Rider
. 30.Spock Saves His Dad
. 31.Provider Overbills Customer
. 32.The Breakup
. 33.Famous Model Dies
. 34.Shopping Carts Everywhere
. 35.Four Slit Throats
. 36.Does Garlic Mean Garlic?
. 37.A Jealous Girlfriend
. 38.Towns Hit by Snowstorms
. 39.Another Jealous Girlfriend
. 40.She Loves Her Son
. 41.The Doctor’s Exam
. 42.Hospitals Can Make You Sick
. 43.English Is So Hard
. 44.Hollywood Stars and Tourists
. 45.GEICO’s TV Lizard
. 46.Law and Order in LA
. 47.Destruction of Iraq
. 48.Have You Seen This Man?
. 49.LA Traffic Report
. 50.LA Radio News


. 51.Trash Truck Misses Pick-up
. 52.Her First Driving Accident
. 53.You’re Not a Good Principal
. 54.I’ve Got You Covered
. 55.Paris Goes to Jail in LA
. 56.A Year with No TV
. 57.Let’s Buy Some Paint
. 58.I Need Water for My Clients
. 59.Putting Bunny to Sleep
. 60.Where Is That Darn Battery?
. 61.If You Really Love Me…
. 62.The Wedding Gift (1)
. 63.The Wedding Gift (2)
. 64.Does a Tiger Change Its Stripes?
. 65.No Place Like an Open House
. 66."We Could Have All Died!"
. 67.It’s the Thought that Counts
. 68.Who Ordered the Scallops?
. 69.You’re Not My Daddy
. 70.Let He Who Is Without Sin…
. 71.Shopping at the 99 Cents Store
. 72.Betting Big in Vegas
. 73.Priced to Sell!
. 74.The Handyman Comes
. 75.A Woman Has Needs
. 76.A Hot Day and a Cool Pool
. 77.Up, Up, and Away
. 78.Man's Best Friend
. 79.Six Feet Under
. 80.An Unhappy Worker
. 81.Why the Sky Is Brown
. 82.It’s a Small World
. 83.Suspicious Shoppers
. 84.Death Is Part of Life
. 85.Tagger Shoots Woman
. 86.Crime on the Rise
. 87.Too Soft on Crime
. 88.Pluto Chases Kid
. 89.In Harm’s Way
. 90."Semper Buy"
. 91.A Little Respect, Please
. 92.A Dream from Beyond-1
. 93.A Dream from Beyond-2
. 94.A Trip to Egypt
. 95.No Doughnuts for Old Folks
. 96.It’s Just Business
. 97.A Walk in the Wild
. 98.Elvis Is Alive and Well
. 99.Bad Weed, Bad Call
. 100.Shark Attack


. 101.Love in the Hospital
. 102.Interstate Bridge Collapses
. 103.Stop Selling Those Bunnies
. 104.Actor Tries to Kill Himself
. 105.US Senator Says He’s not Gay
. 106.E.Coli Is Everywhere
. 107.Influenza
. 108.The Hospital Orderly-1
. 109.The Hospital Orderly-2
. 110.Flower Power
. 111.Dog Inherits Millions
. 112.Man Holds Staff Hostage
. 113.Young Boy Defends Sister
. 114.Remember Me?
. 115.The Way to a Man’s Heart
. 116.Sail Around the World
. 117.New Dog-Barking Law
. 118.Man Flies in Lawn Chair-1
. 119.Man Flies in Lawn Chair-2
. 120.Cleaning a Dirty Plate
. 121.Her Driving Lesson
. 122.Hurricane Dean
. 123.Adventurer Disappears
. 124.Nursing Student Disappears
. 125.The Lovely Banana
. 126.Smells like Chicken
. 127.The Wedding-1
. 128.The Wedding-2
. 129.The Waiter
. 130.Your Country Thanks You
. 131.D.B.Cooper Lives On-1
. 132.D.B.Cooper Lives On-2
. 133.I’m No Alcoholic!
. 134.48 Homes Burn Down-1
. 135.48 Homes Burn Down-2
. 136.Drought Attacks Georgia
. 137.A Bad MRI Experience
. 138.Body in a Barrel-1
. 139.Body in a Barrel-2
. 140.Red Meat, Gray Water
. 141.All Bite, No Bark
. 142.Tiger Kills Two Men-1
. 143.Tiger Kills Two Men-2
. 144.Red Flowers Make Her See Red
. 145.The Starbucks Robbery
. 146.The Argument-1
. 147.The Argument-2
. 148.The Toilet Tank-1
. 149.The Toilet Tank-2
. 150.Santa Was Molested




. 151.Fire Kills Two Young Girls
. 152.Police Arrest Fire-Starters
. 153.Get out of "Jail"-1
. 154.Get out of "Jail"-2
. 155.New Year Celebrations
. 156.$50K to Waitress-1
. 157.$50K to Waitress-2
. 158.Who Needs School?
. 159.Black Friday
. 160.JFK Assassination
. 161.Don’t Top Off the Tanks
. 162.The Clapper
. 163.Tuberculosis Still Kills
. 164.Old Dogs Become Young Again
. 165.Ham and Eggplant
. 166.A Hole in Her Ear-1
. 167.A Hole in Her Ear-2
. 168.The Drugs Keep Coming
. 169.Missing Husband-1
. 170.Missing Husband-2
. 171.Don’t Get Mad-Get Even
. 172.The Christmas Gift-1
. 173.The Christmas Gift-2
. 174.The Haircut-1
. 175.The Haircut-2
. 176.The Robbery at the Mall-1
. 177.The Robbery at the Mall-2
. 178.The Driving Lesson-1
. 179.The Driving Lesson-2
. 180.The Move to Georgia-1
. 181.The Move to Georgia-2
. 182.I’ll Get a Job in a Restaurant
. 183.A Cleaner River-1
. 184.A Cleaner River-2
. 185.The Spitter
. 186.Kill Those Flies-1
. 187.Kill Those Flies-2
. 188.The Oil Change-1
. 189.The Oil Change-2
. 190.Boy Starts Huge Fire
. 191.Writers Go on Strike
. 192.Please Don’t Hurt Me!
. 193.It’s Just a Little White Lie
. 194.Jury Service in California
. 195.The Rude Golfer-1
. 196.The Rude Golfer-2
. 197.Man Invents Toilet for Cars
. 198.Monkeys Cause Man’s Death
. 199.The Light Eater-1
. 200.The Light Eater-2


. 201.Sara Went Shopping
. 202.Man Injured at Fast Food Place
. 203.A Life-Saving Cow
. 204.Driver Loses Mabel, Finds Jail
. 205.Jerry Decided To Buy a Gun
. 206.Freeway Chase
. 207.Better To Be Unlucky
. 208.Food Fight Erupted in Prison
. 209.How His Pig is Doing
. 210.Goats Being Hired
. 211.A Missing Cat
. 212.Book Him
. 213.Water Under the Sink-1
. 214.Water Under the Sink-2
. 215.Theft Occurs Everywhere
. 216.Eggs and a Bunny
. 217.Goodbye to Clean Couple
. 218.$100 Deposit
. 219.Books Don’t Grow on Trees
. 220.A Murder-Suicide
. 221.New Store and Its Owners
. 222.Hit-and-Run Charge
. 223.Gasoline Prices Hit Record High
. 224.A Festival of Books
. 225.Crazy Housing Prices
. 226.Happy and Unhappy Renters
. 227.Pulling Out Nine Tons of Trash
. 228.Cloning Pets
. 229.Rentals at the Oceanside
. 230.Trees Are a Threat
. 231.Gets Booked, Writes a Book
. 232.Popular Park Reopens
. 233.Swim Classes Begin Soon
. 234.Not Sitting Around
. 235.Get Millions for Homeless
. 236.Tenants Watch Building Burn
. 237.Bathtub Blues
. 238.Blood Drive at Civic Center
. 239.City Hosts 42nd Art Fair
. 240.City and Crime
. 241.Bank Robbery
. 242.Immigration Goes Online
. 243.Jimmy Fixes His Door
. 244.Needs a New Air-Conditioner
. 245.Man Gets 12 Years for Fraud
. 246.Man Shoots Up Post Office
. 247.Murals Are Over 200 Years Old
. 248.Pier Collapses
. 249.Cameras in Police Cars
. 250.A School Girl Sues Her School


. 251.SUV Driver Sends Officer Flying
. 252.Boy Drowns in Neighbor's Pool
. 253.Woman Dies in House Fire
. 254.Plane Crashes into House
. 255.Fishing for Girls
. 256.Shot Next to Christmas Tree
. 257.Stabbed Outside Nightclub
. 258.Fishing Boat Sinks
. 259.The Mysterious Carport Stain
. 260.Lies About Winning Lottery
. 261.Victory Dance Leads to Death
. 262.Eat Your Vegetables
. 263.Honk if You're in a Hurry
. 264.The Man Who Loved Women
. 265.How to Get out of Jury Duty
. 266.The Way to a Man’s Heart
. 267.Female Seeks Mature Male
. 268.Let’s Go Fishing
. 269.Train Wreck “Frees” Cows
. 270.Valuable Guitar Found
. 271.Stepmother Kills Herself
. 272.Beautiful Teacher Smiles
. 273.Are Criminals Taking Over LA?
. 274.Police Arrest Happy Van Driver
. 275.Say Your Prayers
. 276.The Final Phone Call
. 277.Almost Perfect Children
. 278.There Goes the Neighborhood!
. 279.Let’s Go to Vegas!
. 280.Squirrel Attacks Woman
. 281.To Save His Baby
. 282.English Is Confusing
. 283.Pump Up the Tires
. 284.Don’t Go Swimming
. 285.The Park That Went to the Dogs
. 286.Can You Spare a Carburetor?
. 287.Golf Like a Girl
. 288.Take Me Out to the Ball Game
. 289.Take This Job and Shove It
. 290.Where Did That Book Go?
. 291.When You’ve Got Your Health
. 292.That ‘New Car’ Smell
. 293.Inviting Poor Student to Dinner
. 294.When I'm in the Bathroom
. 295.It Was an Old, Worthless Clock
. 296.Five-Finger Discount on Candy
. 297.Collecting Seashells
. 298.At the Store Entrance
. 299.We Will See the World
. 300.Get Me a Caffe Latte




. 301.The Slow Computer-1
. 302.The Slow Computer-2
. 303.The Careful Reader
. 304.Avoid the Flu
. 305.Magician Attracts Women
. 306.US Border Patrol
. 307.Car Shopping in California
. 308.Happy Anniversary
. 309.“Read All about It!”
. 310.A Factory Worker
. 311.Bad Pork
. 312.Don’t Eat the Meat
. 313.Copper Robbers
. 314.Weekly Driving Lessons-1
. 315.Weekly Driving Lessons-2
. 316.Laundry Day-1
. 317.Laundry Day-2
. 318.The Bargain CD Set-1
. 319.The Bargain CD Set-2
. 320.It’s All Over
. 321.The New Clothes-1
. 322.The New Clothes-2
. 323.Food as Punishment
. 324.US Passports Outsourced
. 325.The Demanding Son
. 326.A Practical Joke
. 327.The Dead Pedestrian
. 328.Bad News, Good News
. 329.The Cluster Balloonist
. 330.The Rude Clerk
. 331.The Tax Charge
. 332.The Fire in the Hills-1
. 333.The Fire in the Hills-2
. 334.The Vacuum Cleaner Filter-1
. 335.The Vacuum Cleaner Filter-2
. 336.The Rental Car-1
. 337.The Rental Car-2
. 338.The Marathon Cheater
. 339.School Bus Crashes
. 340.Don’t Take My Property
. 341.New Law for Taco Trucks
. 342.The Refund-1
. 343.The Refund-2
. 344.Shut Your Mouth
. 345.TSA’s New Policy-1
. 346.TSA’s New Policy-2
. 347.I’m Pregnant
. 348.Court Approves Same-Sex Marriage
. 349.Impolite to His Brother
. 350.Protecting the Public
. 351.Malibu to License Paparazzi
. 352.I'm Moving to NY
. 353.The Heart Attack-1
. 354.The Heart Attack-2
. 355.Let's Speak English

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