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Talking Dictionary191. The Commercials Are More Interesting


191. The commercials were blasting away. A commercial for whiter teeth. A commercial for a safer car. A commercial for headache relief. He turned off the volume. She said, "What are you doing? Turn the volume back on." He said, "These are stupid, boring commercials. You can watch them every 10 minutes on TV. They are trying to sell you stuff. They want you to trust them. They want you to believe them. But they don't know the first thing about you. Wouldn't you rather listen to me? Wouldn't you rather listen to your real‐life husband? Wouldn't you rather listen to what I have to say?" She said, "Okay, if you insist. I guess you're right. I should listen to you. What do you want to say?" He looked at her. He said, "That's it. That’s all I wanted to say." She grabbed the remote. She turned the volume back on. 1.8


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