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Talking Dictionary 742. United States Not So United


742. Sue said, "My coworker ratted on me. She told my supervisor I left work fifteen minutes early yesterday. Fifteen minutes, and she had to go tattle to the boss. I need to find another job." Bill said, "Well, good luck finding one where your coworkers won't stab you in the back. When I was a young man, I thought America was one big, happy family. All for one, and one for all. Ha! No way! This country is not only every man for himself, but every group for itself: blacks versus whites, Muslims versus Christians, and poor versus rich, to name a few." She said, "Well, you omitted the biggest 'versus' of all, and it's worldwide, not just in America." He asked, "I did? What's that?" She said, "Men versus women! This is the 21st century, and you still think we're only good for cooking, cleaning, and having your babies!" 4.5


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