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grammar:blog:2014-03-20-211122 [2014/03/20 21:14]
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grammar:blog:2014-03-20-211122 [2018/04/22 23:26] (current)
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 6. Murder at the old farm 6. Murder at the old farm
  
- A week later there was another surprise, and this time they had a row. It was the worst row since they had got married. They got home, as usual, at six o'​clock. Rick went into the living room. '​Marilyn,'​ he said, '​what'​s this?'​ +  ​Marilyn walked along Balmoral Avenue. All the houses were the same. They had all been built two years before. She walked round the corner into Osborne Way. There was one older house at the end of Osborne Way. It had been there before the estate was built. An old man was working in the garden.
- The ashtray, which was usually on the shelf near the radio, was on the coffee table. A cigarette end was in the ashtray. +
- '​Who'​s been here?' said Rick. +
- ​Marilyn picked up the ashtray. 'Look, Rick,' she said, 'you told me that you had stopped smoking. You know that I don't like smoking.'​ +
- '​It'​s not mine,' he said. 'I haven'​t had a cigarette for more than two years. Have you been home today?'​ +
- '​No,​ I haven'​t,'​ she said. 'But somebody has. I've never smoked. You know that.'​ +
- She picked up the cigarette end. There was red lipstick on it. She showed it to Rick. +
- '​A woman'​s been here,' she said. '​What'​s happening, Rick? Who is she?'​ +
- '​A woman ghost that smokes Marlboro cigarettes,'​ he said. +
- '​It isn't funny, Rick,' she said. She went to the door. '​I'​m going out for a walk. Don't come with me. I want to think.'​ +
- Marilyn walked along Balmoral Avenue. All the houses were the same. They had all been built two years before. She walked round the corner into Osborne Way. There was one older house at the end of Osborne Way. It had been there before the estate was built. An old man was working in the garden.+
  '​Good evening,'​ said Marilyn.  '​Good evening,'​ said Marilyn.
  '​Good evening,'​ he replied. '​It'​s a lovely evening, isn't it?'  '​Good evening,'​ he replied. '​It'​s a lovely evening, isn't it?'
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