1.Way of Inducing
At the cleaner‘s, I noticed the sign “In by 10 a. m. , out by 5 p. m. ” so I told the owner that I wanted to pick my clothing up at five. “it won‘t be ready,” he said.
“But your sign says, ‘In by 10 a. m. , out by 5 p. m.‘,” I reminded him.
“Oh,” he replied, “that means me.
2.Bring me a glass of milk
At 2 a. m, Mrs. Culkin was convinced that she had heard a prowler in the living, room. “Tiptoe down-stairs,” she told her husband. “Don‘ t turn on the lights. Sneak up him before he knows what‘s happening
Dutifully Mr. Culkin put on his robe. Just as he reached the bedroom door, his wife added, “And when you come back, bring me a glass of milk.”
3.The ability of the Kangaroo
The zoo built a special eight-foot-high enclosure for its newly acquired kangaroo, but the next morning the animal was found hopping around outside. The height of the fence was increased to 15 feet, but the kangaroo got out again. Exasperated, the zoo director had the height increased to 30 feet, but the kangaroo still escaped. A giraffe asked the kangaroo, “How high do you think they‘ll build the fence?”
“I don‘t know, ” said the kangaroo. “Maybe a thousand feet if they keep leaving the gate unlocked.
4.As If Awakening From A Dream
A competition which subject is on giving up drinking is proceeding. One of lecturers says excitedly, ” Alcohol can break down conjugal（婚姻的） relation, even cause your wife to leave you… “
A man shouts out at the news, “Give me another bottle of Brandy.”