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Talking Dictionary573. Who's The Boss Of You?


573. Lauren called Humphrey. They had divorced amicably several years ago. She still phoned him from time to time. After saying hello, Humphrey said, "You're not going to like this, but I've got to tell you something. I'm getting married again. However, my fiancée's a big believer in Out with the Old. So, I promised her I'd throw out all your pictures. I promised her I'd throw out my old wedding ring. And I promised her I wouldn't talk to you anymore." Lauren said, "You promised, but you didn't do, right?" Humphrey said, "Oh yes, I did do! She watched me shred all your photos. We went to Pier 17, and she watched me throw the ring into the East River. Now, regarding my third promise, I'm sorry, but I've got to hang up. Please, don't ever call me again." Lauren screamed, "You're a—!" just before Humphrey hung up. 3.7


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