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Talking Dictionary865. Achtung! Guten Morgen! Gesundheit!


865. He said, "It's not just any parade. It's Veterans Day parade. It's bigger than the Thanksgiving Day parade." His daughter said, "It doesn't even have Snoopy! And Nancy and I were going to go to the mall." He said, "You're right—no Snoopy. And guess what? If your grandparents, and millions of others, hadn't served in World War II, there wouldn't be a Snoopy. There wouldn't be a Thanksgiving Day parade. There wouldn't be a Thanksgiving Day! And you and Nancy wouldn't be spending the day at the mall. You'd be living in an armory filled with 1,000 cots and sewing machines. All 1,000 of you girls would get up at dawn, exercise, sing German battle hymns, eat sauerkraut and sausage, and then sew Nazi flags until dusk. Then, after more sauerkraut and sausage, you'd go to bed. The next day—" She asked, "Can we bring Nancy to the parade?" 4.5


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