Click to use the Talking Dictionary38. One Man's Trash Is ...


38. Bob lived in a one‐bedroom apartment. He had lived there for a long time. He usually went out on Sunday only. He took the bus to church. He took the bus to the supermarket. He bought only canned food. He bought canned tuna. He bought canned chicken. He bought canned vegetables. After shopping, he took the bus home. He watched TV every day, all day long. He threw his trash into plastic bags. His apartment was full of plastic bags. The plastic bags were full of empty cans. His son visited him one day. "Dad," he said, "you have to throw out all these bags. They're a health hazard. You might get a disease. You might attract roaches. They're a safety hazard. You might trip over them and fall down." His dad said, "These bags are not a problem. They keep me company. I like having them around." 2.2


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