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Talking Dictionary 1045. Yearbook Foto: Ruby, AKA Rudolph


1045. It was yearbook picture day for Ruby's senior class. A high school tradition, yearbooks are keepsakes that seniors pore over long after they were seniors. The excitement of picture day had kept Ruby up late the night before. Upon awaking, she went into the bathroom. She screamed. Alarmed, her dad knocked on the bathroom door. "Honey, are you okay?" She said, "Yes, Daddy. I'm okay. No, I'm not okay!" Dad said, "You're okay, but you're not okay. What's not okay? Do you want to tell me, or do you want to tell your mom?" Ruby said, "Daddy, I have the world's grossest pimple on my nose!" Her dad said, "A pimple? A pimple! So pop it, honey. It's just a pimple!" She said, "Just a pimple? Just a pimple! It's picture day, Dad! There's no such thing as 'just a pimple' today!" Ruby started bawling. Dad went to get mom. 2.9


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