Episode 312: March 1, 2012
Today I have a quick tip for you about the words “all right,” and then I have a special national grammar day short story that plays on the two possible spellings of “all right.”
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Our story is by Rich Russell and is titled “When Mr. Brown Met Miss Fox: A Love Story,” and for you to get the joke, you need to know that many people get confused about how to spell “all right.”
by Rich Russell
Quickly, Mr. Brown jumped ahead of Miss Fox in the queue.
“Excuse you,” she huffed.
“Oh, I’m terribly sorry,” Mr. Brown apologized. “I didn’t realize you were all ready in line.”
“Well, I was, and––did you say––did you just say ‘all ready’ as in two words, ‘all’ and then ‘ready’?”
"No, I mean––how would you know if I said already (one word) or all ready (two words)?内容来自 听力课堂网：http://www.tingclass.net/show-8165-231852-1.html